Fried olive tapas with tomato sauce

Happily served with cocktails, wine or an ice cold beer, a few tapas dishes shared at the table is a sociable and fun way to dine with your nearest and dearest.

Create your own small plate feast at home with our tantalising tapas recipes. From Spanish tortilla and patatas bravas to crispy squid and garlicky prawns, your dinner party table will never have looked so good.

A regular on the small plate scene for a reason, no tapas spread is complete without thick wedges of Spanish tortilla. This one gets better with time, so a good one to make ahead.

 

These delicious little bites are totally worth the effort – the perfect canapé with drinks or as a tapas dish, you can be sure they’ll all get eaten.

 

No tapas feast is complete without a bowl of these hot, crunchy potatoes with a spicy tomato sauce, and this patatas bravas recipe is hard to beat.

 

Inspired by Torremolinos in southern Spain, these amazing garlic and chilli prawns make the perfect centrepiece for a tapas feast. Ready in 10 minutes, this is fun, dynamic, no-nonsense cooking at its best.

 

Fresh, crispy squid dunked into a beautifully bold harissa mayo – perfect for feeding a crowd

 

OK – we know they’re not even remotely Spanish, but these lovely chicken dippers are sure to please kids on a grown-up tapas night. Serve them with a creamy dip.

 

This crispy seafood is a real treat. Plus, there’ll be loads of leftover sauce for when you’re tempted to make another batch.

 

These griddled artichokes are paired with sweet honey and salty feta for a delicious veggie tapas option.

 

These jars of marinated feta, spiced olives and marinated peppers are great to have on hand at home for quick and easy tapas-style dinners. They make brilliant Christmas gifts, too!

 

If you’re short on time, this all-in-one tapas recipe has everything you need for a fab tapas feast, including honey-glazed chorizo, tortilla, manchego peppers and cured meats.

Looking for a tipple to enjoy with your tapas? Check out our classic summer cocktails