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The Spanish word sobremesa has no correspondences in other languages, although the idea here is quite simple. This is the time you enjoy sitting at the table with friends or family after the meal.
Spain is a country where food is treated with special piety. Here were born and scattered around the world recipes of hundreds of delicious dishes and delicacies – such as tapas, paella, gazpacho, jamon. The fame of the skills of Spanish cooks also spread.
Therefore, it would be quite strange to say that the most important thing in the Spanish meal – not the food. And yet it is so.
However, before you start spooning into your gazpacho, let me explain-Spaniards don’t take food lightly. Continue reading
Spanish omelette or potato tortilla
Spanish potato tortilla
It is believed that the first mention of the Spanish tortilla dates back to 1817. According to legend, a poor resident of Navarre made a Spanish General potato omelet from all the products that could be found in the house. The assortment was poor — potatoes, onions and a few eggs, but the General liked the dish, and soon the simple recipe became very popular. Nowadays, the traditional tortilla can be enjoyed in any Spanish city – from Seville to Barcelona and La Coruna. World-renowned chef Ferran Adria offers a tortilla recipe from potato chips, and Skyscanner recommends trying the classic Spanish potato omelet at La Casa de las Tortillas and La Panela.
2. Andalusia and its secret escape from the sweltering heat — gazpacho Continue reading