07 May You dare to go through a gastronomic trip without leaving home? These are the most popular Spanish tapas in each region
Gastronomic culture is one of the symbols of a country. If there is somethingwe Spaniards like to show off is about the quantity and quality of dishes that our gastronomy treasures. Historically, Spain’s geographical situation made it a large market for delicacies through food exchange routes. Likewise, the onboarding of the Arab culture, as well as the discovery of America, boosted the arrival of many products, which in the end have given Spain a leading role in shaping world’s gastronomy. This flow of external influences has also led many regions of the Peninsula to prepare typical dishes that are very different from each other. Similarly, there are dishes, such as the potato omelette, strongly appreciated outside our borders, that has different elaborations in each Spanish region.
With no doubt, at El Colmado, Spanish Restaurant in Berlin, we want to bring you all the Spanish products with the best possible quality. This also includes its forms, Spanish tapas are also internationally recognized and there is no other Tapas Bar in Berlin that can compete with us in flavor and texture. Thanks to El Colmado, one can go around Spain’s gastronomy scene.
THE MOST POPULAR SPANISH TAPAS IN BERLIN
- The Galician empanada: This tuna pastry is a variety of empanada that is very popular in Galician cuisine and forms part of its identity. Galician empanadas are traditionally made with regional ingredients. As a general rule, various beef and pork meats are used, as well as fish such as tuna and sardines and seafood from the Galician coast. These ingredients are usually pre-cooked.
- Wrinkled potatoes: Alone, withred or green mojo Picón. The wrinkled potatoes are typical of Canary Islands. They can be tasted alone, with their corresponding sauce, or accompanied by meat or fish. In their elaboration, the potatoes are cooked with skin and sea salt is added to them, then they are dried over fire and more salt is added. A delicious delicacy with centuries of tradition.
- Andalusian Gazpacho: This cold soup made with the products of Andalucia’s famous vegetable garden and its glorious olive oil is one of the most representative dishes in the region. Over the years, it has evolved in different ways. It includes local products such as tomatoes, cucumbers, onions and garlic. Another variety is the Salmorejo, widely consumed in Córdoba, which includes more breadcrumbs and is usually served with Serrano ham, croutons or boiled egg. Although this Spanish region hides more typical dishes with a sublime flavor. Eggs a la flamenca or Sardines, widely consumed on the Mediterranean coast such as Malaga, are two appetizingly perfect examples.
- Paella: Levante area has hit very badly foodies with its rice dishes, with paella being one of the most distinguished dishes in Spain. At El Colmado we prepare this wonderful delicacy upon requestwith different varieties: from vegetables to meat or seafood.
These Spanish tapas are just a few small examples of what you can find at the Spanish restaurant in Berlin, El Colmado. We encourage you to take a look at our menu and discover the best products of the Spanish cuisine in Berlin.
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