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Olé! Olé! Tengo Hambre! 

Madrid is full of surprises. I am very lucky to speak Spanish and to be able to live the authentic experience while staying with my Madrilenian friends in the barrio of Malasaña. Almost every morning, I go to the groceries or market (mercado) to buy fresh products and we exchange our recipes with mi amiga Regina. She is from Andalusia (Cordoba) and decided to follow her passion for make-up. She taught me how to put make-up on my eyes and I have to admit it’s pretty amazing! I have decided to share portraits of my talented Spanish friends, so it will be coming very soon in the Blog section.

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Shot by talented photographer Seldanius

I learnt how to make Salmorejo, which is close to the Gaspacho. Most people probably aren’t familiar with gazpacho’s thicker, creamier cousin. While gazpacho is a cold tomato and vegetable soup, salmorejo is simply fresh tomatoes and perhaps a clove of garlic, blended with stale bread, extra virgin olive oil, and sherry vinegar. The way the olive oil and tomatoes emulsify gives the soup a creaminess that cause many people to think that there is actually cream in the soup! Most people top the cold soup with hardboiled egg and cured Spanish ham, which I would definitely recommend! I have to be honest with you guys, I thought it was a recipe with “salmon” when I first heard its name.

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credits http://recetasalmorejo.es

Let’s continue the comida-intensive-road-trip. Remember, I’m Parisian so I’m used to markets with loads of incredibly tasty food. The king of all in Madrid is Jamon (ham) and the queen would be Mariscos (shellfish) (which taste as if Madrid had a harbor honestly).  My friend Oscar invited me for lunch (almuerzo) to share a very good Arroz (sort of Paella) in a modern and trendy restaurant inside the Hotel M reine victoria.  

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Arroz muy rico

I love to take long walks and discover new spots. I try not asking for my way when I’m lost and prefer using my instinct. In Chueca, I decided to go to the Mercado San Anton for lunch after an interview.  I wasn’t that hungry and decided to order healthy comida. At the top level of the Mercado (Market), there are several different options where you can eat Greek food, shellfish, meat and more. Oysters and a delicious beet salad was my choice that day.

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