Are tomatoes used in Spanish cuisine?
Tomatoes are definitely an essential ingredient in Spanish cooking. The Spanish enjoy fresh tomatoes many ways—in salads, sliced on French bread or cut in half and eaten like an apple, but with a pinch of salt. They even make cold soup from raw tomatoes.
What foods are tomatoes used in?
- Caprese salad.
- Fried green tomatoes.
- Galayet bandora.
- Gazpacho. Porra antequerana.
- Paprykarz szczeciński.
- Pa amb tomàquet.
Why are tomatoes in Spain so good?
The Spanish tomate comes from the Aztec tomatl. … Spaniards love tomatoes so much they celebrate them with the traditional Tomatina food fight festival, held in Valencia later this month. With such a tomato culture, it’s no surprise that Spanish growers produce some of the tastiest varieties in the world.