Brindisa Ham School

After being invited to London by one of our suppliers, Brindisa, we were taken to their Ham School in Borough Market to be taught about the different hams and how to cut the pata negra from the Iberian pig. The Iberian pig’s leg is  sometimes

Wine Tasting

We have recently been tasting wine to add to the collection we already offer in Tinto. It is important to us that the wine we offer compliments our food. After trying an abundance of wine with our specialist supplier, the ones we have decided to

How To Make Tortilla Español (Spanish Omelette)

Ingredients 10-12 Potatoes 2 white onions 15 eggs Salt Pepper Oil Method Peel potatoes, thinly slice them, fry them at 140 until they are cooked through Peel and thinly slice 2 white onions, cook on a low heat, careful not to put too much colour on them, cook until soft Chuck it

The Student Spanish Experience

We have been to St Charles Primary School in Cambuslang to let children enjoy a taste of Spain! Some of the dishes loved by primary 4 and 5 pupils included different selections of paella, Spanish tortilla, Serrano ham, calamares and chorizo. Pupils understanding of Spanish


A pintxo is a popular Basque style of eating which is mainly eaten in bars across Spain. It originated from San Sebastián as bars and restaurants wanted to give out miniature versions of their dishes as a taster. Traditionally, they are small pieces of crusty bread

St Valentine’s

Valentines Day in Spain Spain is already renowned for its romantic beaches, charming scenery and spectacular dining. So Valentines Day is not more romantic than any other day of the year. Carnival season is well underway at this time of year with street parties, incredible costumes

Tinto’s Espresso Martini

Vodka Tia Maria Licor 43 1 Shot coffee Chocolate powder Coffee beans How to make : Step 1 Take a Martini glass, fill with ice and soda. Leave to chill. Step 2 Take 25ml vodka, 12.5ml Tia Maria, 12.5ml Licor 43 and your shot of coffee and pour it all into your Boston shaker. Step 3 Shake

The History Behind Our New Menus

Trips to rural Spain has inspired new dishes on our Menu A La Carta and Menu Del Dia. After learning about the Iberian Peninsula (where most spices were brought to from distant countries), the thirteenth century crusaders and that spices have ultimately been around for

Halloween In Spain

The Spanish Halloween is celebrated in 3 days. Starting with el Dia de las Brujas (Day of the Witches). Then, Dia de Todos los Santos (All Saints Day) and finally Dia de los Muertos (the Day of the dead) on November 2nd. In Spain these days are

Zombie Brain Haemorrhage

Create this easy, effective and freaky looking shot for your Halloween night and guests will be left wondering…what did I just drink? Fun and creepy, this shot creates a distinct texture and taste in your mouth however perfectly delicious to contribute to your night. 12.5 oz.