The food of Spain

All you need to know about Spanish food... in time for the World Cup!

20 Apr 2010

With an eclectic mix of herbs and spices, it's no wonder the Spaniards have extraordinary cuisine.

A Spanish night out wouldn't be complete without tapas.

Food from the regions of Spain - Bountiful and rich in culture, Spain has a wide variety of decadent dishes to enjoy.

Want to cook Spanish-style?
Choose from any of these delectable Spanish recipes.

Piperade (vegetable omelette) - A fresh and healthy breakfast twist.

La rioja paella (meat dish) - Try this chicken, chorizo, rabbit and snail tummy filler.

Valencian paella (paella with mussels) - The difference between the La rioja and the Valencian Paella? Magnificent mussels in the latter.

Leche frita (fried custard slices) - This custard treat is oh! so sweet.

Lamb Catalan style - The melting pot of all things fatty and delicious.

Migas de pastor (crumbly bacon and garlic bread tapas) - Serve with white grapes, spicy sausage and fried eggs.

Estofado de carne de toro (beef with vegetables) - Serve with crusty Spanish country bread.

Jacoba Budden's Spanish meal - When it comes to food, the Spanish mean business.

Throwing a Spanish-style World Cup bash? Click here to see Food24's Spanish party menu!

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