Spanish cuisine

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Tapas

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Appetizers right before lunch or dinner, or during them, are common in the form of tapas (tiny rations).
A tapa is an appetizer or snack in Spanish cuisine and translates to small portion of any kind of Spanish cuisine.

Gazpacho

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The Andalusian dish that has achieved the most international fame is gazpacho.
A classic of Spanish cuisine, it originated in the southern region of Andalusia.

Pringá

Meat dishes include: flamenquín, pringá, oxtail stew and Menudo Gitano (also called Andalusian tripe).
Pringá is a Spanish dish popular in Andalusia.

Fabada asturiana

fabadaAsturian bean stew
One of its most famous dishes is the Asturian bean stew, known as "fabada".
Fabada asturiana, often simply known as fabada, is a rich Spanish bean stew, originally from and most commonly found in the autonomous community of Principality of Asturias, but widely available throughout the whole of Spain and in Spanish restaurants worldwide.

Chorizo

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Fabada is the traditional stew of the region, made with white beans, sausages such as chorizo, morcilla, and pork.
Spanish chorizo and Portuguese chouriço get their distinctive smokiness and deep red color from dried, smoked, red peppers (pimentón/pimentão).

Lechon

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Among the dishes are tumbet, frit mallorquí, and roasted suckling pig.
Lechón in Spanish is a pork dish in several regions of the world, most specifically in Spain and its former colonial possessions throughout the world.

Quesillo

Some popular desserts are: truchas (pastries filled with sweet potato or pumpkin), roasted gofio (a gofio-based dough with nuts and honey), príncipe alberto (a mousse-like preparation with almonds, coffee, and chocolate) and quesillo (a variety of flan made with condensed milk)
Quesillo (, meaning "little cheese") refers to different Latin American, Spanish, and Filipino foods or dishes depending on the country:

Jamón

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Cured meats include Serrano ham and Iberico ham. In Castile and León characteristic dishes include morcilla, (a black pudding made with special spices), judión de la granja, sopa de ajo (garlic soup), Cochinillo asado (roast piglet), lechazo (roast lamb), botillo del Bierzo, hornazo from Salamanca, Jamón de Guijuelo (a cured ham from Guijuelo, Salamanca), Salchichas de Zaratán, other sausages, Serrada cheese, Burgos's soft cheese, and Ribera del Duero wines.
It is one of the most globally recognized food items of the Spanish cuisine (along with other dishes such as Gazpacho and Paella).

Tomato

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The arrival of Europeans in America, in 1492, initiated the advent of new culinary elements, such as tomatoes, potatoes, maize, bell peppers, spicy peppers, paprika, vanilla and cocoa or chocolate.
They are also used in gazpacho (Spanish cuisine) and pa amb tomàquet (Catalan cuisine).

Garlic soup

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In Castile and León characteristic dishes include morcilla, (a black pudding made with special spices), judión de la granja, sopa de ajo (garlic soup), Cochinillo asado (roast piglet), lechazo (roast lamb), botillo del Bierzo, hornazo from Salamanca, Jamón de Guijuelo (a cured ham from Guijuelo, Salamanca), Salchichas de Zaratán, other sausages, Serrada cheese, Burgos's soft cheese, and Ribera del Duero wines.
In Spanish cuisine, sopa de ajo (soup of garlic) is a traditional garlic soup made with bread, egg poached in chicken broth and laced garlic and sherry.

Jamón ibérico

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Cured meats include Serrano ham and Iberico ham.

Sopa de Gato

cat soup
The hot soups include cat soup (made with bread), dog stew (fish soup with orange juice) and migas canas.

Caldillo de perro

dog stew
The hot soups include cat soup (made with bread), dog stew (fish soup with orange juice) and migas canas.

Migas canas

The hot soups include cat soup (made with bread), dog stew (fish soup with orange juice) and migas canas.

Paella

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One popular Valencia creation is paella, a rice dish cooked in a circular pan and topped with vegetables and meats (originally rabbit and chicken).
Paella is one of the best known dishes in the Spanish cuisine.

Tombet

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Among the dishes are tumbet, frit mallorquí, and roasted suckling pig.

Stew

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A popular Cantabrian dish is cocido montañés (highlander stew), a rich stew made with beans, cabbage, and pork.

Ferran Adrià

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The chef de cuisine at this hotel taught him traditional Spanish cuisine.

Asturian cuisine

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Asturian cheeses are very popular in the rest of Spain.
* Spanish cuisine

List of Spanish dishes

This is a list of dishes found in Spanish cuisine.

List of Spanish soups and stews

Spanish cuisine is a way of preparing varied dishes, which is enriched by the culinary contributions of the various regions that make up the country.

Peruvian cuisine

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Peruvian cuisine reflects local practices and ingredients including influences from the indigenous population, including the Inca, and cuisines brought in with colonizers and immigrants from Europe (Spanish cuisine, Italian cuisine, German cuisine), Asia (Japanese cuisine and Chinese cuisine) and West Africa.

Filipino cuisine

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The style of food making and the food associated with it have evolved over many centuries from their Austronesian origins (shared with Malaysian and Indonesian cuisines) to a mixed cuisine of Indian, Chinese, Spanish and American influences, in line with the major waves of influence that had enriched the cultures of the archipelago, as well as others adapted to indigenous ingredients and the local palate.

Louisiana Creole cuisine

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Louisiana Creole cuisine (Cuisine créole, Cocina criolla) is a style of cooking originating in Louisiana, United States, which blends French, Spanish, West African, Amerindian, Haitian, German, Vietnamese Italian influences, as well as influences from the general cuisine of the Southern United States.

Mexican cuisine

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It is created mostly with ingredients native to Mexico, as well as those brought over by the Spanish conquistadors, with some new influences since then.