Don’t miss Spanish traditional dishes


Gazpacho


GazpachoMix of tomatoes, olive oil, garlic, bread, peppers and cucumber then blended until smooth, then chilled and poured into bowls or glasses. So delicious, so refreshing. In southern Spain, people have it every day during the summer put the bar for refreshment.

 

 

Paella


PaellaPaella contains chicken or rabbit, saffron, runner beans and butter beans. But the most important element is the rice, ideally the bomba or calasaparra varieties grown on Spain’s east coast, which are particularly good for absorbing all the flavors.

 

 

Tortilla


TortillaThe Spanish omelet contains eggs, potatoes, onions.The potatoes and onions are slow fried in olive oil then mixed with the beaten eggs for the flavours to mix before cooking. Can be added chorizo, ham, spinach, courgettes or whatever you have to hand to improve taste.

 

Patatas bravas


Patatas bravasQuite widespread across the country. In the different parts are prepared in different ways, but all include fried potato. In Madrid, bravas sauce is made with sweet and spicy pimentón – Spanish paprika – olive oil, flour  but never tomatoes. Others add garlic, some a dash of fino sherry.

 

 

Pisto


PistoOnions, garlic, courgettes, peppers and tomatoes are slow fried in olive oil. It is usually served as a starter, sometimes with fried eggs or chorizo, but is great as a side dish too.