10 (Spanish)

List by: anika854, created: 08 Apr 2018, updated: 08 Apr 2018 Public: Users can add dishes

Spain is famous for many things – flamenco, football, and the long, lazy sunny days, to name just a few. It’s the birthplace of Picasso and siesta, and prides itself with gorgeous beaches, stylish islands, and some of the most striking architecture to be found anywhere in Europe. Its warm, friendly locals have incredibly long names, and their sweet, melodious language is one of the most widely spoken on Earth after Mandarin Chinese. Not only will you find raucous nightlife …

...See more

1. Tapas

botanas (Spanish)

Variety of appetizers, or snacks, in Spanish cuisine. They may be cold (such as mixed olives and cheese) or hot (such as chopitos, which are battered, fried baby squid). In select bars in Spain, tapas have evolved into an entire, sophisticated cuisine. In Spain, patrons of tapas can order many different tapas and combine them to make a full meal. In some Central American countries, such snacks are known as bocas. In Mexico, similar dishes are called botanas. The serving of tapas is designed to encourage conversation, because people are not so focused upon eating an entire meal that is …

(Added by: anika854)



2. Tortilla De Patatas

Spanish omelette,tortilla española (Spanish)

Tortilla De Patatas is a traditional dish from Spanish cuisine.It is an omelette made with eggs and potatoes, sometimes also with onion and/or chives or garlic; fried in oil and often served cold as an appetizer.

(Added by: anika854)



3. Paella

(Spanish)

Paella is currently an internationally-known rice dish from Spain. It originated in the fields of a region called Valencia on the eastern coast of Spain. Today paella is made in every region of Spain, using just about any kind of ingredient that goes well with rice. There are as many versions of paella as there are cooks. It may contain chicken, pork, shellfish, fish, eel, squid, beans, peas, artichokes or peppers. Saffron, the spice that also turns the rice a wonderful golden color is an essential part of the dish. http://spanishfood.about.com/od/maincourses…

(Added by: anika854)



4. Gazpacho

(Spanish)

This is a soup made of raw vegetables and served cold, originating in the southern Spanish region of Andalusia. Gazpacho is widely eaten in Spain and neighbouring Portugal. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Gazpacho

(Added by: anika854)



5. Creme Brulee

Burnt Cream, Crema Catalana, Trinity Cream (French)

Dessert consisting of a rich custard base topped with a contrasting layer of hard caramel. It is normally served at room temperature. The custard base is traditionally flavored with vanilla, but can also be flavored with a variety of other flavorings.

(Added by: anika854)



6. Gambas Al Pil Pil

Shrimps in garlic (Chilean) (Spanish)

The gamba shrimp comes from Spain, however the Chilean way of preparation transformed it. It is not a well-known dish and it is served only in some selected places. It consists of shrimp tails baked in oil, garlic and salt. http://www.trekkingchile.com/EN/chilean-cui…

(Added by: anika854)



7. Jamon Iberico

Jamón ibérico, presunto ibérico, pata negra (Portuguese) (Spanish)

A type of cured ham produced in Spain and Portugal. According to Spain's Denominación de Origen rules on food products, jamón ibérico may be made from black Iberian pigs, or cross-bred pigs. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Jam%C3%B3n_ib…

(Added by: anika854)



8. Pescado A La Plancha

Grilled Fish (-Latin American-) (Peruvian)

Grilled fish

(Added by: anika854)



9. Turkey Croquettes

(Spanish)

These croquettes put a Thanksgiving spin on a dish from Tertulia’s Spanish menu. This is the combination of Rich and creamy mashed potatoes with a breaded and fried crispy coating. In addition to using leftover turkey meat.The traditional mashed potato filling is mixed with chopped turkey and stuffing for a new and wonderful way to relive Thanksgiving meal. It can be served with a sauce. source url: http://12tomatoes.com/thanksgiving-croquett…

(Added by: anika854)



10. Pisto

Pisto manchego (Spanish)

This is the name of a Spanish dish typical from the Region of Murcia and La Mancha. It is made of tomatoes, onions, eggplant or courgettes, green and red peppers and olive oil. It is similar to ratatouille and is usually served warm to accompany a dish or with a fried egg and bread. It is also used as the filling for empanadas and empanadillas. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Pisto

(Added by: anika854)