Articles tagged as "Paella"

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Five reasons why dining in Spain is a fine experience

Affordable, friendly, always delicious and usually beautiful, dining out in Spain is a classic pastime.

Affordable, friendly, always delicious and usually beautiful, dining out in Spain is a classic pastime.

Spain has for years now led the world in haute cuisine. From the famous El Bulli restaurant to Basque inventiveness, if it’s a freshly minted Michelin star you’re after, Spain is the place to be.

This is all well and good, but for many, mealtimes are a source of more simple pleasures. Luckily, Spain also comes up trumps here, offering a smattering of some of the finest, simplest dining experiences you can imagine, with something for every taste and every budget.

Here are five reasons why eating out in Spain is such a memorable experience…

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Author: 30/08/2017 [0] Comments 

Jamie Oliver’s paella twist sends Spain into a tizz

British chef Jamie Oliver's unique twist on the classic paella dish did not go down too well in Spain.

British chef Jamie Oliver’s unique twist on the classic paella dish did not go down too well in Spain.

It doesn’t take much to finger open the loose threads that unite Spain. The country can be divided on all manner of topics, from football to politics, through to bullfighting and the correct way to drink sangría…

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Author: 06/10/2016 [0] Comments 

Spain calls on Unesco to recognise tapas on cultural heritage list

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The varied, mouthwatering delights of Spanish tapas – from the ingredients, to the very way of dining – are angling for Unesco recognition.

Spain has given the world many things: Flamenco, Sherry, Bullfighting, Julio Iglesias and millions of hours of unfortunate sunburn, but perhaps the country is best known – and best loved – for its contribution to gastronomy

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Author: 19/04/2016 [0] Comments 

Is British food really pleasing the palates of Spaniards?

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Spain is roasting: British food is increasingly on the menu across many parts of Spain.

Spain is rightly proud of its contribution to the world of cuisine. From tapas to paella, Spanish food is one of the most-loved gastronomic styles on the planet, and it is an odd UK town indeed that doesn’t boast at least one Spain-themed tapas restaurant.

And within Spain, while most regions will boast one or two Italians, the odd Chinese restaurant and a smattering of other world cuisines, Spaniards have tended to be a little unadventurous with their tastes, choosing to prefer Spanish food ahead of foreign dishes.

But if that trend is ever to change, then inspiration be coming from an unlikely, ahem, sauce: the UK…

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Author: 17/02/2016 [1] Comment 
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