The Spanish Radish

The home of traditional Spanish recipes and easy-to-prepare meals

Welcome to The Spanish Radish – Our food blog! 

Cook Spanish recipes with our easy-to-follow step-by-step recipes. Explore Spain with our comprehensive food and drink guides. Find inspirational regional guides, and discover Spanish recipe produce tips that are made for foodies, by foodies!

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New Summer Recipes

oven baked beetroot falafels are laid out on a bed of salad greens in a wrap

Easy Baked Beetroot Falafel Recipe

Vegan | Gluten-Free | Made in 40 minutes

a bowl of cucmuber soup is garnished with a few sprigs of fresh basil.

Cold Cucumber Soup

5-Minute recipe | Vegan Option

a large white platter holds a colorful shrimp avocado salad

Shrimp Avocado Salad

with Zingy Grapefruit and Lime Dressing

A small ceramic bowl sits filled with water melon gazpacho that has been garnished with a few sprigs of mint

Watermelon Gazpacho

with a yogurt and beetroot drizzle

A serving of ensalada rusa garnished with strips of red epper and some sliced green olives

Ensalada Rusa

Ensaladilla Rusa | Easy Summer Potato Salad

a large plate of colorful bacalao ceviche with pink grapefruit sits waiting to be served

Bacalao Ceviche recipe

with Pickled Cucumber and Grapefruit

Vegetarian & Vegan Spanish Recipes

A small earthenware dish sit filled with patatas bravas and garnished with some freshly chopped parsley

Spicy Patatas Bravas

Super easy Spanish tapas recipe (Vegan)

a plate of seasonal roast veggies sits on a white plate in some sauce

Seasonal roasted veggies

With caramelized onions and beets

a large earthenware dish is loaded with poor man's potatoes.

Poor Man's Potatoes (Vegan)

Easy one-pot recipe 

a small glass bowl of avocado cheesecake sits with a few sprigs of fresh mint and an orange blossom.

No bake cheesecake with avocado and lime

Vegetarian, 15-minute recipe

A frying pan of pisto with eggs with a little chopped parsley to garnish

Spanish vegetable pisto

Easy one-pot recipe!

a large bowl of gazpacho andaluz sits beside some cherry tomatoes

Spanish Gazpacho recipe

Vegan | made in 15 mins!

Traditional Spanish Tapas Recipes

Whether you’re looking for some easy tapas recipes for a tapas party night or you’re keen to hone your cooking skills making tapas recipes from Spain, we’ve got you! 

Check out our easy to follow and step-by-step recipe guides that’ll have you making the best Spanish and Mediterranean tapas recipes in no time. Many recipes can be made in 15 minutes or less!

A small green dish of spinach with chickpeas sits beside a large loaf of sliced bread

Spinach with Chickpeas (Vegan recipe)

Espinacas con garbanzos | Vegan

close up shot of sizzling garlic shrimp in a earthenweare dish topped with some fresh chopped parsley

Gambas al ajillo

Sizzling Spanish garlic shrimp

a few slices of pan con tomate sit on a plate garnished with sea salt and olive oil

5-minute Pan con Tomate

Spanish tomato bread | Vegan

a tapas serving of lacon a lo gallega sits beside some cured Iamon Iberico

Lacón a la Gallega

Galician cured ham with scalloped potatoes

Traditional Spanish Seafood Recipes

A large red pot is filled with seafood stew waiting to be served

Spanish Seafood Stew

Suquet de pescado/Suquet de Peix

A large seafood paella sits with large shrimp, mussels, and other seafood scattered on top.

Seafood Paella

Paella de Marisco

A close up shot of a tower of fideua pasta that is stained with squid ink and topped with baby squid

Squid ink Pasta with Allioli

Valencian favorite Fideua Negra

Squid ink pasta is served in a balck plate and garnished with some bright red baby octopus

30-minute Squid Ink pasta

Spaghetti-based black ink pasta recipe

A large stainless steel pot full of shrimp and mussels pasta

Shrimp and Mussels Pasta

30 Minute recipe

a large tuna empanada sits sliced into pieces on a granite benchtop

Empanada gallega

Easy empanada recipe | Oven-baked

Spanish tapas plates of ham, pimientos padron, and prawns

The Spanish Radish – Traditional Spanish Cooking

Come explore Spanish Recipes and cuisine as we travel around Spain. We uncover recipes old and new, and discover the unique flavors of Spanish food. We travel through the many stunning regions of Spain guided by a selection of traditional Spanish recipes.

From the most simple Spanish dishes that are created in mere minutes, to exciting tapas dishes that have been mastered over centuries. Explore recipes that are sure to channel the richness and flavors of Spanish cuisine directly to your home.

We aim to uncover tips and secrets of Spanish cooking, recreate traditional Spanish cuisine with minimum fuss, and offer step-by-step recipe guides.

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Spanish Recipe Ideas Reinvented

Ever considered making a paella with noodles? How about stuffing sausages with rice? There are so many traditional concepts of Spanish cuisine that have used reinvention of old recipes to make something unique.

We are always on board with experimentation in our kitchen. We do it for the fun of creating new and exciting new dishes, tasting new flavors, and experiencing new aromas, and of course, for the love of food!

We are passionate about traditional Spanish cuisine and love discovering old recipes that have been passed down through the generations. We also love experimenting with new recipe ideas and ingredient combinations. Adding that extra dimension of flavor to Spanish dishes that will have dinner guests singing with praise!

Main meal recipes we love!

A large seafood paella sits with large shrimp, mussels, and other seafood scattered on top.

Seafood Paella

Paella de Marisco

A large stainless steel pot full of shrimp and mussels pasta

Shrimp and Mussels Pasta

30 Minute recipe

A large pan of fideua marisco sist on a counter decoratedw ith large cooked shrimp

Spanish fideua with seafood

Fideuà de Marisco Recipe

morcilla fiduea is served on a black plate and garnished with a rich red sauce.

Morcilla & Iberico Fideuà

Fideua with black pudding, Iberico Secreto, & caramelized onions

A large fillet of bacalao al pil. pil is served on a white plate and garnished with a small red chili

Bacalao Al Pil Pil

Salted Cod Infused with a Garlic and Chili Sauce

a large earthenware dish is loaded with poor man's potatoes.

Poor Man's Potatoes (Vegan)

Easy one-pot recipe 

a alrge green pot sits on a stovetop cooking arros caldoso.

Arros Caldoso

Arròs caldós | Valencian Stew

A large red pot is filled with seafood stew waiting to be served

Spanish Seafood Stew

Suquet de pescado/Suquet de Peix

Spicy pumpkin soup garnished with some cooked chunks of chorizo sausage.

Spicy Pumpkin soup

with paprika and chorizo

Featured Meal Plans and healthy recipe ideas

The Mediterranean Diet –

It’s no secret that the Mediterranean diet is healthy. It has been proven in numerous studies from all corners of the world, it aids weight loss, reduces the risk of heart disease and type 2 diabetes, as well as a growing list of other health benefits.

What’s most exciting is that the diet creates some incredibly tasty and simple dishes, with many a staple for most Spanish households!