PATATAS BRAVAS

It’s time. It’s time for another recipe don’t you think?

It’s this time of year I love to indulge in potatoes. Any variety of potatoes pass me that little beauty of a carbohydrate and get it in my mouth.

It’s wintery, its getting colder, pass me a blooming spud.

I have teamed up with Alhambra to bring you my one of my all time favourite potato dishes. I love it that much I like to eat as a main to be perfectly honest. Hello Patatas Bravas.

I am a sucker for a spice and even more of a sucker for a spicy potato so here is what you will need.

600g potatoes (Maris Piper or Kind Ed’s are best)

2 tablespoons olive oil

Sprinkle of salt and pepper

2 tins of plum tomatoes – You can of of chopped but I’m well fussy with tomato skin.

3 red chillis

4 cloves of garlic crushed up

Handful of chopped parsley for a little bit of garnish

Here we go!

Preheat the oven to 220 degrees.

Peel them carbs up and cut into little cubes.

Heat the oil in a big tin or tray until it’s super hot, then pop in the potatoes and give them a shake till they are covered in oil.

Sprinkle over salt and pepper and put in the oven for around 10 mins until they go golden brown.

Next chop up the tomatoes.

Chop the chilli – I do like a kick so I left the seeds in.

Squidge up 4 cloves of garlic.

Then add this all to your pots.

Give it all a good blooming stir.

Cook up for another 30 mins till the potatoes are all crispy and delish.

Sprinkle on some parsley and serve up with an ice cold Alhambra Beer*.

 These potatoes are yummy cold too so you can make up a huge batch and enjoy for like, ever.

What are your favourite tapas dishes? Come on give me a little inspiration. 

Alhambra are giving one of my lucky readers the chance to win a Heritage Set of Alhambra Reserva 1925 for you to enjoy with your favourite tapas. 

All you gotta do is leave a comment below with your favourite dish to win some this yummy Spanish tipple.

You must be over 18 (obvs) and they will hop on here to pick a winner and name them in the comments. Your prize will come directly from spain. How cool!

Good Luck x

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11 Comments

  1. November 13, 2015 / 11:37 am

    I love Gazpacho, a slice of Spanish tortilla, a pile of these yummy potatoes and some olives on the side! Bring on all the deliciousness!

    • November 13, 2015 / 6:35 pm

      Ooooo Tortilla! I made one the other night was so yummy!! I am soooo hungry now x

  2. November 13, 2015 / 2:50 pm

    Has to be crispy fried calamari with aioli! Though I do love Patatas Bravas, any selection of tapas isn't complete without it, so simple but very delicious. x

  3. November 13, 2015 / 6:36 pm

    Oh yes.. I love Calamari crisp fried with some dip 🙂 I love any sort of tapas.. Small dishes means more dishes which make me a very happy person x

  4. November 13, 2015 / 10:39 pm

    Gotta be Chorizo obviously!!! Great post Carli!! Much love x x

    • November 14, 2015 / 9:22 am

      Yummmm Pennie!! Good choice there!! Lots of love back at ya x x

  5. November 15, 2015 / 6:47 pm

    Padron peppers fried in a little olive oil and sprinkled with maldon salt. It's my absolute favorite tapas dish! Patatas bravas comes a close second.

    Katie xoxo

    • November 15, 2015 / 6:56 pm

      I need to try this!! I need Tapas right now to be honest x

  6. November 15, 2015 / 9:14 pm

    Can't beat a platter of Serrano ham, Manchego cheese, Manzanilla olives, and some pan rustico – all washed down with a glass or two of sherry!

    • November 16, 2015 / 7:16 pm

      Ooh you really can't! I love cheese and meats and I am a fan of Port now I am an adult and all 🙂 Step away from the Lambrini Carli – Step away x

    • November 27, 2015 / 5:37 pm

      Cat!! You are our winner!! Alhambra have just sent me an email to get you details so you prize can be sent out. Could you pop me an email over at info@theoldeyoungetahouse.com – WELL DONE X X X

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