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A laid-back Spanish dinner party menu

by Jessica Lockyer-Palmer

published on 14 September 2017

Featuring some of our favourite recipes from Sabor, this menu for the perfect laid-back Spanish dinner party brings together dishes that showcase the best flavours and ingredients of author, Nieves Barragán Mohacho’s native land. Complete with a starter, substantial main course, side dish, and make-ahead dessert to round it all off, it is the perfect lineup to give your guests a modern taste of Spain.

Starter

Green Asparagus, Romesco and Idiazabal Cheese

Green Asparagus, Romesco and Idiazabal Cheese

by Nieves Barragán Mohacho
from Sabor

Served on a bed of intense romesco sauce (with enough left over for you to enjoy just about anything dipped or lathered in it for days to come), the asparagus in this dish is perfectly cooked to keep its vibrant colour and finished off with a creamy hit of Spanish Idiazabal cheese. 

Main course

Pork Belly and Mojo Verde

Pork Belly and Mojo Verde

by Nieves Barragán Mohacho
from Sabor

For your main course, this hearty recipe brings together the richness of pork belly with the herby freshness of mojo verde. 

Side dish

Creamy Mashed Potato and Chard

Creamy Mashed Potato and Chard

by Nieves Barragán Mohacho
from Sabor

Made using the holy trinity of butter, cream and olive oil, this mashed potato side brings warmth and sustenance to the table.

Lemon Sorbet

Lemon Sorbet

by Nieves Barragán Mohacho
from Sabor

Nieves serves her citrus sorbet the traditional Spanish way, in hollowed lemons. Vibrant and refreshing, it is the perfect lighter end to a rich and complex meal.

 

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