Spanish Cuisine

Region of the world in which the cuisine originated

Spain

Basic Information

Spanish Cuisine is a way preparing varied dishes, which is enriched by the culinary contributions of the various of regions that make up the country.

Most popular dish

Paella a rice dish combined with white fish shrimp and an assortment of vegetables

Cooking equipment unique to the cuisine

  1. Clay pots
  2. Colander
  3. Cutting boards
  4. Paella pans
  5. Ramekins

Dining traditions for the cuisine

Merienda is a light meal usually taken in the afternoon or for brunch, it fills the lunch gap between lunch at noon and dinner

Availability of ingredients

  1. Olive oil
  2. Fresh garlic
  3. Peppers and Paprika
  4. Eggs
  5. Potatoes
  6. Parsley
  7. Milk

Foods typical of the associated region's agriculture and horticulture

Spain is known to produce wheat, barley, tomatoes, citrus, and olive oil

Torrijas

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Paella

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