Some popular Spanish dishes include croquettes, tortilla Espanola, gazpacho, pisto and cured meats such as jamon, chorizo and salchichon. Other popular Spanish dishes include bean stew, paella, fried milk and pulpo a la gallega.
Croquettes are appetizers that are available on menus around the world. They have a breaded exterior and contain various types of potatoes, meats, cheeses and sauces. Paella is another world-famous Spanish dish, with the traditional recipe containing a base of rice and a combination of chicken, rabbit, beans and vegetables. Modern paella recipes often contain seafood such as mussels, clams, shrimp and fish with a rich stock.