exploring Spain and Portugal

FOOD!!!

FOOD!!!

by Ellen Reter

 

Here are some historic dishes to really tempt the palate.

Lobster Paella

paella is a regional dish prepared with a red sauce base in which rice is cooked with regional variations such as pork, fish, lobster, clams, muscles, ect

 

 

Whole shrimp

Spanish favorite: the providence of Huelva speciality

 

 

Quince Paste (known as membrillo) and Yogurt

think a cross between a pear and apple

 

 

Shoulder of Lamb

in its entirety

 

Cold Bread, Tomato, Lemon Salad

 

 

Ceviche

ceviche is made of raw or acid cooked fish with lemon along with local ingredients

this particular ceviche was cream and lemon based

 

 

Croquettes

fried balls of regional ingredients

these croquettes were (1) goat cheese and spinich, (2) ham and cheese, (3) cuttlefish and ink

 

 

many regional variations of paellas

 

 

Garlic Soups

 

 

 

Grilled Squid

 

 

Stone-Grilled Steak Embedded in Garlic

 

Traditional Breakfast of Huelvan Ham on Fresh Bread with Tomato Paste and Oil

the Huelvan ham is a specially dried ham trademarked by the Spanish province of Huelva

 

Legs of Dried Ham

I mean, thats just impressive

 

 

Flan, Chocolate Cake, Cheesecake, a Special Coffee Egg cake, a Cookie cake

 

 



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