All you need to know (and even more) about Mojo Picón sauce.

Spanish cuisine is full of contrasts. Even if the most known food outside the country are tapas, paella and sangría, every Spanish region have their own gastronomy peculiarities and believe me: they’re all are amazing.

Today we are travelling to the wonderful Canary Islands, a volcanic archipelago in front of northwestern African coast. Its particular (and lucky) subtropical weather makes these islands unique, like their gastronomy. Canary gastronomy is simple, delicious and full of contrasts.

And because we love sauces and life is better with a little bit of spice, we are going to tell you all you need to know about the famous Canarian Mojo Picón.

Ready? Let’s jump right in!

The definitive guide to Spanish Christmas food

Today I’m going to show you how to create an amazing Christmas dinner with 100% Spanish style and taste.

I used some of these exact recipes last Christmas when my boyfriend’s parents came to visit us… they are Italian and what better to impress an Italian, than with food of course?

So I called my mum in Spain and thanks to her, my grandmother, half of my family, almost half of the town and Mr Google of course, I had a list of the best possible recipes ever for a great Spanish Christmas meal abroad. The result is this manual that I’m calling…

The Spanish Mother’s Christmas Cookbook.