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Puff pastry with anchovies and blue cheese

Puff pastry with anchovies and blue cheese

When we see a picture of a puff pastry like the one sent in to us by Pilar, we start to daydream imagining the delicious filling that it might be hiding. Of course, although we imagine all kinds of ingredients, there’s one that’s never missing: canned fish. What filling are you imagining? Have a look at this recipe, which is sure to inspire you. Read more

Avocado with anchovies, piquillo peppers and black garlic

Avocado with anchovies, piquillo peppers and black garlic

You probably already know how well Cantabrian anchovies go with avocado or piquillo peppers. Well, imagine what this recipe that Manuel has sent in to us is like, combining these three great ingredients with mastery and adding a very personal touch.

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Pumpkin flowers filled with cheese and anchovies

Pumpkin flowers filled with cheese and Cantabrian anchovies

 

If you forgot about St Valentine’s day, don’t worry, you’re still in time to surprise that special person this weekend. We suggest that you tell them with flowers. But not bunches of roses or anything like that. That’s just blasé! If you really want them to fall in love, we propose this recipe by Margarita.  Read more

Calamari stuffed with Cantabrian Sea anchovies

Calamari stuffed with Cantabrian Sea anchovies

There are almost as many stuffed calamari recipes as there are chefs in the world. In this case, Juana adds a very special Cantabrian sea touch to them. Take note and you’ll see. Bon appétit! Read more

Christmas canapés: Mini vol-au-vents with anchovies and cheese with fine herbs

Christmas canapés: Mini vol-au-vents with anchovies and cheese with fine herbs

With good raw materials (like our anchovies from the Bay of Biscay) you can create delicious snacks in a jiffy. And this is an example. Ok, you will need to make a tiny effort. But Leire’s recipe is well worth it.

What with how busy we normally are with Christmas lunches and dinners, this simple snack is perfect so that the family can have a bite to eat while they wait for the main course. Read more

Gilda and company

Anchovies and white tuna skewers

What can we say about Gildas that hasn’t already been said? This little skewer is a classic that never disappoints.

They say that it’s named after the main character of the film Gilda, played by Rita Hayworth… Well, in Irantxe’s recipe, the star is accompanied by quite the leading man: “Bonito del Norte” (‘The Handsome Northerner’, Spanish for White Tuna). Very well put Read more

Anchovy on artichoke mousse with a confit of cheese and orange blossom honey and served with caramelised onion

Anchovy on artichoke mousse with a confit of cheese and orange blossom honey and served with caramelised onion

Fresh cheese, sautéed onion, anchovies from the Bay of Biscay… I’m sure many of you imagine these ingredients served on crostini. But no, my friends. In La cocina de Serrats we like to take you by surprise, and Sofía has hit the mark with this artichoke mousse. And the fresh cheese also adds a special touch. Don’t miss her recipe!

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Sweet-salty pintxo

Sweet-salty pintxo

Marino is taking part in our recipe competition with a pintxo that is very easy to prepare and which will surprise you with its pleasant sweet and salty contrast. Read more

Anchovies with pesto in appetiser spoons

anchovies with pesto in appetiser spoons

What a great invention appetiser spoons are! We can use them to serve flavoursome morsels, such as these suggested by Sonia, with cheese, pesto and our delicious Cantabrian anchovies. If you like the idea, make sure to visit her blog to see her other recipes. Delicious! Read more

Avocado stuffed with Cantabrian anchovies and tuna

Avocado stuffed with Cantabrian anchovies and tuna

Avocado goes extremely well with our tinned fish! With Cantabrian anchovies, with different types of tuna… We can create gold medal dishes such as this idea that Margarita, from the blog Entre amigos (“Among Friends”), has sent in for our recipe competition. And “among friends” is exactly how we are going to enjoy this dish. Bon appétit! Read more