Spanish cuisine

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Rice dish, seasoned with saffron, sautéed in olive oil and cooked, served with meats, crustaceans, fish and vegetables.
Huevos rotos
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The dish consists of a few lightly fried eggs delicately placed over fried potatoes. The dish often comes accompanied with bits of chorizo, slices of Iberian ham, seafood, or other types of meat or fish.
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It is a sausage that, as the name implies, carries in its composition the fresh blood of the animal used for its confection.
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It is a dish prepared with dry white beans. The beans are soaked on the eve of the preparation.
jamón serrano
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It is a type of dry-cured Spanish ham that includes most of the different varieties of that are made with black Iberian pigs. It is usually served in thin slices, occasionally in cubes.
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It is a cold soup based on vegetables, with emphasis on tomatoes, cucumbers and peppers.
tortilla de patatas
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The Spanish tortilla or simply tortilla is a kind of omelet, made with eggs and chips.
Patatas bravas
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Consists of fries with various sauces: ketchup, mayonnaise and garlic sauce.
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It's made with cow guts. Chorizo, ham, potatoes and chickpeas are added to the stew.
Fuet catalán
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Fuet is a thin, dried Catalan sausage and cured of pork in a pork gut.
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It is lamb roasted in the oven.
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It is made with tomato, garlic, bread crumbs, olive oil, vinegar, salt and optionally green pepper.
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It is prepared with fresh pork and with a lot of pepper as well as other spices.

Discover the spanish cuisine

Spain is one of the largest countries in Europe. Its 17 communities are distinguished by their traditions, customs, feast and gastronomy. The Spanish cuisine is part of the Mediterranean cuisine but with different characteristics. It is characterized by the use of potato, varied spices and many vegetables. It uses many ingredients from the coast, like fish and seafood and from the interior like meats, cheeses and sausages. Spanish cuisine has great influence from the people who conquered its territories as well as from the people who were colonized. The Spanish gastronomy varies widely from region to region but there are some common characteristics, in which it stands out: the use of oil as a cooking fat, bread and wine as an accompaniment in meals, among others . Regardless of the Spanish region visited, it is common to offer tapas when ordering a drink, which can range from cheese, chips, peanuts, bread and ham, a slice of tortilla , among others. When it comes to meal times, it is common to see people leaving around 11:00 a.m. of their jobs to have coffee with churros, have a cake or something else. Since breakfast is late, lunch is also served later. The Spanish lunch schedule is generally from 2 pm to 4 pm and dinner times are usually between 8 pm and 10 am.

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If you are curious about what Spanish cuisine is like, this lesson is ideal for you. We selected the typical Spanish favorites in Spain. If you've tried the Spanish cuisine , leave a comment and say which is your favorite dish!

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