The Queen of Spanish Tapas: Tortilla with Maria (Online)

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What’s it all about?

If you’ve ever been to Spain, you couldn’t possibly have missed the (Spanish) tortilla.  However if you haven’t made it to Spain before, you might be wondering is that a Mexican tortilla, or is it a Spanish fritatta? Well no…  it’s made with simple ingredients, potatoes and eggs and it’s a staple in any tapas bar, party or gathering.  Grandmas have their own recipes and we all swear our grandma’s is the best.  Come and learn how to make it home and it will soon be the star of all your gatherings!

What will we cover?

In the class we will:

  • Demonstrate the traditional recipe step by step.
  • Share lots of “grandma-approved” tips and tricks to make your tortilla at home.
  • Talk about recipe variations and the garlic dilemma.
  • Talk about the pincho, the montadito, the ración.
  • Discuss filled tortillas options (both hot and cold fillings)

What you will need

  • Eggs (for 2 person serve: 5 eggs)
  • Potatoes (for 2 person serve: 2-3 potatoes)
  • Onions (for 2 person serve: half an onion)
  • Standard kitchen equipment.

Who will be teaching?


Maria Yebra is a Spanish expat who has been living in Melbourne for over a decade.  She loves cooking and baking (she has a cupcake making blog but above all else she enjoys eating the food she creates! She has tried most Spanish tapas bars around Melbourne but still craves for a simple “pincho de tortilla” Spanish-style.

In Spain, Maria worked as a kitchen assistant for a catering company renowned for their reinvention of tapas and later on applied these concepts to her family’s business a rural cottage/hotel catering for out of the box weddings and events. Now she works in marketing and communications but always enjoys a good cooking session.

This photo belongs to Kent Wang and is borrowed with thanks via a creative commons licence.

Questions about the class? Please email