Galician Dishes

7 Galician Dishes You Have To Try

Galician dishes are just one of the reasons that Spanish cooking is seen as some of the tastiest in the world. With a huge variety of ingredients and techniques this is culinary preparation of the very highest order. The food in Galicia stands out from other regions in Spain for its huge variety in food and simple-yet-tasty cooking styles. There’s spicy padrón peppers, juicy octopus, fresh cheese and the incredible Galician beef.

You might not be able to travel there right now, but we wanted to highlight some of the best recipes from the region. These recipes come from the very best food bloggers in the world, so make sure to bookmark their sites.

All you have to do is sharpen your knives and step into your kitchen to prepare a feast. Invite some friends and family over and get ready to eat some tasty Galician dishes.

The Best Galician Dishes

1. Apricot Cake

The wonderful flavour of the creamy apricot mix is perfectly rounded off with the crispy top and crunch pistachio nuts.

Recipe created by Receitas Para Todos.

2. Galician White Bean Soup

This soup doesn’t have a ton of ingredients. Yet it has layers and depths in the flavour. Cured Spanish chorizo is responsible for a lot of that, adding a smoky, subtle spicy note.

Recipe created by Carolyn.

3. Salad Of Chickpeas And Cod

This recipe is wonderfully simple, yet the salad is absolutely bursting with both flavour and originality. A perfect dish to make in the warm summer months to eat on the terrace.

Recipe created by created by Receitas Para Todos.

4. Galician Crêpes Stuffed With Seafood

You can use any combination of shellfish including shrimp, mussels, clams, cockles, or scallops. The end result is a truly unique dish that will wow your guests.

Recipe created by Mendel.

Galician Dishes

5. Empanada gallega

There is a wide variety of recipes for making empanadas. Its fillings can be very varied, from octopus, mussels, cod, sardines, meat or vegetables. In this case it is one of the most classic and delicious, the tuna empanada.

Recipe created by Eva.

Galician Dishes

6. Galician Steak Tartare

Galician steak tartare is the modern version of steak tartare which you often see served with a raw egg yolk was first served in French restaurants in the early 20th century.

Recipe created by Javier.

Galician Dishes

7. Pulpo a la Gallega

The whole of Spain is obsessed with octopus, but this local version from Galicia is as good as it gets. Simple, yet flavourful, it’s an easy dish to prepare, yet sure to impress.

Recipe created by Tracy.

Galician Dishes

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