Andalusian culinary specialties
- Andalusia's Tapas. Andalusia is known the world over for its tapas, or small plates of food served with drinks. Even the tiniest of village cafés will provide you with a tapa to accompany your beverage.
- El Chicharrón. Popular in Southern Spain are small bits of spiced, fried bits of pork known as chicharrones. Other regional specialties include gazpacho, a cold vegetable soup; salmorejo, a cold cream consisting of tomato, garlic, olive oil, and bread; and the torta de almendras, a wheat cake prepared by nuns with almonds and...a secret!
- Wines of the Andalusian Region. Andalusia's fine wines and moscatel de yema are remarkable and can be found in any number of shops in the region.
- Andalusian Quality. From fish to crustaceans, Andalusia's seafood is world renowned for freshness and high quality.
- Southern Spanish Bakeries. Full of desserts and sweets, Andalusia is home to many talented pastry chefs and excellent bakeries throughout its many towns and cities.