East of Portugal, South of France
- Mandarin oranges
Spanish "traditional" breakfast consists of the vastly popular churros, served sprinkled with sugar or dunked in hot chocolate.Spaniards eat their lunch, between 2:00 and 4:00 in the afternoon. Serving as the day's main meal, it is traditionally quite a bit larger than the dinner meal. A typical lunch will have several courses. The first course usually consist of a salad or soup, while the second course is normally your typical fish or meat dish. A dessert can be a simple piece of fruit, a typical Spanish flan, or a sweet pastry or cake.
While there are of course many people who eat full meals, the Spanish dinner is traditionally much smaller than the midday comida. It often consisting of something lighter like a salad, a sandwich, or a selection of tapas.
4th of July - Grilled lamb chops
Easter - Creamy Spanish Shrimp Soup
Valentines Day - Pork Chops a la Madrilene