WATCH: Whet your appetite in Madrid - Spain's culinary capital

Discover Madrid, the culinary capital of Spain, with World Nomads' Nicola Moores as she reflects on her experiences as a nomad.

Reignite your love for travel to faraway destinations, meet local people, experience different cultures, traditions and ways of life and food on this magical Spanish adventure. 

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The food, much like the language, is how you truly understand and immerse yourself within the culture and cultural experience that defines the city and its people.

Food is what unites people, brings a sense of community, but food is so much more than just eating and just fuelling your body - in Madrid, there is so much ceremony, family, love and a huge connection with the land and nature that surround and influence the cuisine.

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Making use of local seasonal produce and making do with what is available is definitive of the food you can find woven in the fabric of Madrid and is indicative of the essence of Spanish food.

Some food highlights you're likely to find in Madrid include:

  • Cocido Madrileño

  • Huevos Rotos

  • Bocadillo de Calamares

  • Callos a la Madrileña

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  • Churros con Chocolate

  • Oreja a la Plancha

  • Pincho de Tortilla

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