There is no doubt that the potato omelette is a symbol of Spanish gastronomy. This is a dish that arouses passion in every one of its versions: with or without onion, golden or almost raw, there are endless options for all tastes. No matter what your preferred style is, a skewer with a piece of this delicious delicacy is always welcome. That is why we have made a selection of the 5 tortillas you have to try:
More than 5 national awards guarantee the quality of tortillas Senen Gonzalez, including ‘Best omelette in Spain‘. Luckily for those who are far from Vitoria, they sell a frozen omelet of this version over the Internet; a great way to enjoy its unique flavor in the comfort of home.
Bodega La Ardosa (Madrid):
A classic, for many locals, this is the best omelette of the capital. Balanced, juicy and considerably thick, it is the perfect tortilla to enjoy cold. As if that were not enough, you can choose between the options “with onions” or “no onions”.
Asador La Encina (Palencia):
Ciri Gonzales, the owner of this restaurant, was named as the ‘best cook omelette of Spain’ for 3 consecutive years. A decision made by chefs from the likes of Ferran Adrià, Arzak or Berasategui, which has made this palentino restaurant a must for all lovers of tortillas. A great traditional flavor made with local ingredients.
Grill Tahiti (Logroño):
This omelet is characterized by a greater quantity of potatoes compared to traditional recipes. Unorthodox recipe but with an outstanding result. Perfect to accompany with a delicious wine with O.D. The Rioja.
The Penela (A Coruña):
His style meets tradition of Galician cuisine: crispy potatoes, golden on the outside and juicy inside. In short: a delight. The success of this omelette is such that this restaurant has already opened several branches in Madrid.
And what better than a piece of tortilla with a glass of good wine? We propose two recommendations that you certainly will like:
Borsao Selección 2015: is a red wine made by Bodegas Borsao from Campo De Borja that is based on 2015 syrah, tempranillo, merlot and garnacha and shows an alcoholic strength of 14%.
La Planta 2015: a red wine from Ribera del Duero vinified with tempranillo and tinto fino from 2015 and presents an alcohol content of 14%. T