PARTNER POST: The versatile potato is perfect in a multitude of recipes showcasing flavors from around the globe. Get creative with your spuds.
Dive into a beautiful recipe for classic tapas. Served with a smooth aioli, patatas bravas spiced and so comforting, perfect for a winter day.
This recipe is one of my favorite forms of a tapas, and like most recipes I add a little more shall we say zest to the sauce. Patatas Bravas loosely translates to fierce or bold potatoes. Speaking of potatoes, I LOVE potatoes. My favorite varieties are red skinned potatoes and classic Yukon golds and yes, in this dish I usually use Yukon Golds.
This dish comes together beautifully with spicy homemade tomato sauce, drizzled with homemade aioli. And, do not think of subbing mayonnaise for the aioli, I shall talk and rhapsodize about aioli on a later day, but fear not that day shall come.
Just a note, this recipe without the aioli is acceptable, I cannot in good conscience tell you that it is just as good, but without the aioli it becomes a peaceful vegan recipe, something that a lot of you ask me for. So, before we get to the recipe we need to get clear on the takeaway, if using aioli make it yourself and do not try to bake the potatoes.
For another international potato recipe, try these Bombay Spiced Potatoes:
Rinku Bhattacharya, is a teacher of Indian Cooking and the author of the blog, Spice Chronicles. A busy working mother Rinku is committed to offering a practical approach of flavorful, everyday cooking often with an Indian Accent. An author of three cookbooks, Instant Indian, Classic Foods for Every Region of India made easy in the Instant Pot, Spices and Seasons, Simple, Sustainable. Indian Flavors and The Bengali Five Spice Chronicles. Rinku’s passion for food starts with cooking and trying new recipes and extends to pairing and drinking wine with food and trying usual combinations by fusing various culinary influences. Rinku and her family are very committed to a sustainable lifestyle, and she uses mostly local produce for her recipes. She is joined in this effort by her husband who is an avid gardener and her children, Deepta and Aadi.