Recipes

Ajobacalao (ajocolorao) – salt cod spread

Ajobacalao (also known as ajocolorao) is one of the most original recipes from Málaga and there is nothing better you can spread on a toasted bread than this. It originally comes from the Costa...

Ajoblanco – cold almond soup

This original, strange but ultimately seducing cold soup is one of the unique windows into the long history of Andalusian cuisine. It is a less famous brother of gazpacho and probably gives us an idea

Anchovies in Vinegar

The origin of this recipe is truly ancient. The art of preserving food in brine is as old as the oldest cultures in the Spanish peninsula...

Anchovy casserole

Anchovies, lemon, garlic, oil and parsley. The eternal set of magic ingredients which incredibly always comes with new surprising combinations. This is the easiest way to cook in a true malagan ...

Chivo al ajillo (kid goat with garlic)

This might one of the most authentic malagan recipes outside the sea world. I tend to avoid the kid goat meat because I just feel too sorry for the young animal but the meat might be the best and fine

Emblanco – horse mackerel soup

This is certainly the most typical, authentic, but also a little bit weird fish soup from malagan cuisine. I say strange because it is definitely not the type of universally appealing dish...

Fried peppers

One of the most iconic recipes of Spanish cuisine and maybe also one of the most "emperor is naked" one. The fried peppers are present in many dishes as a perfect garnish of fish and meat as well as i

Gambas al ajillo (garlic prawns)

This a lovely, extremely simple recipe, which most of the places not only in Málaga get wrong by overcooking the prawns. There is a formula 1 changing tyres situation after the dish is done because it

Gazpachuelo – white fish soup

If this soup does not convince you about the originality of malagan cuisine, then nothing will. The recipe has both its coastal and inland variation but it is the fish and seafood version...