Eating in Madrigal de las Altas Torres

Eating in Madrigal de Altas Torres

In the middle of the Morañega prarie is the walled village of Madrigal de las Altas Torres. This village is of Mudejar impression and was the birthplace for Isabel the Catholic. To eat in Madrigal de las Altas Torres we recommend the patatas revolconas. If you enjoy tapas, you will find delicious torreznos, among many other specialties. Delicious!

If you want to know what to eat in Madrigal de las Altas Torres, we encourage you to try its specialties, the patatas revolconas and the morcilla de calabaza. The patatas revolconas (also known as meneás or removidas), are a simple and tasty dish. They are made from mashed potatoes seasoned with a mix of garlic and paprika (generally sweet) and added to crispy torreznos that give a contrast in textures.

The morcilla de calabaza is a cured meat that is tiresome to prepare and can be served in many forms. During hunting season, the pig fat is removed, seasoned with paprika and mixed with onion, pumpkin, rice and various spices. Once cured, it is ideal to eat it hot on village bread, or cold if it is sliced or grilled. Another typical meat is the chorizo de olla. If you like to eat tapas, we dare you to try the torreznos, picadillo and the callos that are typical of this village.

patatas revolconas

Wash down this culinary experience with a great Vino Rueda or Ribera del Duero, both with D.O. Try the huseos de santo, and the almond, potato or lemon sweets typical of this province or the yemas de Avila (a sweet made with egg yolk and sugar) perfect to eat with coffee.

There are not many restaurants to choose from in Madrigal de las Altas Torres so we recommend the restaurant Casa Lucio that offers a menu with traditional cuisine. Its delicious cuisine will leave you satisfied. The dining room doesn’t have TVs, so you can focus on conversations.

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