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Spice it Up...Organically!


Spanish cuisine may not have hot and spicy food, but it certainly does have some wonderful spices. Saffron may be the queen of the party, but there are enough out there to challenge even the most complete guidebook menu decoder.

The most popular from this region (Extremadura) is probably 'Pimienton'. Think Paprika without the bitterness and if you've been in Spain and fallen in love with the shrimp and garlic that comes sizzling to your table in a clay dish, this is your spice.

From the making of Chorizo to the sizzling of Shrimp, it works wonders.

These Organic people can be found at fincalamesa.com.

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Team Rees said…
Mmmm! We found that we were missing the spiciness of South American cooking when we got to Portugal, but we never remarked on any Spanish dish being too bland. The balance of flavors is so well honed in simple, beautiful Spanish foods that they rarely even need a drizzle of olive oil.

We miss Spain already and we just left yesterday!

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