3 Local Delicacies You Must Try When in Northern Spain

Spanish market
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Spain is a huge country with so many different regions. The North of Spain is known for being very green and with some incredible mountain ranges as well as beautiful towns and cities. If you are headed there for a trip, then make sure to try these three delicacies of the area.

Tortilla de Patatas

Sometimes referred to as ‘Spanish Omelette’, this dish is made with eggs, potatoes, and onions. You can buy it in grocery stores and it comes as a thick circular omelette. You can have it hot or cold, and it is delicious as part of a salad or a sandwich. 

Fabada Asturiana

Beans are quite a big staple of the cuisine in the Northern Spanish regions, and they are incredible as part of this bean and pork stew. Various pork products are used including pork shoulder, pancetta, and chorizo, and plenty of paprika, garlic, and olive oil are used in the cooking process, 


This version of cider is dry, sharp, and still. The most exciting part is the pouring ritual practiced by local bartenders, where the sidra is poured from a height into a glass. This adds some fizz to the drink and the performance is amazing to see.