The famous tapas bars are more preferred when tourists visit Spain when they are on a vacation. Tapas are served as an appetizer, entree, or as a snack in many bar to get your appetite going and as a great way to start a meal in restaurants.
The word “tapas” came from the Spanish word “de tapeo” which means eating while standing. Tapas are a kind of finger food that are eaten by hand and it is usually made of meat like ham and sausages placed on top of tomatoes and Spanish bread. There are many kinds of tapas and each of them possesses a unique taste depending on what kind of food they use.
Salchichon Iberico Recebo is a kind of sausage that is thinly sliced and then eaten with bread. It can be eaten by itself or served with bread and tomatoes. It can also be fried to release its wonderful aromas. Salchichon recebo de herradura is another type of sausage that is used to make tapas and it is most often served with cheese. It can be arranged beautifully on a nice plate and then served as it is or with cheeses. Lomo Iberico de bellota is a kind of cured pork loin made from acorn fed pigs.
It is cut into small pieces and then served together with Spanish tortillas, crushed tomatoes, and olive oil. You can assemble it by first putting a drop of olive oil on the tortilla, top it with crushed tomatoes, and finally, a slice of lomo is arranged on top. This is a great way to enjoy this kind of meat during parties or gatherings and the guests can choose to make their own tapas.
Lomo iberico bellota is a great accompaniment for cheeses. You can serve it alone, with bread, or in combination with other kinds of lomo iberico bellota. You can combine the different sausages to suit your taste or just enjoy them individually with or without a glass of wine. Morcilla patatera dulce is another finger food that can be served just like the other meats mentioned in this article. You can layer it on another iberico ham, or eat it with cheeses, tomatoes, and bread.
Chorizo recebo de herradura can be used in other dishes to spice up their flavour and to add a bit of Spanish flair into the dish. To make the chorizo interesting, you can fry it before serving to release the oils and then serve it with bread. Like the other tapas, the crushed tomatoes are placed on top of the chorizo to enhance its flavour.
Tapas are not just tasty but they are also a good source of vitamins and essential fatty acids such as oleic acid which is also found in olive oil. The meats that are used in tapas come from acorn fed pigs and this makes them a healthy addition to your diet.