Wines of Asturias

Asturias is not a region you would normally associate with wine. After all, it is better known for its prolific production of high quality cider. However, the area does produce wines with Denominaciónes de Origen status and consumption per head remains one of the highest in Spain. Decline and revival When coal miners were active…

Chorizo a la Sidra

Preparation: 5 minutes Cooking time: 25-30 minutes Chorizo a la Sidra is a tapas dish commonly found in Asturias in Northern Spain where cider is the beverage of choice. Like any recipe, the best results can be obtained by using the finest ingredients. So, choose a good quality cooking chorizo rather than the ready-to-eat dry-cured…

Fabada Asturiana

Region: Asturias Preparation: 24 hours Cooking time: 2-3 hours Oven temp: on the hob Difficulty: medium Serves: 4+ Fabada asturiana is a famous Spanish meat and bean stew that originates, as the name suggests, from the region of Asturias but is popular all over Spain and the world. It is an extremely rich and hearty winter dish that is normally served…

Cuisine of Asturias

Our search for Asturias recipes takes us to the green coast of Spain, where the rain falls on a regular basis and the food is traditional, rustic and hearty. In the coastal areas, seafood is very popular but move away from the sea into the dramatic mountainous landscape of the Picos de Europa, and the dishes…