Typical Spanish tapas, you see it everywhere. Not only in Spain, but all over the world you will see tapas bars and restaurants, but what are the best Spanish tapas dishes?
What are the best and most typical Spanish tapas?
There are many different types of typical Spanish tapas. We have found the most popular for you and made a list of the best Spanish tapas.
Patatas bravas are fried potatoes with a tasty sauce. The typical sauce is a combination of a spicy one with aioli.
This is a traditional dish made with eggs, potatoes, onion and olive oil. Often you will see that the tortilla is on a slice of bread, called a pincho.
You have many different types, but the most common one is with ham. Others are filled with chicken, mushrooms, prawns or cheese.
Jamón y Queso
One of the most typical and most-liked products of Spain is ham. The most popular types are Jamón Iberico and Jamón Serano.
Combine this with a Spanish cheese platter. Spain has many types of cheese and they will be served locally.
Fried eggs on top of a bed op fried potatoes and ham. When the yolk is broken up it will run over the dish. Sometimes it is served with bread for dipping.
Ensaladilla (or Ensaladilla rusa) is a cold dish with potatoes, egg, tuna, mayonnaise and chopped vegetables like peas, green beans and carrots.
Another name you will find on the menu is ‘aceitunas’ Try at least the delicious Spanish olives. Sometimes they are filled with anchovies or pepper.
As you see there are a lot of typical Spanish tapas dishes. Go to Spain and enjoy all the best tapas in one of the typical Spanish tapas restaurants.
Did you know? Every year there is a ‘World Tapas day’! More information about this day you will find on the website of Spain.info.