Spanish Food Culture

Spanish Food Culture

Learn the ins and outs of Spanish food culture. Spanish ingredients, Spanish food traditions, and more. Spanish cuisine is delicious and historic, learn more about it with these articles.

New to Spanish food? Start with this list of the top Spanish recipes. Want to learn more about Spanish ingredients? Try the guide to Spanish ham, Spanish cheese, smoked Spanish paprika, or olive oil.

Got a sweet tooth? Don’t miss this list of top Spanish desserts.

Guide to Spanish Olive Oil

If you live in Spain, it's impossible for olive oil not to be a part of your daily life. We douse our toast with it for breakfast, swirl it over our salads for lunch, and begin practically every recipe with it for dinner.
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Spanish Rice Dishes: Paella & Beyond

When most people outside of Spain think of Spanish rice dishes, paella usually comes to mind. And not just any paella—preferably one piled high with fresh seafood. But while you can find authentic versions of seafood paella here in Spain, it's not the end-all-be-all of Spanish rice dishes.
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25 Delicious Vegetarian Tapas Recipes

I always get asked: what do vegetarians eat in Spain? It's a valid question. Tapas menus are often full of pork and seafood dishes, but vegetarians traveling in Spain need not worry. There are plenty of great vegetarian tapas recipes out there (and even some delicious vegan options!) if...
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