Category: Eating

chocolat madrid chocolate con churros

Chocolat, Madrid: churros and chocolate in Huertas

Yes, times are hard in Spain at the moment.  So hard that it can be tricky to fine a good dose of churros con chocolate (strips of fried dough served with a cup of thick chocolate for dipping) in the city centre….

bodegón Sarría pinchos

Bodegón Sarria: it’s raining pinchos in Pamplona

Here at Gusto Guides,  we are fans of Pamplona‘s simple, hearty approach to food and the passion for local ingredients and traditions.  Yes, there is more to this particularly green corner of Spain than San Fermines and the running of the bulls….

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Spanish oven-baked hake: easy recipe by Spanish dad

Missing mama’s home cooking?  Try this simple, healthy recipe from Gusto’s resident Spanish dad for an oven-baked hake dish – ideal served with a glass of Albarino (and so easy you could even make it after a glass or two)….

Receta de carrilleras de cerdo

Recipe: Spanish pork cheek stew

Another warming winter favourite from Gusto’s Spanish dad.  This traditional recipe uses a cheap but delicious cut of meat that is excellent for stews and casseroles, although often overlooked.  Ask any good butcher if you have trouble finding it – and…