Culinary tour around Spain – part 2
We’re continuing our food tour around Spain in the search of the most typical dishes there are. This time we’re bringing you 5 more comunidades autónomas to travel to.
Be sure to check out the first part of this tour here.
Are you a huge fan of seafood? Then in Cantabria you won’t have enough time to try all the nice dishes they offer! Some of their typical dishes include merluza en salsa verde (hake in green sauce), sardines, anchovies or clams, among others. You also have to try Cocido Montañes, which is similar to fabada asturiana, but it is made with white beans and it also has cabbage in it. If you want something sweet to finish your meal, try sobaos pasiegos and quesada with a glass of milk… it doesn’t get much better than that!
Castilla La Mancha
Are you a vegetarian or at least trying to be? Well, in Castilla la Mancha this won’t be much of an effort! One of their typical dishes include pisto manchego, which is made of tomatoes, peppers and zucchini, and it is usually served with a fried egg on top. Some other things you have to try include asadillo de pimientos rojos and tiznao (cod, potatoes and garlic).
Castilla y León
One of the most typical dishes here is cochinillo asado, which comes served with pork butter. The perfect plate for meat lovers! But… if you prefer lamb, then order lechazo asado and we can assure you that you won’t be disappointed!
Have you always wanted to visit Barcelona, Girona or Lerida? Well, if you decide to finally do it, don’t forget to order crema catalana, a typical dessert made of cream and caramelized sugar. Some other things you have to try in this comunidad is pan de payés, a typical rustic bread usually served with tomatoes.
Not only they have one of the most charming Spanish accents, but they also have one of the widest culinary offers in Spain, especially for seafood lovers. Make sure you try empanada gallega, filled with fresh seafood, and pulpo a la plancha, known worldwide for its tastiness. For dessert, order some filloas, a sweet crepe for all those with a sweet tooth.
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