Spanish Gastronomy Guide

Spanish Gastronomy

Spain is a food lover´s paradise and some of the most high quality and exclusive ingredients in the world are produced here including Saffron, Paprika, Artisan Olive Oils, Cured Hams, Sherry Vinegar, even Truffles. In this section you will see overviews and information on a number of these products including the history, and method of production and some suggested top brands.


Spanish Gastronomy by Region

Gastronomy By Region
Spain is comprised of many contrasting regions with unique culinary traditions- from the seafood rich, Celtic region of Galicia to the roast meat heavy interior of Castille to the Atlantic Basquelands and the veggie heavy Mediterranean Catalunya, you'll find an exciting diversity in Spanish cuisine

Spanish A-Z Food Dictionary

A-Z Food Dictionary
Here you will find a printable Spanish to English glossary of foods and ingredients, to take with you to restaurants while in Spain. From Almendras and Alcachofas *to **Zanahorias, this food dictionary is a useful resource for foodies...


Spanish Hams

Spanish Cured Ham
Beginners guide to Jamón - read on to discover the fascinating world of cured hams from Spain, from everyday Serrano ham to connoisseurs favorites like Jamón de Guijuelo and acorn fed Bellota, the Rolls Royce of Spanish ham

Sherry Vinegar

Sherry Vinegar
Spanish Sherry vinegar otherwise known as Vinagre de Jerez is a gourmet delicacy used by chefs around the world and is a fabulous affordable luxury...


Spanish Paprika

Spanish Paprika
Pimentón from Spain is Europe's most refined example of high quality, traditional Paprika, made using hand harvested Capsicums and roasted then ground into a delicate spice

Spanish Olive Oil

Spanish Olive Oil
Spanish extra virgin olive oils are some of the finest in the world and there is a dazzling array of different olive varietals such as the tiny arbequina which is considered to be one of the best...


Spanish Saffron

Spanish Saffron
Saffron is one of the most precious and expensive spices in the world.While it is produced in many different places from San Gimignano to Hungary, authentic Saffron from La Mancha, Spain is revered by chefs and gourmets. This region of Spain is Don Quixote country, with picturesque windmills, vast plains and up and coming wineries...

Spanish Cheese

Spanish Cheese
Spanish Cheese From Coast to Coast- Quick Glossary of Cheeses from Spain By Martina Hemm