Extremadura has an extensive list of artisan works.
The craftwork of artisans from the different areas have
in common the excellent quality of their products
which have given them a great fame and prestige.
• One of the most important
craft activities in our region.
• Numerous workshops.
• Salvatierra de los Barros is the
potter town par excellence.
• Famous works are produced in
cooper and brass.
• The work of the forge is also
of excellence quality.
Best cured hams in the world.
Gazpacho, a tomato soup, is one of the most refreshing dishes.
Migas, fried breadcrumbs.
Fresh meat: presa(whole fresh leg), secreto(from the stomach)
Oven-roasted lamb, cooked as caldereta.
Games abounds: pigeon, rabbit, hare, wild boar, deer, turtledove, partridge. They
are cooked and served with wild mushrooms, truffles, wild asparagus or the
The tench ant the trout. They are excellent fish which when properly prepared are
Torta del Casar and La Serena cheese.
Desserts and sweets
Mostly prepared usig local wheat flour, honey, pork
fat, milk, sugar and olive oil.
Magdalenas (anise-parfumed muffins)
Rosquillas de vino
Roscas fritas (fried doughnuts)
In a big mortar mash the
Gazpacho recipe cumin, the garlic and the
soaked bread, in a plastic
Ingredients bowl mix the chopped
10 oz of bread onion, the chopped
21 oz. of tomato tomato, the oil, the
2 cloves of garlic vinegar, the salt and the
2 onions contents of the mortar, mash
2 red and green peppers it with the mixer and add very
1 cucumber (optional) cold water to mix everything.
7 tablespoons of oil Add salt and strain it. Keep it
2 tablespoons of vinegar in the fridge until served.
1 1/2 tablespoon of water
Serve with the tomato, the
cucumber, the pepper and
the toasted bread cut to
Cut the bread into tiny pieces and dampen
in a little water, salt and paprika. Cover the
breadcrumbs with a cloth and leave to
Migas recipe stand for 12 hours.
Fry the crushed garlic and sliced peppers in
1 loaf of stale (one-day-old) 4 tablespoonfuls of oil and then drain.
bread, with a lot of substance.
Fry the diced bacon in the same oil. Then
100 grams of fatty bacon
lightly fry the chorizo or ham, and drain off
100 grams of chorizo or ham the fat.
2 dry red peppers Leave 1 tablespoonful of oil in the pan and
Paprika fry the bread for about 2 minutes.
2 cloves of garlic Add the bacon and chorizo and fry lightly
olive oil until the bread is golden, stirring
Garnish with the fried garlic and peppers
Eat together with fried eggs.