Let Your Taste buds Wander!

Heading to Madrid or Spain? Looking to try some delicious Spanish food?Here is a list of some traditional Spanish meals and drinks, but for sure, this is by far not all the wonderful yummy treats Spain has to offer. I mainly list those that I tried in my time in Madrid recently. I hope this helps your own foodie needs!

1. Paella (can be vegetarian)

A combination of rice, saffron, meat/fish, and vegetables.

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Homemade by S (only had a wok)

2. Tortilla española

Made in a pan, this dish contains eggs, onions, and potatoes.

It’s not like tortillas in Mexico, but a solid mass that kind of resembles a cake or a quiche.

3. Churros (con chocolate/with chocolate)

Basically fried dough, but delicious. S, see other posts, told me that it is usually eaten for breakfast or early morning after partying all night.

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4. Tinto de verano

Red wine with coke or lemon soda (sprite/Fanta etc). Drank cold. Featured in the below picture of tapas. I prefer red wine with orange soda!

5. Cerveza con limón

This is beer with lemon soda, in Germany/a brand is called Radler. Also drank cold.

6. Tapas

There are many options for tapas. The biggest are with meat (different products from pig: con jamon y lacón). The only vegetarian options are basically potatoes, cheese, and bread.

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7. Croquettes

Fried balls filled with potatoes or cheese, and meat. Featured in the picture above with the tapas.

8. Chorizo

Spicy sausage and some french fries in the picture below- part of a “racion” or ration/meal.

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For some day trips from Madrid and places to eat these delicious foods– check out these posts!

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