As I’ve mentioned in a previous post, I spent last weekend in Salamanca, a town with more history than you can shake a stick at. There will be photos of stunning buildings etc. in due course, but – and this will surprise no one(!) – I’m putting the food pics up first:
Let’s start with a round of pinchos, which is essentially the same as tapas.
The one in the middle is called “jeta”. It’s a colloquial word for face (as in “mug”). As for the dis itself, it’s pork snout, oink! 🙂
But what Salamanca is most famous for in the food stakes is this:
And here’s the nice man cutting some for us 🙂 Pricey stuff, but so worth it…
This burger was divine…
Nice wine display 🙂
Who’d turn down such an evocative invite for afternoon coffee?
Chochos Tipicos de Salamanca
“Chocho” has two meanings: sweets/candy and… erm… fanny (beaver, if you’re American).