Most nations around the world have their favourite hot potato snack, in the UK chips with salt and vinegar or roast potatoes on a tray with hot gravy but the Spanish like theirs a little fiery and whilst here at Eat Play Stay Spain we love chips in paper we equally love Patatas Bravas and they are a must in our Tapas series. Patatas Bravas originated in Madrid and the humble potato dish has become one of the most popular dishes in Spain and beyond and it is no wonder...
Every bar and restaurant across Spain will have their own recipe for this fiery and oh so popular tapa. Our recipe at Eat Play Stay Spain is so easy and chances are you will have the ingredients in your cupboards so it is the perfect recipe to make as a late night snack and of course perfect and an absolute must for your Tapas Banquet.
For the sauce
Two Cloves of Garlic - finely chopped
One medium sized onion - finely diced
One Red Chili - finely chopped - de-seed if you do not want too much heat
1 tin of chopped tomatoes - make sure you use a quality brand
Salt and Ground Black Pepper
Eat and enjoy!
Don't forget to read the other articles in the Eat Play Stay Spain series 'A Story of Tapas' to find out some interesting facts along the way for great conversation as you recreate 'Eat Spain' at home for your friends and family... After all Tapas is a wonderful way to dine and perfect for a very sociable evening...
The Eat Play Stay Spain Story of Tapas so far looks like this