Cordoba is one of the best cities for eating, where you´ll find the old traditional recipes, the new technologies and attractive prices. Do you know the typical ones?
The Typical food in Córdoba
One of them is the Salmorejo, something similar was introduced by the Romans and today is our most famous dish. Today is made with the base an ingredient from the original recipe; bread, garlic, and oil, after a time, the tomato was added to it. Undoubtedly this is a healthy way of starting a Cordovan Menu. Salmorejo taste better if you combine with the flavour of the Deep fried aubergines topped with Honey, a mixture of salty and sweet taste that will surprise you. This dish is original from Arabic Culture.
As a main course may choose between Flamenquín, with a smashed pork steak, filled with serrano Jam, coated in breadcrumbs and fried in olive oil; really demanded by the visitors. For dessert, The Cordovan Pie combined with a glass of Pedro Ximénez, recognized all over the world for its unique sweet flavour. The best way of tasting this and other local wines is in the Wine Festival that every year is celebrated in the city. Cordoba is connected with the rest of the Countries Gastronomies by International contributions like to host The Capital in the Iberoamerican Gastronomy Culture during 2014. Cordoba is able to hosting important events like this one thanks to its singular Gastronomy, ancient heritage, history and mixed cultures.
And ¿Where could those dishes be found? There are many restaurants spread all over the Historical Centre, Traditional Taverns with more than 100 years like Sociedad de Plateros next to Pony´s Square, delicatessen and chic restaurants like Caballo Rojo or Bodegas Campos.
If you are looking to feel involved with the magic of the Cordovan Courtyards, The Posada del Caballo Andaluz will offer you Traditional dishes in a Courtyard with flower pots.
If you want to feel the Guadalquivir Brises there is a place next to the river with amazing views over the Roman bridge in Taberna del Río. But if you are a Wine Lover there is a place for you in Vinoteca Ordoñez where you can enjoy traditional Cordovan Tapas with a selection of Local Wines. If you love beer, Cervezas Califa will offer you the purest beer in Town, just made in the factory localized under the bar will bring to your glass the flavour of 100 % of Cordovan ingredients in a beer. If you are around Tendillas Square, you have many options. One of them is Taberna Norte y Sur a good selection of the Pinchos from the north and Tapas from the south. An alternative and just next to Corredera Square is the old Tavern called La Cazuela.