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Stuffed Chicken Wrapped in Serrano Ham

Stuffed Chicken Wrapped in Serrano Ham

If you’re looking for an impressive dish, you’ve come to the right place. We’ve given this chicken roulade a Spanish flair with the addition of some flavourful Spanish ingredients. The chicken breasts are stuffed with goat’s cheese, piquillo peppers (roasted red peppers) and spinach and then wrapped in Serrano ham. Seriously good and dinner party worthy.

Migas

Migas

Migas is a traditional Spanish dish, originally introduced by shepherds as a breakfast dish to make use of leftovers. The name ‘migas’ translates to ‘crumbs’ in Spanish, because the main ingredient in this recipe is breadcrumbs, ideally from day-old bread. It is the perfect way of using up yesterday’s bread in a very tasty way! We love having this for a comforting winter brunch.

Pan Con Tomate

Pan Con Tomate

Pan con tomate (or bread with tomato) is a simple and versatile Spanish dish made with bread, ripe tomatoes, garlic and extra virgin olive oil.

Chickpeas with Spinach

Chickpeas with Spinach

This recipe of Garbanzos con Espinacas is typical dish from Seville and is often served as a tapa. Made with cumin, saffron and paprika to inject lots of flavour into these simple and healthy ingredients, it is easy to make and incredibly satisfying. We like to serve it as a side dish with meat or fish or as a main dish served with grilled bread on the side. 

Top 10 Spanish Recipes of 2021

Top 10 Spanish Recipes of 2021

Bring the taste of Spain home with these simple Spanish recipes! We've rounded up our top ten most visited Spanish recipes in 2021 from the Hog´s Blog. On this list, you'll see many of the traditional tapas bar classics, along with some heartier main dishes and versatile sauces that will add a Spanish flair to your dishes. 

Mussels with Chorizo

Mussels with Chorizo

A simple, yet flavourful dish, all made in one big pot. Mussels always add a sense of occassion to a meal, and this version with chorizo, white win...

Seafood Paella

Seafood Paella

Originating in Valencia, in the east coast region of Spain, paella is the quintessential Spanish dish, typically served at lunchtime. So bright and festive, from the saffron infused bomba rice and the rich broth, to the variety of seafood and vegetables, paella is the perfect dish to share loved ones for a special occassion. 

Roasted Presa Ibérica with Mojo Verde

Roasted Presa Ibérica with Mojo Verde

When thinking about special occasion meals, we often gravitate to turkey or roast beef, especially this time of year. However, this roasted pork recipe, with its vibrant and zingy green sauce is a delicious way to liven up a special meal.

Mojo Verde (or green sauce) originates from Spain’s Canary Islands and is famously served there with papas arugadas (wrinkly potatoes), which are boiled and heavily salted baby potatoes, so salted that their skin goes wrinkly. Made from cilantro, garlic, olive oil and cumin it is a refreshing sauce that keeps well in the fridge and goes very well with any meat, fish or grilled veggie dish.

Luxurious Pinchos Morunos (Spanish Kebabs)

Luxurious Pinchos Morunos (Spanish Kebabs)

The Moors occupied southern Spain for nearly 800 years, so it’s no wonder that dishes like Pinchos Morunos, or “Moorish Skewers”, can be found in r...

Alioli (Spanish Garlic Mayo)

Alioli (Spanish Garlic Mayo)

Alioli is the quintessential Spanish dipping sauce, originally from Catalonia, Spain. In fact, the name alioli comes from the Catalan words for its two key ingredients - all (garlic) and oil (oli). 

How to Have an Epic Tapas Night

How to Have an Epic Tapas Night

If there’s one thing we love, it’s a great tapas night. Sharing good food brings people together, stimulates conversation and adds a sense of fun to the evening. While it may seem overwhelming (all those different dishes to prepare!), we´ll show you how a spread of authentic Spanish small plates is easier to put together than you might think. Here’s our round up of our favourite, easy tapas recipes and ideas for an abundant and festive Spanish celebration of food. Olé!

Cantabrian Anchovy Tapenade with Crostini

Cantabrian Anchovy Tapenade with Crostini

This tapenade made with Spanish black olives and Cantabrian anchovies has a delicious savoury flavour and packs a punch when served with crunchy baguette as an appetizer. Quick and easy to make and keeps in the fridge for a week or so.