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Ribera: Land of Extremes, Home to the King


“Diligence is the mother of good fortune” – Chapter XLIII, Part II, Miguel de Cervantes This quote from Castilla y León’s most famous author could be applied to many things, but perhaps no more so than to the wine region of Ribera del Duero, an area two hours north of Madrid. Located within Castilla y […]

One Cheese, Five Ways: Hola, Manchego!


Welcome this nutty sheep’s milk cheese to your table for a taste of Spain.

Tuna Frisée Salad with Citrus-Marinated Manchego and Olives


For this recipe, the Manchego is marinated ahead of time with citrus and herbs. Use a good quality tuna for the best results.

Ham and Potato Spanish Omelette


Serve this omelette for breakfast or as a part of a tapas menu. A 10-inch cast iron skillet is perfectly sized for this dish.

Chorizo and Manchego Stuffed Peppers


Saffron and paprika inspire paella flavors inside these Manchego- and chorizo-filled roasted peppers.

Sweet Manchego Empanadas


These hand pies are filled with the classic combination of membrillo (quince paste) and Manchego.

a tapas spread with fried potatoes, cheese stuffed olives, cheesy meatballs, and garlic shrimp

What Are Tapas?


Here’s what you need to know about the supremely shareable Spanish snacks.

Table of Contents: Summer 2018


Features Belper Knolle Rolled in black pepper and studded with garlic, this unique Swiss cheese is the ultimate flavor bomb. By Rebecca Haley-Park Tapas Time Cheese plays a starring role in these iconic Spanish snacks. By Rebecca Haley-Park Un Otro Mondo Cheese in the Canary Islands—a Spanish archipelago off the Moroccan coast—is a world apart. […]

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