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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!

New Summer Recipes

Beetroot falafels sit on a turkish wrap with some salad and topped with a few blobs of tahini sauce

Easy Baked Beetroot Falafel Recipe

Vegan | Gluten-Free | Made in 40 minutes

A white bowl sits on a couter with cold cucumber soup and garnished with fresh sprigs of basil

Cucumber Soup

5-Minute Recipe | Vegan Option

A round plate sit on a wooden counter full of color 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 plate of ensalada rusa is garnished with a few strips of roasted pepper

Ensalada Rusa

Ensaladilla Rusa | Easy Summer Potato Salad

White fish ceviche sits on a white plate garnished with finely sliced red onion, pink grapefruit wedges, and some sprigs of mint and cilantro

Bacalao Ceviche recipe

with Pickled Cucumber and Grapefruit

Vegetarian & Vegan Spanish Recipes

an earthenware dish sits on a blue wooden table and is filled with golden friend potato pieces smothered with Spanish bravas sauce

Spicy Patatas Bravas (Vegan)

30-minute recipe | Vegan

A stack of greenand white asparagus sits on a large white plate with cherry tomatoes, roasted beets and radishes for a garnish

Seasonal Roasted Veggies (Vegan)

With caramelized onion and beets

An Earthenware dish of Poor Man's 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 avocado and lime cheesecake sits in a short glass that's garnished with a few sprigs of fresh mint and an orange blossom

Avocado and Lime Cheesecake (Vegan)

15-minute dessert recipe | No bake

A frying pan of Spanish Vegetable Pisto with Eggs sits on a counter top

Spanish Vegetable Pisto with Eggs

One-pot recipe | Vegetarian

a bowl of gazpacho andaluz sits garnished with fresh salad andon a marble coutertop beside some ripe cherry toatoes

Gazpacho Andaluz (Vegan)

15-minute recipe | Summer Soup

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 plate holds two slices of pan con tomate

5-minute Pan con Tomate

Spanish tomato bread | Vegan

Traditional Spanish Seafood Recipes

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

Spanish Seafood Paella (Paella de Marisco)

One-Pot Recipe | Main Meal Recipe

A large paella pan is filled with fideua negra and topped with bright red baby squid and some cilantro

Fideua Negra with Tangy allioli

Easy One-Pot Recipe | Seafood | Allioli

Close up shot of squid ink spaghetti with baby squid

Squid ink pasta with baby squid

30-Minute Recipe | Main Meal Recipe

A large pot is filled with Shrimp and Mussels pasta and sits beside a small bowl topped with pasta, cooked mussels, shrimp, and cilantro

Shrimp and Mussels Pasta (Easy Recipe)

One-pot recipe | 30-minute meal

close up shot of an oven-baked empanada gallega with tuna and tomato filling

Tuna Fish Empanada (Empanada Gallega)

Tapas Recipe | Tuna Recipe

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.


  – The Spanish Radish –

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 in a rustic paella pan waiting to be served

Seafood Paella

Paella de marisco

shrimp and mussels pasta sits in a alrge metal pan waiting to be served

Shrimp & Mussels pasta

30-minute recipe!

A large pan of fideua de marisco is topped with some golden shrimp

Spanish fideua with seafood

Fideuà de Marisco Recipe

A tapa of morcilla served on a slice of white bread with a spicy sauce.

Morcilla & Iberico Fideuà

Fideua with black pudding, Iberico Secreto, & caramelized onions

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

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

Poor man's Potatoes

Patatas a lo Pobre

(Vegetarian recipe)

Arros Caldros cooking in a large pot with a wooden spoon on the side

Arros Caldos

Valencian Rice Stew 

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

Spanish Seafood Stew

Suquet de pescado/Suquet de Peix

A white bowl contains pumpkin soup topped with some chorizo.

Spicy Spanish Pumpkin Soup

with Paprika Oil & 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! 

The Spanish Radish Blog

Papas arrugadas with mojo verde and a spicy mojo picón

Papas arrugadas with mojo verde and a spicy mojo picón

Papas Arrugadas with mojo verde and a spicy mojo picónfacebooktwitterinstagrampinterestyoutube Papas arrugadas, or Canarian wrinkly potatoes as they are also affectionately known, originate from the Canary Islands and are one of the easiest tapas...

Oven baked fish casserole in romesco sauce and garlic

Oven baked fish casserole in romesco sauce and garlic

Oven baked fish casserole with romesco sauce, tomato, and garlicfacebooktwitterinstagrampinterestyoutube Soft oven baked fish combined with a delicious homemade romesco sauce and garnished with tomato, red onion, fresh rosemary, and bay leaves....

Romesco Sauce – Super-Easy 10-Minute Recipe

Romesco Sauce – Super-Easy 10-Minute Recipe

Romesco Sauce Super-easy 10 minute recipefacebooktwitterinstagrampinterestyoutube This Romesco Sauce recipe is a total game-changer; once you make it, you'll be liberally applying it. to virtually every dish imaginable! Perfect with fish or...

Spanish Regional Guides

Travel anywhere in Spain and you’ll discover plentiful cuisine. Delicious local dishes made using the freshest local ingredients. From the rugged coastline of the Galicia to the crystal clear turquoise waters of the Mediterranean sea. Spain’s coastline is as diverse as the seafood dishes that are inspired by generations.

Venture inland and discover vast grazing plains bordered by mountainous regions that buzz with altitude farming and rich dairy industry. Spain is a wonder of foods, and truly a foodie’s heaven!


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