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Chocolate production in different countries overgrown with their traditions and legends. This is an occasion not just to show up for a tasting, but to turn a visit to the…

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Ideas for lunch: Spanish gazpacho
Gazpacho is a Spanish soup originating in the Mediterranean cuisine. Despite the fact that this is the first dish that is eaten cold, in winter it does not hurt to…

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Spanish cuisine: main dishes by region
Asturias and Cantabria Despite the fact that Spain is most often associated with the eternal sun, sea and palm trees, in the North of the country rains can go even…

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Where to dine in Madrid for €2?

EL PARAISO DEL JAMON

Where? Calle San Bernardo, 8
What to order? Ham sandwich
It seems that this institution was preserved in the form in which it existed once in the last century. Classic interior of Spain 70s, the corresponding smell, napkins scattered on the floor, the chefs know all the local customers in person and by name, and in the corner resting young lady from the film Almodovar.

Fortunately for us, prices are also frozen: in addition to a very cheap “Menu of the day”, you can take, for example, a sandwich with jamon, salami or spicy chorizo sausages for € 1,70. And even though the filling in the sandwich will be many times less than would put the Spanish grandmother, you will be enough to eat and not go broke. Continue reading

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