Spain’s Strange Food Isn’t Always So Peculiar


On a recent stay in an Alicante province hotel, we spied these oddities on the hotel buffet.  I’m an adventurous eater, the people I was with……… not so much. So it fell to me to try the “Monsters on the Pie” offering.  Imagine my surprise to find myself eating Spanish crayfish on top of a crab and fish pie that was absolutely delicious. So much so, I went back for another one.

The moral of the story?  When in Spain, if you’re served something odd, strange and kinda scary looking yeah, crayfish do look a trifle other-planet-like), take a drink of sangria and try it. You may be pleasantly shocked at how scrumptious it is.

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  1. Chris
    March 12, 2011