Category:Spanish recipes

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Autonomous regions of Spain
All from Spain, excluding the golden bottles of rapeseed oil

In this category you will find recipes from mainland Spain, the Balearic Islands and the Canary Islands. Some of the recipes might be strange or unusual but hopefully they will give you some ideas and inspiration. Spanish cuisine is very diverse and has numerous regional specialities as well as regional variations of standard Spanish dishes. I suspect that this is due to the varying terrain of the country, for example, beef and cheese from cows' milk are more readily available in the lush, green, north-west whereas in hot and dry Andalucía you are more likely to find lamb and goats' milk cheese. Fish plays an important part in the Spanish diet and the variety of readily available fish is amazing. Unfortunately, it can be quite difficult if you are a vegetarian to find suitable dishes in Spain, but many recipes can be adapted so that you can enjoy Spanish food at home. A word about garlic quantities. I am a garlic fanatic and often overstate the amount of garlic necessary. Everyone is different and even looking through Spanish recipe books, you will find that individual authors have differing views on the amount to be used for a particular recipe. Most Spanish savoury dishes include garlic, especially in recipes from the south, but you can use as much or as little as you like. However, please try to not leave it out totally. Many people who like garlic are worried about 'garlic breath' (it is not known as the 'stinking rose' for nothing!). If you are worried, just chew on some fresh parsley or anything else that is high in chlorophyll.

Spanish Ingredients in the UK

We also have a list of suppliers of Spanish ingredients and encyclopedic Spanish cheese section, categorised by region.

Denominación de Origen Protegida

DOP ingredients

DOP stands for 'Denominación de Origen Protegida' which in the UK we know as 'Protected Designation of Origin' (PDO). Under the EU agricultural product quality policy, this "covers agricultural products and foodstuffs which are produced, processed and prepared in a given geographical area using recognised know-how". The following list of Spanish ingredients are those which are registered as DOP. Note that DOP wines are not included in the list.

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A table of DOP Ingredients; sortable by Country, Name, Product & Type
Country Name Product Type
Spain Manzana Reineta del Bierzo Apple PDO
Spain Alcachofa de Benicarló ; Carxofa de Benicarló Artichoke PDO
Spain Fesols de Santa Pau Bean PDO
Spain Mongeta del Ganxet Bean PDO
Spain Mantequilla de l'Alt Urgell y la Cerdanya Butter PDO
Spain Mantequilla de Soria Butter PDO
Spain Afuega'l Pitu Cheese PDO
Spain Arzùa-Ulloa Cheese PDO
Spain Cabrales Cheese PDO
Spain Cebreiro Cheese PDO
Spain Gamoneu aka Gamonedo Cheese PDO
Spain Idiazábal Cheese PDO
Spain Mahón-Menorca Cheese PDO
Spain Picón Bejes-Tresviso Cheese PDO
Spain Queso Camerano Cheese PDO
Spain Queso Casín Cheese PDO
Spain Queso de Flor de Guía Cheese PDO
Spain Queso de La Serena Cheese PDO
Spain Queso de l'Alt Urgell y la Cerdanya Cheese PDO
Spain Queso de Murcia Cheese PDO
Spain Queso de Murcia al vino Cheese PDO
Spain Queso Ibores Cheese PDO
Spain Queso Majorero Cheese PDO
Spain Queso Manchego Cheese PDO
Spain Queso Nata de Cantábria Cheese PDO
Spain Queso Palmero ; Queso de la Palma Cheese PDO
Spain Queso Tetilla / Queixo Tetilla Cheese PDO
Spain Queso Zamorano Cheese PDO
Spain Quesucos de Liébana Cheese PDO
Spain Roncal Cheese PDO
Spain San Simón da Costa Cheese PDO
Spain Torta del Casar Cheese PDO
Spain Chirimoya de la Costa tropical de Granada-Málaga Cherimoya PDO
Spain Cereza del Jerte Cherry PDO
Spain Uva de mesa embolsada “Vinalopó” Grape PDO
Spain Dehesa de Extremadura Ham PDO
Spain Guijuelo Ham PDO
Spain Jamón de Huelva Ham PDO
Spain Jamón de Teruel/Paleta de Teruel Ham PDO
Spain Los Pedroches Ham PDO
Spain Avellana de Reus Hazelnut PDO
Spain Miel de Granada Honey PDO
Spain Miel de La Alcarria Honey PDO
Spain Miel de Liébana Honey PDO
Spain Miel de Tenerife Honey PDO
Spain Miel Villuercas-Ibores Honey PDO
Spain Nísperos Callosa d'En Sarriá Loquat PDO
Spain Mejillón de Galicia ; Mexillón de Galicia Mussel PDO
Spain Aceituna Aloreña de Málaga Olive PDO
Spain Aceituna de Mallorca / Aceituna Mallorquina / Oliva de Mallorca / Oliva Mallorquina Olive PDO
Spain Aceite Campo de Calatrava Olive oil PDO
Spain Aceite Campo de Montiel Olive oil PDO
Spain Aceite de la Alcarria Olive oil PDO
Spain Aceite de la Comunitat Valenciana Olive oil PDO
Spain Aceite de la Rioja Olive oil PDO
Spain Aceite de Lucena Olive oil PDO
Spain Aceite de Mallorca ; Aceite mallorquín ; Oli de Mallorca Olive oil PDO
Spain Aceite de Navarra Olive oil PDO
Spain Aceite de Terra Alta ; Oli de Terra Alta Olive oil PDO
Spain Aceite del Baix Ebre-Montsià ; Oli del Baix Ebre-Montsià Olive oil PDO
Spain Aceite del Bajo Aragón Olive oil PDO
Spain Aceite Monterrubio Olive oil PDO
Spain Aceite Sierra del Moncayo Olive oil PDO
Spain Antequera Olive oil PDO
Spain Baena Olive oil PDO
Spain Estepa Olive oil PDO
Spain Gata-Hurdes Olive oil PDO
Spain Les Garrigues Olive oil PDO
Spain Montes de Granada Olive oil PDO
Spain Montes de Toledo Olive oil PDO
Spain Montoro-Adamuz Olive oil PDO
Spain Oli de l’Empordà/Aceite de L’Empordà Olive oil PDO
Spain Poniente de Granada Olive oil PDO
Spain Priego de Córdoba Olive oil PDO
Spain Sierra de Cádiz Olive oil PDO
Spain Sierra de Cazorla Olive oil PDO
Spain Sierra de Segura Olive oil PDO
Spain Sierra Mágina Olive oil PDO
Spain Siurana Olive oil PDO
Spain Cebolla Fuentes de Ebro Onion PDO
Spain Pimentón de la Vera Paprika PDO
Spain Pimentón de Murcia Paprika PDO
Spain Melocotón de Calanda Peach PDO
Spain Pera de Jumilla Pear PDO
Spain Pera de Lleida Pear PDO
Spain Peras de Rincón de Soto Pear PDO
Spain Pemento de Herbón Pepper PDO
Spain Pimientos del Piquillo de Lodosa Pepper PDO
Spain Kaki Ribera del Xúquer Persimmon PDO
Spain Granada Mollar de Elche/Granada de Elche Pomegranate PDO
Spain Cochinilla de Canarias Pork PDO
Spain Papas Antiguas de Canarias Potato PDO
Spain Pasas de Málaga Raisin PDO
Spain Arroz de Valencia ; Arròs de València Rice PDO
Spain Arroz del Delta del Ebro / Arròs del Delta de l'Ebre Rice PDO
Spain Calasparra Rice PDO
Spain Azafrán de La Mancha Saffron PDO
Spain Chufa de Valencia Tigernut PDO
Spain Vinagre de Jerez Vinegar PDO
Spain Vinagre de Montilla-Moriles Vinegar PDO
Spain Vinagre del Condado de Huelva Vinegar PDO
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Indicación Geográfica Protegida

IGP ingredients

IGP stands for 'Indicación Geográfica Protegida' which in the UK we know as 'Protected Geographical Indication' (PGI). Under the EU agricultural product quality policy, this "covers agricultural products and foodstuffs closely linked to the geographical area. At least one of the stages of production, processing or preparation takes place in the area.". The following list of Spanish ingredients are those which are registered as IGP.

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A table of IGP Ingredients; sortable by Country, Name, Product & Type
Country Name Product Type
Andorra Carn d'Andorra Beef PGI
Spain Ajo Morado de Las Pedroñeras Garlic PGI
Spain Alcachofa de Tudela Artichoke PGI
Spain Alfajor de Medina Sidonia Confectionary PGI
Spain Almendra de Mallorca / Almendra Mallorquina / Ametlla de Mallorca Almond PGI
Spain Alubia de La Bañeza-León Bean PGI
Spain Berenjena de Almagro Aubergine PGI
Spain Botillo del Bierzo Ham PGI
Spain Caballa de Andalucia Fish PGI
Spain Calçot de Valls Onion PGI
Spain Carne de Ávila Beef/veal PGI
Spain Carne de Cantabria Beef PGI
Spain Carne de la Sierra de Guadarrama Beef PGI
Spain Carne de Morucha de Salamanca Beef/veal PGI
Spain Carne de Vacuno del País Vasco/Euskal Okela Beef PGI
Spain Castaña de Galicia Chestnut PGI
Spain Cecina de León Cured beef PGI
Spain Cerezas de la Montaña de Alicante Cherry PGI
Spain Chorizo de Cantimpalos Sausage PGI
Spain Chorizo Riojano Sausage PGI
Spain Chosco de Tineo Ham PGI
Spain Cítricos Valencianos / Cítrics Valencians Citrus fruit PGI
Spain Clementinas de las Tierras del Ebro ; Clementines de les Terres de Ebre Clementine PGI
Spain Coliflor de Calahorra Cauliflower PGI
Spain Cordero de Extremadura Lamb PGI
Spain Cordero de Navarra ; Nafarroako Arkumea Lamb PGI
Spain Cordero Manchego Lamb PGI
Spain Cordero Segureño Lamb PGI
Spain Ensaimada de Mallorca ; Ensaimada mallorquina Bread PGI
Spain Espárrago de Huétor-Tájar Asparagus PGI
Spain Espárrago de Navarra Asparagus PGI
Spain Faba Asturiana Bean PGI
Spain Faba de Lourenzá Bean PGI
Spain Gall del Penedès Chicken PGI
Spain Garbanzo de Escacena Chickpea PGI
Spain Garbanzo de Fuentesaúco Chickpea PGI
Spain Gofio Canario Flour PGI
Spain Grelos de Galicia Turnip green PGI
Spain Jamón de Serón Ham PGI
Spain Jamón de Trevélez Ham PGI
Spain Jijona Confectionery PGI
Spain Judías de El Barco de Ávila Bean PGI
Spain Lacón Gallego Ham PGI
Spain Lechazo de Castilla y León Lamb PGI
Spain Lenteja de La Armuña Lentil PGI
Spain Lenteja Pardina de Tierra de Campos Lentil PGI
Spain Mantecadas de Astorga Cake PGI
Spain Mantecados de Estepa Cake PGI
Spain Manzana de Girona ; Poma de Girona Apple PGI
Spain Mazapán de Toledo Confectionary PGI
Spain Melón de la Mancha Melon PGI
Spain Melón de Torre Pacheco-Murcia Melon PGI
Spain Melva de Andalucia Fish PGI
Spain Miel de Galicia ; Mel de Galicia Honey PGI
Spain Mojama de Barbate Fish PGI
Spain Mojama de Isla Cristina Fish PGI
Spain Pa de Pagès Català Bread PGI
Spain Pan de Alfacar Bread PGI
Spain Pan de Cea Bread PGI
Spain Pan de Cruz de Ciudad Real Bread PGI
Spain Pataca de Galicia / Patata de Galicia Potato PGI
Spain Patatas de Prades ; Patates de Prades Potato PGI
Spain Pemento da Arnoia Pepper PGI
Spain Pemento de Mougán Pepper PGI
Spain Pemento de Oímbra Pepper PGI
Spain Pemento do Couto Pepper PGI
Spain Pimiento Asado del Bierzo Pepper PGI
Spain Pimiento de Fresno-Benavente Pepper PGI
Spain Pimiento de Gernika or Gernikako Piperra Pepper PGI
Spain Pimiento Riojano Pepper PGI
Spain Plátano de Canarias Banana PGI
Spain Pollo y Capón del Prat Chicken PGI
Spain Polvorones de Estepa Biscuit PGI
Spain Queso de Valdeón Cheese PGI
Spain Queso Los Beyos Cheese PGI
Spain Salchichón de Vic ; Llonganissa de Vic Sausage PGI
Spain Sobao Pasiego Cake PGI
Spain Sobrasada de Mallorca Sausage PGI
Spain Tarta de Santiago Cake PGI
Spain Ternasco de Aragón Lamb PGI
Spain Ternera Asturiana Beef PGI
Spain Ternera de Aliste Beef PGI
Spain Ternera de Extremadura Beef PGI
Spain Ternera de los Pirineos Catalanes / Vedella dels Pirineus Catalans Beef PGI
Spain Ternera de Navarra ; Nafarroako Aratxea Beef PGI
Spain Ternera Gallega Veal PGI
Spain Tomate La Cañada Tomato PGI
Spain Turrón de Agramunt ; Torró d'Agramunt Nougat PGI
Spain Turrón de Alicante Confectionery PGI
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Especialidad Tradicional Garantizada

ETG ingredients

ETG stands for 'Especialidad Tradicional Garantizada' which in the UK is known as 'traditional speciality guaranteed (TSG). It "highlights traditional character, either in the composition or means of production".

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A table of ETG Ingredients; sortable by Country, Name, Product & Type
Country Name Product Type
Spain Jamón Serrano Ham TSG
Spain Leche certificada de Granja Milk TSG
Spain Panellets Confectionary TSG
Spain Tortas de Aceite de Castilleja de la Cuesta Crispbread TSG
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SPANISH RECIPES

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