Typical food of Barcelona, Spain
After any of these delicious dishes, you should taste the popular "Crema catalana", a sort of egg-yolk custard; "Mel i mato", cottage cheese with honey; and "Postre de músico", made with pine nuts and raisins. The delicious "Panellets" are small sweets made with marzipan and chocolate and coffee flavored nougat. "Pets de monja", also known as "Paciencias de San Blas", are regional cookies; and "Xuixo" are lightly fried fruits in oil with a cream filling.
In Barcelona, you can enjoy a fine selection of red wines such as Peralada, Alella, Tarragona, and Priorat; white wines like Penedes; and sparkling wines of Penedes and Peralada.
If you are visiting the city, Els Pescadors restaurants will delight your palate with exquisite traditional dishes based on fish, seafood, and local and seasonal products.
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Zarzuela Exquisite mixture of fishes and seafood.
Esqueixada Delicious cold salad of shredded codfish combined with peppers and olives.
Escudella i carn d' olla Stew made with pork, beef, and chicken with vegetables, rice, noodles, and butifarra, a typical Catalan sausage.
Escalivada Typical dish made with eggplant and roasted red peppers bathed in a sauce made with olive oil and garlic.
Mel i mato Dessert made with curd cottage cheese with honey.
Panellets Delicious sweets made of marzipan and nougat flavored with chocolate and coffee.