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Cuisine of Murcia for gourmets. Places for dinner - best restaurants

In the heart of local cuisine one will find dishes made of sea foods, local vegetables and fruits, grain varieties and meat. The dorada a la sal treat is a must-try dish which tourists may order in one of the local restaurant. The dish is cooked of dorado fish following a unique recipe. The fish is baked in the oven, being previously chafed with slat. The fish tastes marvelously. Cod dishes are of immense popularity. Local culinary experts prepare the fish in a variety of ways.
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In addition to main courses local restaurants will offer original vegetable salads. “Ensalada murciana”, “paparajotes” and “el zarangollo” are only few incredible and strange names of popular vegetable dishes. For dish cooking local culinary experts use plenty of various herbs and spices. The most frequently used spice is pimento which is made of sweet pepper dried in the open air and powdered. The spice may be added to various dishes including sea delicacies and meat treats.
Green lentils and peas are the main ingredients of the popular accompaniments meanwhile mutton (lamb meat) and pork are mostly used sorts of meat. Meat treats admirers should estimate taste and flavor of local sausages. The same popular treat among travelers is smoked meat. Those gourmands giving preference to daintier delicacies and treats are recommended to try the arroz con conejo y caracoles dish which is a rabbit meat baked with rice and sea foods. Copyright www.orangesmile.com
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Among first courses the most original one is considered to be the “olla gitana” soup. This thick soup is added with potato, green gram and peaches. It should be noted that a fusion of vegetables and fruits in one dish is a common practice of ethnic cuisine. There are several specific dishes which tourists can try only in the restaurants of the Murcia city.
Murcia - a different perspective 4 Among these dishes there are grilled pilchards named moraga de sardinas, meat pie named pastel de Cierva and longanizas sausages. Ethnic paparajote dessert is in demand among sweet addicts. It is the main treat during festivals and other public events and holidays. The city of Murcia is also known for its rich selection of wines. Many sorts of this astonishing drink are produced following ancient recipes which are strictly kept in secret.
The traditional cuisine of Murcia is very diverse. It will delight the lovers of different cuisines. Here, fruit and vegetables are widely used. Many dishes are cooked of various meats and seafood. High-quality dairy products are also produced here. In Murcia, cheese is especially popular. It is famous for its unique taste even outside the region. In Murcia, a lot of wines are produced and different fruits are grown. Pears are especially valued in the region.
Another interesting specialty in Murcia is chards. This vegetable is the closest relative of beet-roots and widely used only in some regions. In Murcia, it is a popular garnish for meat dishes. Juicy chard leaves are usually boiled in salted water for a few minutes, salted, and dressed with olive oil.
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The recipes of some dishes have been preserved here for hundreds of years. A great example is thick soup with various beans and seasonal vegetables. Such first courses are cooked for less than 30 minutes. Such soup is very delicious and nourishing. Interestingly, the menu of Murcia restaurants depends on the season. In summer, you can order light vegetable soups and salads. In winter, local restaurants offer more nourishing and warming dishes.
The lovers of seafood have a wide choice of excellent dishes too. Here, they can have wonderful shrimps, a lot of interesting dishes with gilthead and goatfishes. Another popular type of fish is mullet. The most interesting delicacies are dishes cooked with caviar.
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In Murcia, there are upscale restaurants that specialize in meat dishes. Here, you can taste interesting pork, mutton, and poultry dishes. Unusual dishes with rabbit meat are especially popular with tourists. One of the interesting dishes is stewed rabbit meat with rice and snails. Another specialty in Murcia is a meat pie. As for desserts, local jelly and honey sweets are worth to be mentioned.
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Where to go for dinner in Murcia: recommended cafe and restaurants

Hispano
Where: Calle Radio Murcia, 3, Murcia, Murcia; Telephone: +34 968 216 52;
Restaurante Raimundo González
Where: Plaza Raimundo González Frutos, 5, Murcia; Telephone: +34 968 212 377;
Restaurante El Churra
Where: Calle Obispo Sancho, Murcia; Telephone: +34 968 271 522; Metro: Davila, 13, Murcia;
Restaurante Cuba
Where: Calle Condestable, Murcia, Murcia; Telephone: +34 968 294 583;
El Chaleco
Where: Avenida Almirante Bastarreche, 9, Murcia, Murcia; Telephone: +34 968 630104;
Azul Marino Restaurante
Where: Avenida del Puerto, 2, Murcia, Murcia; Telephone: +34 968 14 55 65;
Reference information
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Michelin-starred restaurants in Murcia
♥   Restaurant 'Pura Cepa' Murcia. Type - Traditional cuisine. 0.8 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Restaurant 'La Pequeña Taberna' Murcia. Type - Regional cuisine. 0.9 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Restaurant 'Keki de Sergio Martinez' Murcia. Type - Modern cuisine. 1 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Restaurant 'Alborada' Murcia. Type - Traditional cuisine. 1.1 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Restaurant 'Gurea' Murcia. Type - Basque. 1.1 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Restaurant 'Cabaña Buenavista' El Palmar. Type - Creative. 7.7 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Restaurant 'La Maita' Molina de Segura. Type - Creative. 11.3 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Restaurant 'Lamarimorena' Molina de Segura. Type - Creative. 11.3 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Restaurant 'El Albero' Ceutí. Type - International. 17.2 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Restaurant 'El Sordo' Ricote. Type - Traditional cuisine. 28.8 km from the center. On the map   Photo
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Cuisine and restaurants in the neighbours of Murcia

Travel notes on best cuisine and restaurants of Murcia (Spain) on OrangeSmile.com. Famous recipes and traditional dishes and courses in Murcia restaurants. Where to eat - our recommendations on popular places in Murcia, where you can taste delicious meal and also spend a good time with your friends.
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