Mouthwatering Photos of Spanish Food

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Black Rice/Black Paella (arroz negro)

 

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Mediterranean Paella
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Tapas!

 

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Potatoes with Mojo Sauce (Canary Islands)

 

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Spanish Tortilla

 

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Classic Spanish Beer: Mahou

 

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Jamón Serrano

 

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Sliced Jamón Serrano

 

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Chorizo

 

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Black Rice/Black Paella (arroz negra)

 

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Tapas (Patatas Bravas, Calamary and Chorizo)

 

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No Spanish table is complete without a barra de pan

 

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Fried Calamary

 

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Spanish Sangria

 

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Patas de Jamón Serrano

 

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Spanish Olives

 

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Wine (Popular reds include: Rioja, Tempranillo, and Garnacha)

 

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Roasted Piglet

 

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Dessert! Churros with Chocolate

 


 

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5 Very Spanish Foods from Spain

1. Paella

Paella

Paella is a very popular rice dish from Valencia that has made its way all around the country and has become a staple dish in just about every corner you might visit. Chock full of shrimp and chicken, vegetables and oysters, paella is most commonly served for groups of 4 or more because of the giant woks used to slow cook the food.

2. Tapas

Tapas

There is no one specific Spanish dish that is known as a tapa. The best way to think of a tapa is as a hors d’oeuvres in terms of size and variety, but instead of eating them as an appetizer they become somewhat of the main meal. A Spanish tapa is just that; it could be a small sandwich or a slice of something and are almost always finger-food. Getting together with some friends at a Spanish bar, ordering a variety of tapas, and getting lost in conversation is perhaps the most Spanish thing one could ever do.

3. Olives

Spanish Olives

Where to begin. It could be argued that the king doesn’t in fact rule Spain; olives rule Spain. They are everywhere! Spain is one of the world’s largest producers and exporters of olives and olive oil in the world, which is very evident since it’s impossible to escape them. Thankfully they are just as delicious as they are ever present. Coming in a variety of flavors and cured brines, Spanish olives are addictive like no other and can be as easily downed as popcorn. Sitting out in a Spanish plaza with a cold beer and plate of olives is an absolute must.

4. Cocido Madrileño (if you’re in Madrid)

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Cocido Madrileño (Credit: http://www.comedera.com)

Cocido Madrileño is a fantastic dish that’s part chickpea soup and part meat concoction that’s commonly served during the winter months. Ripe with chorizo, morcilla (blood sausage), ham bones, and sometimes chicken, cocido madrileño will fill you up like you never thought possible.

5. Jamón Serrano

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Spain is the world’s number one producer and importer of cured meats and is known the world over for its famous Jamón Serrano (Serrano Ham). Cut from a leg of ham with skilled culinary precision, Jamón Serrano is best eaten with cheese, a glass of wine and a couple slices of bread.

 


 

If you found this post to be helpful, take a look at our other posts as we discuss a variety of topics related to Spain. If you are interested in teaching and living in Spain for a year, send us an email at rvfspain@gmail.com letting us know so we can contact you to set up a free 20 minute consultation!