What Is Carrillada?

Beef Cheek

Delicious Carrillada is a must-try. Carrillada: Heaven on a Plate Carrillada de Ternera = Braised beef cheeks Carrillada Ibérica or Carrillada de Cerdo = Braised pork cheeks Whether beef cheeks or Iberian pork cheeks, carrillada is a star of Spanish cuisine. The relatively lean, moist cut of meat that comes from the (you guessed it) […]

What Is Mahon Cheese?

Spanish Cheese

A Look At Spanish Cheeses: Mahon Cheese Mahon cheese is one of Spain’s many excellent cheeses. It is produced on the island of Menorca, one of Spain’s Balearic Islands located in the Mediterranean Sea. Menorca has become known for its cheese making traditions, with its Mahon cheese as one of its key exports and most […]

What Are Croquettes?


Croquettes: Spain’s Minor Obsession With Fried Leftovers Croquettes are a heavenly invention– especially ham croquettes in Spain. But the Spanish aren’t the only people to make these delicious fried goodies. Croquettes are simply a breadcrumbed and fried roll of food leftovers, usually bound with bechamel sauce or mashed potatoes. They are popular in countries all […]

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