The juicy tomatoes nestled with fresh mozzarella, glazed with a wine reduction sauce and pungent basil is a perfect appetizer between summer and fall.
A Match Made in Heaven
Try these lamb cutlets and a potato stew, a riff on patatas bravas and lamb lollipop commonly served in Salamanca with a beautiful glass of Rioja wine.
Herbed and earthy salmon baked with basil chimichurri and served with potato thyme fries and roasted roots. Pair with a Rioja wine for light spice.
Tortilla española, or omelette, is quintessential Spanish fare. It can be found in bars and upscale restaurants in Spain. It is so easy to make at home, too
A simple and delicious goat cheese bruschetta featuring toasted walnuts, lemon basil, and local honey. On a hot day, a glass of Rosado is the perfect pair.
A Spanish tortilla makes a great summer tapa especially when paired with a cold gazpacho soup, fried peppers de padron, and don’t forget a tinto de verano.
Hosting a romantic tapas dinner for two is easy and inexpensive. Throw in a nice bottle of Rioja red and you’ve got yourself a gourmet dinner.
The combination of lemon and garlic shrimp pairs perfectly with crisp blanco Rioja wine. Be sure to have bread on hand to devour the sauce left in the pan.
One of the most popular appetizers of Brazil, Brazilian Chicken Fritters, consists of dough filled with spiced chicken, shaped into a drumstick and fried.
Spiced bison kebabs with nutty couscous and a glass of Rioja wine is a blissful combination. Make a mint and yogurt dipping sauce for a complete meal.