Category: Recipes

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…

La Boquería, Barcelona

Help! I’m a veggie in Spain

Vegetarians get a bit of a raw deal in Spain.  This is the country of jamón, calamares and cocido.  In which other country could you ask for a salad and end up with a plate of meat (true story)?  But there is a whole…

Kinds of Spanish Coffee / Tipos de café en España

Spanish coffee – the essential guide

The first thing to know about having a coffee in Spain is that the coffee is really the least of it.  Having a Spanish coffee is a great excuse for stopping by your local bar, meeting for a quick 15…

Marmitako collage final

Marmitako! An authentic Basque recipe in 7 easy steps

Some say that the origin of marmitako – a highlight when it comes to Basque food – was among the fishing boats of northern Spain. Fishermen would spend days or weeks at a time out in Cantabrian and Atlantic waters…