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Tortilla española is everything we love about Spanish cooking—lusty, elemental, assuredly simple.
Salmorejo, gazpacho's richer, deeper, Spanish cousin is a cool, creamy tomato soup that transcends seasonality.
This perfect rendition, from Claudia Roden's masterpiece cookbook The Food of Spain (HarperCollins, 2011), is a deceptively simple mixture of olive oil, white wine vinegar, chopped parsley, and crushed tomato. Somehow it telegraphs coolness and warmth, acidity and richness all at the same time.
Chickpeas and raisins flavor this meaty stew, which is served with cubed, sautéed potatoes.
This over-the-top Americanized paella gets its smoky kick from paprika and chorizo.
Traditionally, this recipe calls for Spanish calįots and ņora peppers. Scallions and ancho chiles are good substitutes.
This Valencia-style paella is based on a recipe in Jeff Koehler's La Paella (Chronicle, 2006).
These chiles add tartness and heat to everything from tacos to scrambled eggs.
Garlic soup is made all over Spain, but the Basque version is unique in that it uses a special dried bread called zopako.
Sometimes bacalao (salt cod) is added to this home-style soup.
A true taste of Spanish cuisine, this dish serves a generous sampling of meats and vegetables.
The recipe for this "fava vichyssoise" is based on one from Colman Andrews's Catalan Cuisine.
The recipe for this classic Catalan dish comes from Catalan Cuisine by Colman Andrews.
This recipe is a great example of home cooking with a Moorish influence.
For this dish, Riojans typically use jarred piquillo peppers already roasted over a wood fire and peeled.
Grilling imparts a smoky flavor to these delicate spears.
This recipe, for the traditional Riojana vegetable stew, has been enriched with lamb stock and lamb brains and sweetbreads.
This recipe is from the Moorish city of Seville and showcases the infusion of their culture into Spain's cuisine.
We discovered this traditional rice dish while researching paella in Valencia.
We sampled this hearty dish of eggs and shrimp at Barcelona's La Boqueria food market.