Olive Oil Archives - Spanish Sabores

Chocolate Olive Oil Cake

This moist and flavorful chocolate olive oil cake is a true crowdpleaser. If you love quick and easy snacking cakes, this is the one to bookmark! It's full of dark chocolate flavor and a subtle hint of olive oil. You can choose to frost it, but I prefer just...
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Guide to Spanish Olive Oil

If you live in Spain, it's impossible for olive oil not to be a part of your daily life. We douse our toast with it for breakfast, swirl it over our salads for lunch, and begin practically every recipe with it for dinner.
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Apple Olive Oil Cake Recipe

Today I share my mother-in-law’s famous apple olive oil cake recipe. This is one of my all-time favorite afternoon snacks. The moist, delicate olive oil cake and tart apple flavor make the perfect combination. The first time I tried this delicious Spanish apple olive oil cake was when I...
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The 10 Commandments of the Mediterranean Diet in Spain

Everyone, it seems, is raging about the Mediterranean Diet. Headlines splash my newsfeed praising it for lowering the risk of heart disease, diabetes, breast cancer, depression, Parkinson’s and Alzheimer’s–not to mention its fame as a way to lose weight. But what about the people who were following the Mediterranean Diet before following the Mediterranean Diet was cool...
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Lemon Olive Oil Cake

My favorite summer cake recipe, this Spanish olive oil cake with lemon and almonds is easy and delicious. A good lemon olive oil cake is perfectly moist and packed with lemon flavor — this one is all those things. And it takes less than an hour to make! My...
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Best Bites of 2012

My favorite food experiences from the past year. We are already more than a week into 2013, but it feels like just yesterday I was stuffing grapes in my mouth as the clock struck midnight. After an “early” Spanish New Year’s Eve disco night (we got home at 8:00...
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