Spanish Cooking Basics and Tips
Spanish Food Videos
If you like to watch cooking shows on television, you'll love these About videos with step-by-step instructions for how to prepare some of the most famous Spanish food recipes, as well as recipes with a Spanish twist. Don't worry about taking notes while watching because a text transcript of each video is included just below each video.
Essential Foods for the Spanish Kitchen
Do you "have" what it takes to be a Spanish cook? We bet you have most of the ingredients already. Check this list against the your kitchen pantry and find out!
Grades of Spanish Olive Oil
Along with garlic, olive oil is an integral part of Spanish cooking since the Phoenicians and Greeks introduced the olive tree to the Iberian Peninsula in ancient times. Spanish olive oil production is strictly regulated now. Learn about the official grades of Spanish olive oil and why Extra Virgin is worth the extra cost!
How to Chop Hard-Boiled Eggs with No Mess
Many fillings, soups and stews in Spanish cooking use finely chopped hard-boiled eggs. Chopping the eggs on a cutting board is messy and takes too long. Use this simple trick that's easy and does not leave a mess to clean up.
LaTienda.com, a Great Resource for Spanish Food Products
LaTienda.com is a fabulous online resource for authentic Spanish food products, cooking utensils, spices and much more!
Cooking Conversions Calculator from Gourmet Sleuth
Frustrated with a recipe that uses metric measurements? This tool converts weights, volumes, any measurements from metric to U.S. measurements for specific foods!
How to Blanch Almonds
Blanching almonds is easy, since the skins loosen immediately in hot water. Almonds are the base for many traditional Spanish desserts, and sauces.