Barcelona’s proximity to the Mediterranean has made it famous for being the “Capital of Mediterranean Diet”. The popular European destination is renowned world over for its amazing innovative culinary culture. To get a real taste of authentic Mediterranean and Catalan cuisines, just book cheap flights to Barcelona today and visit the beautiful capital of Catalonia. Treat yourself to some of the finest cuisines coming straight out of the greatest Catalan traditions and legacies.
Catalan cuisines, for which Barcelona is famous for, are considered amongst the healthiest diets. The dishes here are mainly based on the exquisite seafood. In addition to this, fruits, vegetables and cereals are also extensively used. You will find some of the most typical dishes in Barcelona. These include ‘Escudella i carn d'olla’, ‘Cocido de judías blancas’, ‘Butifarra’, ‘La pilota’, ‘Arroz a la cazuela’, ‘La zarzuela’ , ‘La opera’, ‘Suquet de peix’, ‘Escalivada’ , ‘Esqueixada de bacalao’, ‘Crema catalana’, and many more.
Before you try out these dishes, it is equally important for you to know what all these cuisines are. ‘Escudella i carn d'olla’ is a popular dish. It is a delicious soup made with noodles, rice, potatoes, vegetables, chicken, beef and pork. The traditional Catalan sausage ‘Butifarra’ is also delicious. Another dish that must be tried out is ‘La pilota’. It essentially comprises of dough of beef, eggs, bread and spices. Seafood specialty that should be relished is ‘La zarzuela’. It is a mixture of mussels, squid, prawns, monkfish and halibut. You will simply enjoy these delicacies and many more while in Barcelona.