Espinacas con Garbanzos Recipe (Spinach and Chickpeas Stew)

espinacas con garbanzos

A tapa of espinacas con garbanzos tells you everything you need to know about Seville. This is one of the most typical dishes in the sunny Andalusian capital, loved and devoured by locals. But why? It’s a surprisingly simple recipe; mostly spinach and chickpeas (garbanzo beans) spiced with cumin. But despite its simplicity, this tapa […]

Torrijas Recipe (Spanish “French Toast”)

Some of the best torrijas in Seville can only be enjoyed during Semana Santa. Plan accordingly!

If you come to Seville at Easter, you’ll see bars throughout the city advertising “torrijas.” These are a Semana Santa sensation, and locals won’t rest until they have their daily fix. Broadly speaking, you could call torrijas the Spanish version of French toast. But it’s so much more than that. What are torrijas? Some myths, […]