Spain is known for its delicious cuisine, with tapas as its main association when it comes to food. Tapas is a type of Spanish cuisine that was originally served as appetisers to customers drinking at bars. It originated from Spain and was initially intended as a snack to accompany alcoholic drink beverage, but over time they have evolved into a cuisine renowned around the world. There is a huge variety of different types of tapas dishes available on the menu, but some of the most popular dishes include patatas bravas, gambas pil pil and tortilla Espanola.
Spain is renowned for this delicious cuisine with many associating tapas as the most popular style of Spanish cooking. Over the years Tapas has developed from a few appetisers into one of the world’s favourite cuisines.
What are some of the most popular tapas dishes?
There are a variety of tapas dishes that are popular amongst people, but some of the most renowned ones are now often ordered by most when enjoying a tapas dinner.
Patatas bravas is a dish that consists of fried potatoes that are served with a spicy tomato sauce. The traditional way of cooking this dish is to boil the potatoes first, and then deep-fry them until they are crispy. Once the potatoes are crisp on the outside but soft on the inside, they are smothered in tomato sauce and topped with hot sauce. Make sure to try ours on your visit to Brighton!
Gambas pil pil is another tapas dish that is very popular among food enthusiasts. The main ingredients of this tapas dish include prawns, garlic oil and chillies. This dish is very popular because of its simplicity and the fact that it needs only a few ingredients to cook. The prawns are sautéed in oil and garlic until they become tender, but before they turn pink. Onions, chillies and parsley are then added for garnishing purposes to provide an added layer of taste to this delicious Spanish tapas dish.
What are some other types of tapas dishes?
Apart from the traditional patatas bravas, gambas pil pil and tortilla Espanola mentioned above, there are other delicious Spanish tapas dishes that can be found on most menus. Some of these include: Padron peppers (Flash fried Padron pepper with sea salt), Croquetas de Jamon (Jamon Serrano croquettes with Manchego cheese), and Boquerones en vinagre (white anchovies in vinegar, garlic and olive oil). All are available on the menu if you dine with us at Tinto!
Spain is known for its delicious tapas cuisine, which is simple but flavorful, and they can be found on most tapas menus worldwide. If you’re looking for a tasty Spanish meal, be sure to try out one of these classic tapas dishes next time you drop by!