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TRAVEL FOOD

Lip Smacking Spanish Food You Must Try Out

Matt Ravel

Paella

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paella is prepared in a shallow, extensive, circular pan that cooks flawlessly over an open flame. The golden tint of paella’s rice is due to its olive oil base. The typical seasonings for this dish include rosemary and saffron.

Tapas

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Spanish tapas are renowned worldwide, and a visit to a tapas bar is a must while in Spain. Small snacks and appetizers are known as “tapas” are prominent foods in Spanish.

Ibérico Ham

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Jamon Iberico, or Iberian ham, is renowned for its deep pink hue and beautiful silky texture.The ham’s rich taste and flawless texture can be attributed to the lengthy curing procedure. Jamon Iberico is a delicacy found in countries around the world.

Patatas Bravas

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The cooking procedure is the key to the addictive flavor of patatas bravas. The white potatoes are cut into cubes, then deep-fried in vegetable oil. Once the golden cubes of potato are in the dish, Spanish chefs add a hot or spicy sauce.

Pimientos de Padrón

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Padrón peppers are small, measuring roughly 2 inches in length.When the peppers have been coated in olive oil and sprinkled with salt, they are ready to be served. Taste, and you’ll be rewarded with a burst of flavor, unlike anything you’ve ever experienced.

Spanish Tortilla

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Sliced onions and cubed or sliced potatoes are sautéed in olive oil until the potatoes are tender. Once the potatoes and onions have been drained, they are mixed with eggs. Finally, the mixture is placed in a pan and cooked on both sides for a few minutes.

Gazpacho

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Gazpacho is a refreshing cold soup made from various fresh, raw vegetables in Spain. Gazpacho, a hallmark of Spanish food, is a big hit during the summer. There is nothing better than a cold glass of this in the scorching heat of Spain.

Salmorejo

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Salmorejo is a tomato-and-bread purée, essentially.. It’s made using peeled tomatoes, bread, garlic, and olive oil in a puree form. The puree’s thickness is determined by the amount of bread used. It contributes to the silky, creamy texture of Salmorejo.

Croquetas

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Croquetas, a staple food in Spanish, have a crunchy texture and various fillings that are sure to please. Croquetas begin as a flavorful dough. Croquetas are commonly filled with ham or cheese from Serrano, Mexico, or some veggies.

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