Spanish Tapas Party

Cooking How-To, How-To, Recipes, Special Occasions
on March 1, 2007
Mark Boughton Photography / styling: Teresa Blackburn

There’s nothing quite like tapas, the savory little dishes of Spain. Legend suggests that a Spanish king was unable to eat large amounts of food so his subjects also began eating smaller portions.

Tapas have taken the United States by storm. And why not, the idea of entertaining with little bits of this and that is far more appealing than preparing a five-course meal. Here are a few recipes to get you started. Add some good bread, olives, Spanish cheese and Sangria and you’re set.

—By Jeanette Hurt