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coquito is a puerto rican version of egg nog. it is to die for. i experienced this for the first time last year and i can not get enough. my friend gave me the recipe and she makes it only at christmas,...

Churros muffins

from 750 best muffin recipes. based on spain's deep-fried doughnuts, these muffins are outrageously good, without getting out the fryers! rolling the light muffins in butter and cinnamon sugar while they...

Danish coffee

a nice change from spanish coffee; although, if you prefer that, just replace the cherry liqueur with tia maria or kahlua. it's also nice with grand marnier instead of the cherry liqueur, but then you'd...

Citrus cole slaw

a delicious coleslaw with a little citrus twist! adapted from cooks recipes. if you like your slaw a little wetter, make another 1/2 recipe of the dressing. enjoy! this is southwestern also made in spain,...

Cinnamon flan

make these a day ahead to give the caramel time to soften and the custards time to set. from bon appetit sept 01'

Pincho moruno

pincho moruno is a moorish inspired dish that has been improved (i think) by the spaniards. it can be used with lamb or pork. i suppose you could do chicken or beef also but have never tried it with...

Citrus sangria

the wine shop i work for recently had a sangria party for our customers. this was one of the recipes we used. it is best to allow this to sit overnight (add ice just before serving) but if you're in a...

Deep fried calamari simple

this is so easy! just like the restaurants in spain! the coating is crispy though not overbearing, and the calamari will be tender. the trick here is that the calamari needs to be cooked either super quick,...

Chorizo stew

i love chorizo and quite often whip up a stew like this for supper. it is very adaptable to whatever you happen to have around the house.

Red pepper lemon shrimp

a fast and easy shrimp dinner. use quality ingredients (good wine, ripe lemons, fresh shrimp) and it's a hit every time! we often add steamed snow peas and diced red peppers at the very end to get some...

Chorizo with red wine onions and dates

a great recipe from spain from my friend carolina. serve with crusty bread and watch it dissapear.

Crema catalana

crema catalana or catalan cream is the spanish version of the french dessert, crème brulée. due to the close proximity of cataluña to france, some believe the famous french dessert actually originated...

Prawns shrimp in garlic sauce

enjoy a classic spanish tapas dish with this simple recipe for gloriously garlicky prawns.

Cottage cheese and vegetable spread

this spread is great in pita pockets and is also yummy in a good whole grain bread. i got this from vegetarian times cookbook. a little spanish influence, a little indian and some southwest!

Hearty mushroom ragout

mushrooms can be as satisfying as meat because they develop earthy, bold and beefy flavors as they cook. served with pasta, this is some meal! :) adapted from rachael ray's big orange book cookbook. strict...

Chocolate cream

for zaar world tour 5. this is from the avon international cookbook and is a dessert from spain. as a chocoholic i don't care where it comes from as long as it has loads of chocolate. by the way, this...

Spanish hot chocolate

this is very rich and thick, like a loose pudding. from bittman's, "the best recipes in the world."

Creamy melon gazpacho

entered for safe-keeping. from june 2012 vegetarian times. spanish cooking combines sweet and savory in tapas and appetizers. please be sure to use smoked paprika. the melon's stem end should smell sweet,...

Gambas al ajillo shrimp w garlic catalonia

while this is usually served as a tapa, it is too good not to eat as a main course. after trying the ones that were posted here on zaar, i found myself still searching for the gambas we had in barcelona....

Chicken chorizo hotpot

a very simple and delicious 1-pot wonder. if you can't cook - this is the recipe for you.


a quesadilla from basque - that more closely resembles an ultra thin crust pizza. the combination of roasted peppers and goat cheese accented with fresh herbs is just wonderful in this meal. i've enjoyed...


this recipe is from, posted for another zaarian who was looking for a sazon recipe. from the reviews, looks like it's not really the sazon everyone was looking for. sorry about that...

Crab rice

my sister gave me the idea for this recipe. i have enjoyed it ever since!

Melon granita

cool and delicately flavored, this granita is an ideal dessert after a barbecue or other spicy meal. plan ahead as you'll need to start 4½ or 5 hours before you plan to serve the granita. this untried...

Butterflied chicken with herbs and sticky lemon

this recipe, submitted by elise lalor from issaquah, wa, was the 2009 judges’ choice and $10,000 winner(representing the pacific region) in the 2009 chicken cooking contest put on by the national chicken...

White melon sangria

even though it seems a contradiction for a sangria to be made with white wine (since sangria is named for its blood-red color), once you've tasted this festive thirst quencher it won't matter a bit! pieces...

Lemon syrup

this is a simple and wonderful recipe! use to make drinks, add to cakes, or make lemon mint spritzers and lemon royales! adapted from food & wine magazine(2002)

Corn flan with spicy shrimp

this recipe is adapted from cuisine at home. it is really relative easy to make and the presentation is so elegant. the original recipe called for fresh corn; however, i made it using frozen corn that...


this dish is rich and not salty at all. bacalao is delicious when made into fritters, coated with bread crumbs and deep-fried, or served stuffed into a roasted sweet pepper. angela tamura, zuzu’s chef,...

Chipirones en su tinta stuffed baby squid in its own ink

don't be put off by the color of the ink! this is one of the best dishes i tried while in spain, and is well worth the time it takes to prepare. my friend had to convince me to try this one, but once i...

Fried calamari

crispy, tender, mouthwatering calamari....need i say more?

Lamb chops or cutlets w caramelized garlic

from culinaria spain & recipe editor ingeborg pils, this special recipe is said to be native to the balearic islands off the coast of spain where *fresh and simple* described the secret of the cuisine....

Quinoa beef picadillo

from: "whole grains every day, every way" by lorna sass. "picadillo, a zesty ground beef stew of spanish orgin, was welcomed enthusiastically into the kitchens of many caribbean and latin american cooks...

Easiest ever paella

think paella's too much of a challenge? think again, this easy recipe makes it foolproof and is full of fantastic flavor.

Viva madrid red wine pear and blue cheese toasts

an out of this world appetizer. the flavors together are fantastic. a sure fire way to impress!

Crock pot chile verde stew caldillo

i love this recipe. it is easy to put together and cooks while you are away. this recipe is a combination of several recipes i have used over the years. serve this with either flour or corn tortillas for...

Citrus sangria non alcoholic

an alternative to the adult sangria that everyone can enjoy at your next fiesta!

Basque salad

when i lived in elko, nevada, i dined at the local basque houses quite regularly. the meals are served "family style" and every meal begins with soda bread, cabbage soup, and a green salad. i got this...

Fried milk

this creamy spanish custard is served as a starter or as a light dessert. it sounds funny but is very delicious! when making custards with extracts, stir the flavorings in after cooking because heat can...

Colorful rice salad with lemon dressing

a colorful and healthy salad. adapted from diana rattray, author of your guide to southern u.s. cuisine. this recipe also fits into caribbean cuisine!


spanish eggs from

Spanish paella

the national dish of spain. from cooking light may 2000

Coliflor con aceitunas y datiles

¡gracias josè andres!

Spanish hot chocolate chocolate a la taza

everyone who goes to spain has to try the hot chocolate. it's so delicious & can be used to dunk spanish churros in for breakfast. this recipe is just for the hot chocolate & i will also add my recipe...

Mini chicken roll ups with lentils

another find in the spanish cooking magazine,

Lavender flan

this makes 6 individual flans. the custard of these flans can be made a day in advanced. from the recipe files of the cia: culinary institute of america. prep and cook time does not include time to allow...

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