Don’t miss Spanish traditional dishes
Mix 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 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.
The 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.
Quite 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.
Onions, 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.