Tapas recipes

Make a Spanish feast with our tapas recipes. Try patatas bravas, king prawns with garlic and chilli, a classic tortilla, calamari with romesco sauce and a chickpea and chorizo stew.

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Griddled octopus with potatoes and olives

Italian starter recipes

Griddled octopus with potatoes and olives

Serve up Angela Hartnett’s octopus and potato starter as part of a big summer spread....

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José Pizarro’s strawberry gazpacho

Summer soup recipes

José Pizarro’s strawberry gazpacho

Spanish chef José Pizarro says: “It is undeniable that gazpacho is one of the star...

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Jalapeño popper fritters

Tapas recipes

Jalapeño popper fritters

Who doesn’t love jalapeño poppers? Fresh jalapeño chillies are stuffed with a creamy, cheesy mixture...

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Sherry braised chorizo sausages with smashed lemon & garlic chickpeas

Picnic recipes

Sherry braised chorizo sausages with smashed lemon &...

Chorizo sausage and peppers are cooked in sherry and brown sugar until caramelised, then served...

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Patatas bravas

Potato recipes

Patatas bravas

Crispy potatoes are covered in a rich tomato sauce, fresh herbs and served with a...

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Tomato gazpacho

Summer soup recipes

Tomato gazpacho

Make this tomato gazpacho ahead, then serve chilled on a hot day with a cool...

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Spanish tortilla

Omelette recipes

Spanish tortilla

This vegetarian tortilla dish of potatoes, onions and eggs takes 30 minutes to make and...

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Tuna croquettes

Friday night dinners

Tuna croquettes

These crispy tuna croquettes are a great way of using up leftover mashed potato. Ready...

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Gazpacho

Tomato recipes

Gazpacho

Minimal effort in the kitchen is required to enjoy this cold soup aka gazpacho. On...

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Polpo e patate (octopus and potato braise)

Tapas recipes

Polpo e patate (octopus and potato braise)

The general rule with octopus is either to cook it briefly (flash searing, for example)...

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Crab croquetas with romesco dipping sauce

Tapas recipes

Crab croquetas with romesco dipping sauce

Crispy on the outside and smooth and creamy on the inside – these crab croquetas...

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Salted anchovies and heritage tomato salad

Summer salads and sides

Salted anchovies and heritage tomato salad

José Pizarro’s sweet, yet salty salad is a great introduction to a meal or a...

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Salt hake fritters with orange alioli

Fritter recipes

Salt hake fritters with orange alioli

Ben Tish’s light fritters work well on their own as a starter or as a...

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Saffron and chorizo steamed clams

Clam recipes

Saffron and chorizo steamed clams

Pomegranate and fresh parsley transforms this into a vibrant, colourful dish; a one-pot shellfish recipe...

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Squid, fennel and chorizo salad with orange oil

Fennel recipes

Squid, fennel and chorizo salad with orange oil

Nathan Outlaw’s zingy squid salad recipe is perfect to serve as an everyone-dig-in starter at...

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Raymond Blanc’s new potato and chorizo tortilla

Recipes with chorizo

Raymond Blanc’s new potato and chorizo tortilla

Chef Raymond Blanc’s tortilla recipe uses jersey royal potatoes, which are available during the spring...

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Pickled pepper and sherry croquetas

Pickled pepper and sherry croquetas

Serve these vegetarian croquetas as part of a Spanish tapas menu or sharing platter.

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Healthier croquetas

Tapas recipes

Healthier croquetas

We’ve all but banished the saturated fat from these crunchy Spanish spinach and goat’s cheese...

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Smoky puréed butter beans on toast with cured ham

Butter bean recipes

Smoky puréed butter beans on toast with cured...

Virtually no cooking is needed (except toasting) in this midweek meal recipe. So sit back,...

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Crispy squid with harissa mayonnaise

Squid recipes

Crispy squid with harissa mayonnaise

A beautifully light and summery tapas recipe of crispy squid, pickled green beans and harissa...

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Ham and blue cheese croquettes

Tapas recipes

Ham and blue cheese croquettes

This Spanish bar snack recipe is one of the most brilliant uses of leftover ham.

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Sherry-glazed chorizo and chickpeas

Tapas recipes

Sherry-glazed chorizo and chickpeas

Make this easy Spanish dish of sherry-glazed chorizo and chickpeas. Perfect for sharing.

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Fried calamari with romesco sauce

Tapas recipes

Fried calamari with romesco sauce

Deep-fried squid or calamari is a classic Spanish tapas dish. Romesco sauce is made with...

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King prawns with garlic and chilli (gambas al ajillo)

Tapas recipes

King prawns with garlic and chilli (gambas al...

Try this easy recipe for garlic and juicy chilli king prawns as part of a...

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