Learn traditional Spanish cooking techniques in Javier's Kitchen
View our latest Spanish cooking tips and how to's. Learn authentic Spanish cooking methods, how to use cooking equipment and follow our Spanish cooking videos packed with delicious Spanish food recipes. The best of all? There is now washing up to do in Javier's kitchen....
How Do You Make Churros?
What do you know about Spanish churros? You know that you can’t get enough of the deliciously sweet snack dipped...Read More
How to Carve Jamon Iberico Leg
Iberico ham is a mouth-wateringly delicious cured Spanish ham known for its nutty flavour and creamy stripes of fat that...Read More
How to make paella in 8 easy steps
I often wonder what could be more Spanish and utterly delicious than paella (pronounced pah:eh:YEH:rah), and I always struggle. No...Read More
What is Spanish Paprika?
It’s something that many people have asked us at Basco. So, we thought we should investigate the phenomena of Spanish...Read More
The belly rules the mind.
Top 5 Spanish Gin Cocktails
You’ve three seconds to name a refreshing, quintessentially English pre-dinner cocktail... Nine out of ten people would likely blurt “gin and...Read More
How to Carve Serrano Ham Leg
Our step-by-step guide is the ultimate masterclass in how to perfectly carve a serrano ham that will sate your appetite...Read More
Top Tips for Making a Spanish Gin
When it comes to making the perfect Spanish Gin and Tonic we have it covered! First, a little bit of history......Read More
Top tips for making the perfect Sangria
Making the perfect sangria is all in the technique! Sangria is a traditional drink synonymous with a warm climate and carefree...Read More
Top tips for how to cook a roast suckling pig
If you're looking for tips on how to cook a roast suckling pig to make a tasty dish to remember,...Read More
All sorrows are less with bread
Miguel De Cervantes
How to make a prawn stock for paella
Making a fresh stock from scratch is an essential component when making an authentic paella. Don’t forget that the main ingredient...Read More
How to make a sofrito for paella
Sofrito is a key ingredient when cooking paella. It provides one of the foundations to the dish, as it rounds...Read More
How to Prepare Saffron
Learn how to prepare saffron, to accentuate this beautiful spices' aroma and taste. Saffron is a unique spice characterised by its...Read More