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Appetizers & Starters

Fettunta

on Monday, 16 December 2013. Posted in Appetizers & Starters, Recipes, Sauces & Condiments

More of a technique than a recipe, Fettunta allows the subtle, marvelous flavors of great olive oil to shine. This is our favorite way to enjoy olio nuovo, the bold, green first press of the season.

Ensaladilla Rusa

on Monday, 16 December 2013. Posted in Appetizers & Starters, Salads & Dressings, Vegetable & Side Dishes, Recipes

Ensaladilla Rusa, or “Russian Salad,” is in fact not Russian at all. This simple salad of tuna, potatoes and vegetables dressed in tangy mayonnaise actually finds its roots in Spanish cuisine and is still served in many tapas bars across Spain. Serve on a bed of butter lettuce or for an easy...

Tomato Semolina Tart

on Monday, 16 December 2013. Posted in Appetizers & Starters, Vegetable & Side Dishes, Recipes, Main Course

The crust on this explosion of summer flavor is buttery and crisp &emdash; the semolina gives it a rustic coarseness and the layer of olive pâté contributes nice depth of flavor.

Lima Bean Skordalia

on Monday, 16 December 2013. Posted in Appetizers & Starters, Recipes, Sauces & Condiments

This is a much-loved Pasta Shop classic. Fresh limas would be great aren't necessary.

Tuna & Ricotta Stuffed Piquillo Peppers

on Wednesday, 13 May 2015. Posted in Appetizers & Starters, Vegetable & Side Dishes, Recipes, Main Course

Tuna & Ricotta Stuffed Piquillo Peppers
This twist on classic Spanish stuffed piquillo peppers is filled with a sumptuous mixture of Ortiz Bonito del Norte tuna, potatoes and ricotta. We love serving these with a big salad for lunch or as hors d'oeuvres with a glass of sparkling Cava. Recipe courtesy of Asha Loupy

Queso Fundido con Chorizo

on Monday, 16 December 2013. Posted in Appetizers & Starters, Vegetable & Side Dishes, Recipes

This is not cheese dip as you may be thinking...it's better! This needs to be served immediately after it comes out of the oven, so make sure your guests are hungry.