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!

New Fall Recipes

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

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

Fideua 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, create new and exciting recipes along the way, 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.

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!