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Spain Cuisine and Food




Paella

Paella
Paella is rice flavored with saffron, garlic, and herbs. It is mixed with chicken or ham, and vegetables. This popular dish is named after the large, shallow pan in which it is usually cooked. This dish comes from southwestern Spain.

Garlic Shrimp

Garlic Shrimp
In Spain, these shrimp fragrant with garlic and olive oil are brought to the table sizzling in a little metal pan. Have plenty of bread on hand to sop up the delicious pan juices. Serve with lemon wedges, if desired.

Spanish Thick Hot Chocolate

Spanish Thick Hot Chocolate
Hot chocolate is a traditional drink of the Aztecs and other Mexican people. Hot chocolate are sold on street stalls and in shops and candy stores, and is very popular among the women who claimes it has aphrodisiacal and energy-giving properties. It became established as a nutrtious drink and was also used as an ingredient in cakes throughout European salons.

It was originally highly seasoned with all sorts of strong spices, but this version was soon modified to achieve a milder flavor. Nowadays it is served almost nostalgically at breakfasts and afternoon teas on special occasions. Chocolate a la espanola is thick and traditionally drunk from cups called jicaras or from the traditional shape called mancerina.

Creamy Ice Milk

Creamy Ice Milk
Tradesmen prepared different iced combinations, using milk, lemons, sour cherries, cinnamon or chocolate. Although it is virtually an ice cream, leche merengada is nowadays not served as a dessert after meals but as a refreshing drink in open-air cafes.

Agua Fresca

Agua Fresca
This thirst-quenching beverage, also known as fresh water, in Spain is a wonderful addition to any informal country inn menu.


Spinach Empanadas

Spinach Empanadas
The term empanada is used for any raw or cooked filling wrapped in a dough and baked in the oven or over an open fire. These pies are mentioned in culinary documents as far back as medieval times. Individual servings are called empanadillas ("little pies"). There are also some delicious recipes with sweet fillings. Both sweet and savory turnovers can also be fried.

Potato Omelet

Potato Omelet
Unlike most omelets, this classic Spanish tapa is usually served at room temperature and, as the name suggests, it has a flat, cakelike shape. A large nonstick frying pan is ideal for cooking the omelet, which also makes a good main course during lunchtime.

Spanish Omelet

Spanish Omelet
These omelets makes a substantial breakfast or a hearty lunch. Serve with a side of toast and potatoes O' Brien. Ingrediants includes freshly ground pepper, unsalted butter, shredded Cheddar cheese, minced garlic, capsicum, tomato sauce, olive oil, and yellow onion.


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