Posts with category Gastronomía Madrid
Ajo blanco, eel marmite, hare stew, gachas, cow tongues, lentils, migas, morteruelo, tagarninas, cow’s feet… These are just some of the dishes that appear in the literary classic Don Quixote by Miguel de Cervantes, whose recipes were compiled by Instituto Cervantes in this interesting and complete cookbook that all food and history lovers will adore.
All of this is perfect to cook and experiment at home, Read full article
Still resisting serving food in square-shaped dishes and multivitamin juices, these are the places that could very well appear in works by Benito Pérez-Galdós, quite a feat for modern-day Madrid. One of them is the tavern of Antonio Sánchez, on Calle Mesón de Paredes, 13. Here, they serve delicious vermouth on tap and traditional tapas such as meatballs or snails. Read full article
It can feel quite paralysing when you are in a big city, full of great restaurants, and you do not know where to start looking for a good restaurant, never mind which one to choose. That is why we are offering you a few tips. If you want something more classic and traditional (something which is becoming a rarity these days), Read full article
The tradition of taking a break mid-afternoon to recharge batteries for the rest of the day and have enough strength for the rest of the day should be recovered. In Madrid, there is a series of places where you can enjoy this healthy habit which is even better if accompanied by a book. Write down this name: Monpassa (Costanilla de los Desamparados, Read full article
Madrid isn’t Naples but it has some excellent Italian cuisine to offer. Here are a few places that you can visit that also make one of Italian cuisine’s most exquisite dishes: fresh pasta.
At Ouh Babbo (Calle de Caños del Peral, next to Opera and very close to our hotel in downtown Madrid) you will find a restaurant with plenty of character. Read full article
In summer, you can drink beers, red wine and soda, vermouth… but don’t forget about the mojito! Madrid isn’t Santo Domingo but you can find more and more bars that serve a delicious mojito. One of them is Rincón de la Habana, which reminisces of the legendary Cuban bars that Hemingway write about. Its central location (Calle Reyes, Read full article
Some say that you cannot eat a good paella in Madrid, because there is no way you can enjoy this delicious Valencian dish far from the beaches. Proof that this notion is wrong is the existence of restaurants like El Ventorrillo Murciano, in the Antón Martín district (Calle Tres Peces, 20), which offers excellent rice dishes (arroz a banda, Read full article
It’s probable that films like #Chef, which praises the art of the sandwich in all of its splendour with the speciality of the Cuban sandwich, made with love and a soft mixture of meat, cheeses and sauce, have increased the value of the normal, traditional sandwich. In any case, in Madrid there are many places that are starting to appear and in which the sandwich stops being just any normal kind of dish and becomes the star of the menu. Read full article
If we mix together breakfast and lunch we get brunch, a mid-morning meal. It is a highly recommended formula for long sightseeing days in a large city like Madrid, in which it is convenient to recharge the batteries mid-morning and, while you do so, save on having a big meal (lunch, or at least reduce it to its minimal expression). Read full article
La Platea is a brand-new shopping centre on Calle Goya, 7 (next to Plaza Colón) that will celebrate its first ever Christmas this winter after its inauguration last June. With an initial investment of 60 million euros, it is a gamble but a firm one to revamp the whole outdated ‘shopping centre’ concept. And so, Read full article