The Malaga Gastronomy & Tapas
Renowned for its tapas bars, Malaga offers visitors some of the tastiest tapas in Spain, and favourites such as boquerones, tortilla, jamon Serrano and fresh oysters can all be found in and around the city centre.
Some of the better tapas joints are hidden away in the back streets of Malaga, and they are well worth seeking out.
Among the popular Spanish food recipes that make up the varied cuisines of Spain, a few can be considered common to all or almost all of Spain’s regions, even though some of them have an origin for example Paella a typical Valencian rice dish.
Examples of popular Spanish food recipes include the potato omelette (“tortilla de patata”, “tortilla española” or just “tortilla”), paella, paella vegetarian, paella de pollo con chorizo. Chorizo is a term encompassing several types of pork sausage some originating from Spain. There are also many dishes based on beans (chickpeas, lentils, green beans); soups, with many regional variations.
Common in the preparation Spanish food is the use of Olive Oil for cooking. The use of this oil has been proven to decrease the possibility of heart diseases, improving the blood circulation & digestion A diet that is rich in olive oil has enhanced the health of people living in the Mediterranean region for thousands of years.
Spain is the third largest producer of wine in the world. There are more than fifty wine regions in Spain. Better known are the quality reds from Rioja and Ribera del Duero, and white wines from Penedés and Rueda, “sherries” from Jerez, and a fine sparkling wine known as cava (Spanish champagne)