Gourmet

Curiosities and news about the gourmet world

We tell you the curiosities, news and properties of the best gourmet products that you can find in the Spanish gastronomy.

7 interesting facts about olives

7 interesting facts about olives

Olives are one of the most popular Spanish foods, ideal to add to any appetizer or salad.

However, despite being such a widespread food and used in so many recipes, olives hide many curiosities that you did not know about. In this article we will reveal 7 interesting facts about olives.

How to preserve Iberian sausages?

How to preserve Iberian sausages?

Gourmet sausages are a great source of proteins and vitamins. In addition, Iberian sausages are a group of foods that we know well, since they are part of the Iberian culture.

From the irresistible Iberian ham through salchichón, chorizoor Iberian acorn-fed loin. In the whole world Spain is known for these delicacies. They are delicious!

Almost everyone loves the taste of Iberian sausages. But when the time comes, we have doubts about how to preserve them. How should Iberian sausages be preserved?

How to eat confit onion: 10 ways to use confit onion in the kitchen

How to eat confit onion: 10 ways to use confit onion in the kitchen

Vegetable preserves are a gourmet resource widely used in the kitchen. However, we do not always know how to use certain preserves. And this is the case of the confit onion. How to accompany it? How to eat confit onion? In this article you will discover 10 ways to use confit onion.

Host a cheese tasting party

Host a cheese tasting party

Cheese tastings are very popular in the gourmet world due to the large number of different cheeses that we can find in the market.

Each cheese has its own characteristics, and cheese tastings help us distinguish its nuances with the help of our 5 senses.

Professional cheese tasters are able to perfectly distinguish the organoleptic characteristics of each cheese. But you do not have to be a professional taster to enjoy a cheese tasting among friends. It is what is called hedonic tasting. Simply to enjoy the pleasure of eating cheese.

5 Uses of infused extra virgin olive oil in the kitchen

5 Uses of infused extra virgin olive oil in the kitchen

Extra Virgin Olive Oil is one of the kings of Spanish cuisine due to its nutritional properties and its versatility. It is capable of brightening any recipe.

In the gourmet world, extra virgin olive oil is a well-known product with many alternatives to choose from. However, one of the least known varieties is infused olive oil.

There is everything from olive oil chamomile flavour to olive oil serrano ham flavour. And of course, this is a revolution for your recipes.

In this article, you will learn 5 uses of infused olive oil to give a new character to your culinary creations. Do you dare to experiment?

5 gourmet products you didn´t know existed

5 gourmet products you didn´t know existed

The classic gourmet products always capture all the attention. In Spanish gastronomy, the main gourmet foods are cheese, Iberian products and olive oil.

However, a good gourmet knows that there are many other delicious products of our cuisine that are more unknown to the general public, but when you discover them, they captivate your palate forever.

Manchego cheese: All you need to know

Manchego cheese: All you need to know

Cheese is a very complete food, which provides several nutrients to our body, such as quality protein, fats, vitamins and minerals. But in the world of cheese, there are plenty of different varieties, with different methods of preparation, different raw materials, different treatments… And one of the best-known varieties in the world is Manchego Cheese. You know it, right?

Differences between Protected Designation of Origin (P.D.O) and Protected Geographical Indication (P.G.I.)

Differences between Protected Designation of Origin (P.D.O) and Protected Geographical Indication (P.G.I.)

If you are delving into the gourmet culture, you will see that certain products have labels such as Protected Designation of Origin (P.D.O) or Protected Geographical Indication (P.G.I.).

Especially, In the case of wine, it is very common to hear this term of Protected Designation of Origin (P.D.O) and sometimes, we tend to think that this label refers only to the place where it was produced. But this is not entirely accurate. A Protected Designation of Origin (P.D.O) has other attributes besides the geographic area and has certain differences with the other label, less popular, but also very widespread called Protected Geographical Indication (P.G.I.).

How to Apply Saffron in Cooking

How to Apply Saffron in Cooking

Saffron is known as “red gold” as, beside the ability to provide aroma and flavor, it also adds a strong red color.  

Saffron is the perfect seasoning for most rice dishes: it gives color, flavor, and a particular aroma, aside from the fact that its flavor combines perfectly with garlic, lemon, tomato, thyme, etc. It also can be used in many other dishes, such as stews, fish, meat, desserts, pasta, etc.

Myths and Curiosities about Ham

Myths and Curiosities about Ham

Ham is one of the most representative products of the Spanish gastronomy. It is present in the kitchen of any restaurant and in most Spanish larders, and it cannot be missed in family dinners as well as in most celebrations. However, what do you know about ham? We will tell you some curiosities:

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