Traveling to Spain? 10 foods you have to try

Let’s explore some of the most famous Spanish dishes to try when you’re in the country:


The most traditional variations of paella are made with chicken, rabbit, or seafood. The meat or seafood is typically simmered with white beans, green beans, rice, and fresh herbs such as rosemary and saffron.

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A proper gazpacho is made with fresh tomatoes, red bell peppers, cucumber, bread, garlic, and olive oil blended into a smooth liquid. Gazpacho is often served in shot glasses as tapas.


Gambas al ajillo

The dish is made with prawns that are cooked in a small clay dish filled with olive oil, cut roasted garlic, and a pinch of chili.

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Escalivada consists of grilled vegetables such as onions, eggplant, and red peppers cooked to give them a smoky flavor. The vegetables are sliced thinly and cooked in olive oil and sherry vinegar.



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