Spanish Radish Blog

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Explore the wealth of delicious food, fresh produce, wines, drinks and traditional Spanish recipes. We bring you regular tips, travel guides, and foodie info galore. This is your home of Spanish cooking, culture, and all things Spain.

Recent Blog Posts

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The Bizcocho Diary

May 28th, 2022 – The Spanish Radish Blog

Of all the things that moving to Spain has taught me, I think that patience is the most valuable lesson learned. It has taken me considerable effort to break free from my ‘go-faster’ lifestyle and attitude of the past and embrace the slower, and more relaxed pace that life in Spain has to offer. Perhaps, one of the most telling examples, is food.

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5 Authentic Spanish recipes prepared in under 30 minutes!

April 2022 – The Spanish Radish Blog

From discovering traditional Spanish recipes that have been handed down through generations, to exploring the beating pulse of what’s hot in the best kitchens in cities all over Spain. We’ve created this list to guide you through some of our favorite Spanish recipes, and all of them are super easy to make and can be whipped up in 30 minutes or less

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5 of the Best Spanish

Extra Virgin Olive Oils to Try in 2022

February 13th, 2022 – The Spanish Radish Blog

Spain produces more than half of the olive oil made in the entire world! It comes as no surprise then that this liquid gold is highly revered in the country and many of the best olive oils come from Spain. Before getting into some of the tastiest olive oils to try, let’s look at the main olive oil-producing regions around Spain

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Mediterranean Diet Secrets:

Feed the body, senses & mind.

November 2021 – The Spanish Radish Blog

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

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Paella now officially protected as a cultural treasure

November 11th 2021 – The Spanish Radish Blog

On the 9th of November 2021, the Valencian government published in its official gazette that paella is to be protected so that its virtues are safeguarded for future generations. It states, “Paella is an icon of the Mediterranean diet, because of both its ingredients and its characteristics as a representation of Valencian culture.” It’s revered because paella celebrates the “art of unity and sharing”.

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Top 10 best traditional Spanish dishes you need to know!

September 2021 – The Spanish Radish Blog

Mention Spanish food to anyone and the first thing that’s likely to come to mind is tapas. These small appetizers are served throughout the day or night and usually accompany a drink, typically a small beer or wine.

Spanish cuisine is far richer in culinary delights than the mere tapas, however, and discovering Spanish cuisine and traditional recipes is a hugely enriching experience that must be shared….. Read more.

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10 of the best award-winning Olive Oils from Spain that we love!

October 2021 – The Spanish Radish Blog

We’re just getting started and we’ve got so much to share. Be sure to check back again soon as we’re uploading new and exciting content regularly.

New Blog posts coming soon!

October 2021 – The Spanish Radish Blog

We’re just getting started and we’ve got so much to share. Be sure to check back again soon as we’re uploading new and exciting content regularly.

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Our Foodie guides explore every region of Spain, unearthing traditional Spanish Recipes, exploring local produce, and discovering the food, wine, and culture that is the lifeblood for every region of Spain.

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The Best Produce of Spain

No trip to Spain is complete without sampling some of the local produce. From golden olive oil, legendary Jamón ibérico (Spanish ham) to compliment the Mediterranean diet. Then there’s always the delicious cheeses that are unique to every region of Spain. There’s an abundance of fresh produce to sample as you explore the diverse terrain, and no region should be left off your list.

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Extra-virgin olive oil

Guide coming soon!

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Jamón ibérico - Spanish Iberico ham

Guide coming soon!

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Cheeses of Spain

Guide coming soon!