44 Small Businesses in Seville You Can Support Right Now

Carlos, owner of the oldest bar in Seville, El Rinconcillo

The heart and soul of Seville lies in its small businesses. It’s in the bustling tapas bars (around 3,000 of them, last we checked) where locals sip sherry and share lively conversation. It’s in the colorful market stalls where the vendors greet you with a smile and, once you go often enough, develop a sixth […]

The Best Spanish Cookbooks To Have At Home

Spinach and chickpea stew tapa

This blog post was originally posted on November 22, 2016, and was updated on September 9, 2020.  Whether you already consider yourself something of an aspiring chef or you just want to switch things up, these Spanish cookbooks will bring the best of Spain to your kitchen. Spanish cuisine is known the world over for […]

Easy Huevos a la Flamenca Recipe

Huevos a la flamenca recipe

This blog post was originally posted on July 11 2015, and was updated on September 3, 2020.  Huevos a la flamenca, or “flamenco-style eggs” are an Andalusian classic. This is the perfect dish for spring and summer, and a great way to enjoy the seasonal vegetables from Seville’s food markets. Traditionally, huevos a la flamenca are […]

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, […]