The Spanish Radish

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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a large pot of smoky butter bean stew with sweet potato and kale

Smoky Butter Bean Stew

with Sweet Potato and Kale

a large pan of vegan arroz al horno is topped with roasted red pepper and a whole head of garlic

Vegan Arroz al Horno

Oven-Baked Rice | Vegan

a large pan of arroz al horno sits waiting to be served

Arroz al Horno

Spanish Oven-Baked Rice

A small earthenware dish full of Spanish garlic shrimp is topped with Manchego cheese and a sprig of rosemary

Spanish Garlic Shrimp

with rosemary and manchego

a small bowl of Fabada Asturiana is served from a large steaming pot

Fabada Asturiana

Spanish bean stew

A large pan of Spanish oven baked rice is decorated with a head of garlic and some roasted green beans

Oven-Baked Rice with Cauliflower

Vegan | Super Healthy Recipe

A large bowl of Mediterranean Lentil and Spinach stew

Lentil and Spinach Stew

Mediterranean vegan recipe

A large pan of chicken with peaches cooked in sherry

Chicken with Peaches in Sherry

Simmered with Pedro Ximinez Sherry

a plate of garlic mushrooms on a piece of toasted bread

Spanish Garlic Mushrooms

Champiñones Al Ajillo | Vegan

A grilled chicken rice bowl sits on a table with plenty of herbs and sald toppings

Grilled Chicken Rice Bowl

Healthy | High Protein

A large pan of Spanish chicken and rice sits garnished with olives and fresh chopped parsley

Spanish Chicken and Rice

One pan arroz con pollo

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

Spanish Vegetable Pisto

Easy one-pot recipe!

A beetroot falafel rice bowl sits with salad and other toppings

Beetroot Falafel Rice Bowl

Healthy | Vegetarian

A plate of Mediterranean eggplant casserole sits waiting to be served

Mediterranean Eggplant Casserole

One-Pot Recipe | Vegan | Made in an hour

A large pan of paella Valenciana sit garnished with green beans chicken and pieces or stewed rabbit

Paella Valenciana

Traditional | Valencian Paella

Spicy pumpkin soup garnished with some cooked chunks of chorizo sausage

Spicy Pumpkin soup

with paprika and chorizo

Vegetarian & Vegan Spanish Recipes

a large pan of vegan arroz al horno is topped with roasted red pepper and a whole head of garlic

Vegan Arroz al Horno

Oven-Baked Rice | Vegan

a large pot of smoky butter bean stew with sweet potato and kale

Smoky Butter Bean Stew

with Sweet Potato and Kale

a plate of garlic mushrooms on a piece of toasted bread

Spanish Garlic Mushrooms

Champiñones Al Ajillo | Vegan

a bowl of patatas bravas sits garnished with some fresh parsley

Spicy Patatas Bravas

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

An Earthenware dish of Poor Mans Potatoes sits on a kitchen counter with a chopping board and some bread beside it

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 bowl of Fabada Asturiana is served from a large steaming pot

Fabada Asturiana

Spanish bean stew

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 small earthenware dish full of Spanish garlic shrimp is topped with Manchego cheese and a sprig of rosemary

Spanish Garlic Shrimp

with rosemary and manchego

A long green plate of spinach with chickpeas sits on a rustic chopping board with a few slices cut from a white laof of bread

Spinach with Chickpeas (Vegan recipe)

Espinacas con garbanzos | Vegan

a plate of garlic mushrooms on a piece of toasted bread

Spanish Garlic Mushrooms

Champiñones Al Ajillo | Vegan

a small plate holds two slices of pan con tomate

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

a small bowl of padron peppers sprinkled with some salt

Padron Peppers

5-minute recipe | Vegan Tapas

A small ceramic bowl of Albondigas sits in a rich sofrito sauce waiting to be served

Albondigas

Meatballs in smoky sofrito sauce

a large tapas serving of Spanish garlic zucchinis

Spanish Garlic Zucchini

Easy vegetarian tapas or side

Traditional Spanish Seafood Recipes

A pot of Mediterranean fish stew Zarzuela de Mariscos with mussels and fish in a broth

Mediterranean Fish Stew

Zarzuela de Mariscos

A large Seafood paella sits in a pan topped with clams mussels rings of squid and large red shrimp

Seafood Paella

Paella de Marisco

oven baked fish casserole sits on a grey granite kitchen worktop beside some fresh sprigs of parsley

Oven Baked Fish Casserole

with homemade romesco sauce

A large red pot filled with Spanish Seafood Stew brimming with mussels prawns and fish

Spanish Seafood Stew

Suquet de pescado/Suquet de Peix

Spanish seafood pie sits in an earthenware dish

Spanish Fish & Seafood Pie

One-pot | Ready in 1 hour

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

Fideua Squid ink Pasta with Allioli

Valencian favorite Fideua Negra

plated squid ink pasta with 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 empanada gallega is cut into some large slices

Empanada Gallega

Easy empanada recipe | Oven-baked

A small earthenware dish full of Spanish garlic shrimp is topped with Manchego cheese and a sprig of rosemary

Spanish Garlic Shrimp

with rosemary and manchego

A large pot of Romesco de Peix also known as Catalan Fish Stew

Romesco de Peix

Catalan Fish Stew | 30-Min recipe

Bacalao al Pil Pil served on a white plate with a small pattern of mojo sauce on the plate

Bacalao Al Pil Pil

Salted Cod Infused with a Garlic and Chili Sauce

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, create new and exciting recipes along the way, and offer step-by-step recipe guides.

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  The Spanish Radish

Spanish Recipe Ideas Discovered and 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.

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!