Tapas: The general name for small dishes of food that are served to be shared in Spain is Tapas. They can vary from a bowl of olives to a plate of grilled prawns. In this three part series we will recreate some of the most popular Tapas from 3 regions of Spain: Sevilla, Barcelona and Madrid.
Barcelona is a Catalonian gastronomical experience full of fresh food markets and top chefs. The ever evolving food scene is not ignorant to one of the top rated foodie cities in Europe. In this second of a 3-part Tapas series we will explore several traditional tapas.
Pan con Tomate (Bread with Tomato) The quintessential Catalan tapa. White bread rubbed with tomato and garlic and drizzled in oil and salt.
Patatas Bravas (Spicy Spanish Potatoes) The French fries of Spain. Small, fried cubes of potato served with two sauces: aioli and spicy tomao.
Escalivada (Catalan Roasted Vegetables) Roasted peppers, eggplant, onion, tomatoes and olive oil. Serve with warm bread. As an optional pairing, top with anchovies.
Gambas con Salsa Romesco (Shrimp with Romesco Sauce) Fried or grilled shrimp served alongside a spicy Marcona almond, smoked pepper sauce.
Mel i Mató (Mató Cheese and Honey) for the sweet tooth.
Class price includes one glass of wine, beer, or non-alcoholic beverage.
Instructor: Jessica Tijerina