Fall in Love with Spanish Food

Welcome to Spanish Sabores! Discover simple Spanish recipes and travel tips in Spain and beyond.

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I love to cook and my recipes are a reflection of the Spanish classics (mostly from my Andalusian mother-in-law) and my love for travel. For simple Spanish recipes with an occasional twist, you’re in the right place!

Lauren Aloise

gambas al ajillo pintxo recipe

Gambas al Ajillo Pintxo Recipe

The first time I tried gambas al ajillo I was blown away by the flavor. How could something so simple taste so good?! It was a simple tapa, just a clay pot with a few large shrimp, more garlic than seemed necessary, and a couple of small, hot peppers. (Well, hot by Spanish standards). They all…

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gambas al ajillo pintxo recipe

Gambas al Ajillo Pintxo Recipe

The first time I tried gambas al ajillo I was blown away by the flavor. How could something so simple taste so good?! It was a simple tapa, just a clay pot with a few large shrimp, more garlic than seemed necessary, and a couple of small, hot peppers. (Well, hot by Spanish standards). They all…

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pasta alla gricia with red wine

Crazy Delicious Pasta alla Gricia Recipe

We’re traveling outside of Spain today and hopping over to Italy for one of my favorite pasta dishes. David shares the authentic pasta alla gricia recipe. To learn all about Roman pastas and make your own from home, check out our Online Roman Pasta Class!  Ask someone to name the classic Roman pasta dishes. Some…

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Ensaimadas, typical Catalan breakfast

Easy Ensaimada Recipe (Ensaimada Mallorquina)

When I visited Mallorca last summer I pretty much ate my weight in flakey ensaimadas. Today David shares an easy Mallorcan ensaimada recipe so that you can enjoy this Spanish treat at home! A piece of flakey ensaimada with ice cream — a true treat! Ensaïmada (or ensaymada) is the traditional…

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Calamari Sandwich in Madrid

Fried Calamari Sandwich Recipe (Bocadillo de Calamares)

Today David takes on Madrid’s famous fried calamari sandwich recipe. Transport yourself to Spain with this easy and delicious sandwich recipe! The most famous food in Madrid isn’t what you think it is. No, it’s not patatas bravas, roast suckling pig, or flan! Instead, the thing that madrileños love most is a simple sandwich. The humble bocadillo…

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Getting around Barcelona

Getting Around Barcelona: Public Transportation Guide

Trying to make your way around a new city can be confusing. Throw in the fact that maps and signs in Barcelona use not just one, but two different languages, and figuring out the public transportation system may seem downright intimidating. However, there’s no reason to freak out just yet—getting around Barcelona is easier than you think.…

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