10 Best Asturias Cuisine You Must Try

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1. Caldereta

Calderata is a famous Asturias fish stew and widely eaten in the region. It is prepared using a variety of fish and also lobster or crab. Many ingredients including peppers, onions, and tomatoes along with other spices are also added which makes it the most delicious stew you have ever tried.

2. Cachopo

Cachopo is a typical Asturias dish that is very popular throughout Spain. It consists of beef steak with ham and cheese battered in egg and bread crumbs then fried. It is served hot with any side dish such as vegetables or potatoes accompanied with wine or cider.

3. Borrachines

This is another delicious sweet dish originated from Asturias. It is made by combining the breadcrumbs, eggs and milk. The batter is then fried and dipped in the syrup made of water, sugar, wine, cinnamon and lemon. You cannot resist this simple and yummy sweet on your trip to Asturias.

4. Chosco

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5. Arroz con leche

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An appetizing dessert made of just rice, milk and sugar. Other ingredients can also be added including cinnamon and raisins. This is a traditional Asturias dish which is made not only during fiestas but also throughout the year in restaurants and homes. You won’t regret once you try this simple and delicious dessert.

6. Carbayones

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7. Frixuelos

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Asturias is home to many tasty sweet dishes. Frixuelos is another yummy crepe-like dessert originated from Asturias and Leon in Spain. The dessert is made of milk, flour and eggs which can be filled with nutella, custard, caramel or even ice cream. It is often dusted with sugar or chocolate sauce.

8. Merluza a la Sidra

This dish is served as a main course in many restaurants in Asturias. It is a tasty blend of hake fish, garlic, clams, tomato, onion, potatoes, apples and little quantity of cider. It is first cooked in a ceramic dish and then baked and served hot with a variety of side dishes.

9. Salmon a la Riberena

Asturias is very famous for producing salmon caught from its salmon rivers named Della and Nalon. Salmon a la Riberena is a delicious dish made of salmon, ham, bacon, wine or cider. It can be eaten with plain rice or baked potatoes along with wine or sidra. A finger-licking dish and a must try.

10. Cider and Wine

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Last but not the least is Asturias famous Sidra or Cider drink which is produced from locally grown apples in the region. This drink consists a little quantity of alcohol and is very refreshing. It is very popular not only in Asturias but all over Spain. Enjoy these finger licking food items when you are in Asturias.

Have a good trip and travel!

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Asturias Province, Europe, Spain