Bring the flavors of Spain home—delicious dishes that anyone can make
You don't have to live in Spain to recreate its savory delicacies in your very own kitchen. The Easy Spanish Cookbook
helps chefs of all skill levels serve up a flavorful variety of classic Spanish dishes.
Covering everything from tapas, pintxos, and other small plates to rice, meat, and seafood entrees, this beginner-friendly Spanish cookbook sets you up for long-term culinary success. Learn how to stock a kitchen perfect for preparing Spanish food—no shopping at specialty grocers required. This Spanish cookbook is even filled with tips to help you integrate more traditional ingredients and create regional variations.
The Easy Spanish Cookbook includes:
- 60 Spanish favorites—Delight friends and family with iconic Spanish delicacies, including Mixed Paella, Bay Scallop Pie, and Catalonian Fish Stew.
- Regional overviews—Journey from Catalonia to Galicia with a Spanish cookbook that takes you across the whole of Spain.
- Easy-to-find ingredients—Enjoy recipes that deliver authentic flavors without relying on hard-to-find specialty ingredients.
Start on the road to mastering Spanish cuisine with this Spanish cookbook.
Norema Salinas is an international food maven specializing in Spanish food, culture, and entertainment. She started a pioneering Spanish catering company, Norema Salinas Catering. Although she now lives in the San Francisco Bay Area, she spent a great portion of her life in Madrid and traveled extensively throughout Spain with her husband and three children.
“With this inspiring new cookbook, Norema Salinas serves as our sure-footed guide to the unique delights of Spanish food, in all its regional glory. She invites us to follow in her own estimable footsteps to discover and fall in love with the ingredients, traditions, and stories that make Spanish food culture so vibrant and special. Whether you are inspired to gather family around a cozy cocido madrileno
stew, or to channel the ambiance of a boisterous Spanish bar with a spread of tapas
, what better way to truly bring Spain home?” —Susan Miller-Davis, principal of Infinite Table and author of What’s for dinner: plant-rich feasts for any occasion
“If you can’t go Tasca hopping in Spain, the recipes in this cookbook will surely give you a virtual tour and an authentic taste of Spain. It includes great recipes, the equipment needed, and the best of Spanish products available. A bonus is the history tidbits and types of wine to match with the food. I can hardly wait to try her gambas al ajillo and her churros with chocolate sauce! It is just what I needed to take me back to Spain.” —Betty Zlatchin, founder of Betty Zlatchin Catering
“As a Spaniard now living in California and missing the simple pleasures of Spanish cooking, I find Norema's book comforting, inspiring, and refreshing. At a time when cooking and entertaining at home is more relevant than ever, this book is a great addition to every kitchen. The dishes are easy to create for small as well as large gatherings—we'll be using it at our weekly Tertulia dinners with friends.” —Celia Tejada, designer and lifestyle visionary
“This wonderful book is a combination of recipes that really work and an insight into the history and culture of Spanish cooking. Norema Salinas guides you through each dish with simple directions and provides a rich, personal introduction to the regions and origins of the cuisine. Cooking from this book will bring the flavors of Spain to your home!” —Douglas Monsalud, Chef and Restaurateur