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6 Rustic Spanish Recipes for Entertaining

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6 Rustic Spanish Recipes for Entertaining

Traditional Spanish fare at its finest is tasty, inexpensive and perfect for sharing. 

While the country's cuisine is defined by strong local traditions and recipes there are some classic dishes that can be found throughout.

What you will always be guaranteed is big flavours drawing on local produce perfect for convivial dining making easy Spanish recipes perfect to try at home when entertaining.

Try serving ups some tapas favourites, like golden deep fried croquettes, spicy patatas bravas and beloved potato tortilla for appetizers or even cold soup classics like gazpacho and garlicky ajo blanco and opt for a hearty Spanish meat stew for a main course. We have all the easy Spanish recipes you need below.

Buen provecho!

Tapas Croquettes

These deep fried ham croquettes are an irresistible tapas along with a cold beer or good glass of red. Set them down and watch them go.

Patatas Bravas

Try the most uniquitous of tapas the 'patatas bravas' found throughout most of Spain. A simple but delicious dish of crunchy potatoes smothered with a spicy sauce.


The classic Spanish tortilla is perfect for slicing into bit size morsels for tapas style entertaining or enjoying a largers slice for flunch or dinner. This recipe comes with a twist with the addition of peppers and cherry tomatoes.


This cold soup was made for summer. Extremely easy to make, the fresh tomatoes, cucumber and a delicate garlic scent are irresistable on a hot day.


For comfort food at its finest try this nourishing Spanish stew with veal, chicken, chickpeas and chorizo.

Ajo Blanco

Garlic lovers will enjoy this pungent cold Spanish soup with garlic and bread is a great addition to a summer soup repertoire.

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