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July 8th, 2012

Gourmet tasting in Spain for American students

A tasting of some of Spain’s finest products for a group of American students spending their summer in Barcelona. July 8, 2012.

Para picar…
1. aceitunas rellenas / stuffed Spanish green olives (Sevilla)
2. aceitunas arbequinas / Arbequina olives (Les Garrigues, Catalunya)
3. aceitunas negras de Aragón / Aragón black olives (Aragón)
4. almendras marconas / Spanish marcona almonds
5. patatas fritas / Spanish churrería-style potato chips
6. chicharrones / crunchy Iberian pork skin (Extremadura)
7. berberechos / preserved cockles (Galicia)

Pan con tomate con…
8. chusco / Galician long-loaf bread (Galicia)
9. aceite de oliva extra virgen de Núñez de Prado / Núñez de Prado’s extra-virgin olive oil (Baena, Andalucía)
10. quelitas / rustic Menorcan round crackers (Menorca)
11. queso manchego añejo / long-aged Manchego sheep cheese (La Mancha)
12. queso de Cabra de Ronda / cured goat cheese from Ronda (Andalucía)
13. dulce de membrillo / quince paste (Castilla)
14. jamón ibérico / dry-cured Iberian ham
15. jamón canario / naturally-smoked “sweet” ham (Canary Islands)
16. longaniza / dry-cured sausage (Catalunya)
17. chorizo ibérico / Spanish-style chorizo (Pamplona)
18. espárragos blancos / preserved white asparagus
19. anchoas / anchovies from the Sea of Cantabria (Cantabria)
20. bonito del norte en aceite de oliva / bonito del norte tuna in olive oil (Cantabria)

21. gazpacho / Andalusian chilled tomato “soup” (Andalucía)
22. ensaladilla rusa con picos / “Russian” potato salad with short breadsticks
23. croquetas de pollo / chicken croquettes
24. croquetas de verdura / vegetable croquettes
25. croquetas de bacalao / salt cod croquettes
26. tortilla de patatas y cebolla / Spanish potato and onion egg tortilla
27. empanada gallega de atún / Galician tuna stuffed “pie” (Galicia)

De postre…
28. melón / Spanish sweet melon
29. ciruelas / golden plums
30. queso de Burgos con miel de romero / fresh Burgos cheese with rosemary honey (Burgos)
31. coca de azúcar / spongy flatbread with sugar
32. magdalenas / country muffins (Castilla)

Y al final…
33. “rajoles” de chocolate artesanal de Enric Rovira / “tiles” of Enric Rovira artisanal chocolate (Barcelona)
34. bombolas de limón efervescente y chocolate negro / Enric Rovira’s dark chocolate-covered lemon effervescent (Barcelona)

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