Joy Of Spanish Cooking


Tapas are a variety of appetizers and snacks. Very typical of Spanish cuisine.

Croquetas de jamón y queso (Ham and Cheese)

Holaaa! I love these croquettes, and so will you; ham and cheese croquettes. These are the most traditional croquettes in Spain. Every time I make them, the flavor reminds me of a Spanish grilled cheese, made with ham & cheese. They are super yummy, and If you think that you would like them, you will love these. In my blog, …

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Tres Quesos (Three Cheese) and Brie & Asparagus

Sunday Montaditos! Tres Queso and Brie & Asparagus Holaaa!! Today I thought I would post more montaditos. Since it’s a weekend, this is something that is very quick and easy to prepare and it’s another tapa to add to your repertoire.  I’ll try to post some different montaditos every week. We’ll see how long I …

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Anchovy & Pepper and Bacon & Brie

Holaaa! I always try to make my own bread. I love it! I like to make bagels, round loaves, baguettes, any kind.  And when I make baguettes, I like to use slices for montaditos. Beside tapas in Spain, it is very common to find montaditos. A montadito is a slice of bread with a topping on it, like a …

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Mushroom Croquettes (Croquetas de Setas)

Hola holaaa! Croquetas (croquettes), I love them, any kind. It is very common in Spain to order croquetas in a tapas bar. Spain has a lot of different kinds of croquetas; with chicken, or ham, cheese, meat, seafood, mushrooms, etc, etc. I’ll definitely make all of them for you:)     Or I’ll try to 😉 I love …

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Tortilla de patatas – Spanish potato omelette

Hola! My first recipe!  I am so excited about it! It took me a while to get to this point but here I am, and I am very happy about it. I thought it would  be great to start with this classic Spanish dish. I love this recipe  because It so versatile. It can be served …

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Hola y Bienvenido/a! Hello and Welcome! My name is Ivette and I am a dual citizen! Originally, I from Catalonia, Spain but in 2014 I moved to the United States and I currently live in Maryland with my husband Richard (number 1 taster, thank you!), my baby girl Beulah my rescue dog Vicky and my two …

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