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July 29, 2022

The best Spanish sandwiches

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The Spanish bocadillo or a sandwich is a staple of our cuisine, and there are numerous locations all around Spain where you may enjoy it in a variety of ways. This list of the four most unique Spanish sandwiches will make you drool, so make sure to grab a napkin.

  • Potato omelette sandwich (bocadillo de tortilla de patatas)

The potato omelette sandwich has been a staple of Spanish cooking for decades. This delectable treat, a fantastic potato omelette, contains an entire icon that was created from the utmost simplicity. It was originally intended as a quick dinner using cheap ingredients like eggs and potatoes, but it has now evolved into one of the tapas with a distinctive name. Making this sandwich might serve as the beginning of a summer adventure or a quick meal. Take note of this potato omelette sandwich if you want to wow clients or reward yourself because its flavor will satisfy even the pickiest eaters. 

To prepare the potato omelette, you would only need 2 onions, 4 potatoes, 6 eggs, extra virgin olive oil from Spain and the seasoning (salt and pepper). You would only have to cut the tortilla, sprinkle some olive oil on the bread, and enjoy the taste of it. 

  • Squid sandwich

A traditional meal from Madrid that impresses you when you visit the city for the first time, and it is presented as one of its essential dishes. Where the greatest ones are served can be much debated, but when we prepare them at home, we have complete control over the procedure. Investing in fresh, high-quality squid and frying it well in olive oil from Spain are both crucial for the authentic taste.

  • Iberian ham sándwichsandwich

Ham is one of the star products of Spanish gastronomy due to its flavor, versatility and quality. The ham sandwich, when it is well done, is one of the greatest gastronomic pleasures, but you must know how to prepare it. In order to make the best Iberian ham sandwich, it is fundamental to choose the right crusty bread and give it a touch in the oven.

The ideal way is to put some extra virgin olive oil from Spain on the bread before stuffing it. If you prefer, add grated tomato to your ham sandwich. Choose a meaty, ripe tomato. You can grate it or rub it directly on the bread, depending on your preferences.

  • Brascada valenciana

The brascada is a popular sandwich in the Valencia area. Its main ingredients are «mantequetes» or bread rolls, beef fillet, slice of serrano ham and poached onion, but it is also usually have slices of tomato, a slice of cheese, depending on the diner.

Although it looks simple, the secret of its success lies in the choice of ingredients, using thinly sliced veal fillets from the hip or stifle area that will give a tender bite and the best quality Serrano ham we can afford, it’s recommended to use the Serrano ham raw without grilling it to respect its flavor to the maximum, but if we prefer we can pass it lightly on the grill.

 

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