Mercado de San Miguel

The Mercado de San Miguel, in Madrid, has been running for over 100 years. The original stall holders sold things like meat, vegetables, wine, etc, but when Spain ditched their traditional markets in favour of the newer, more convenient solution of the supermarkets, this market started to turn into a place to encounter all the different gastronomies of the country.

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Salsa Espinaler

This tangy sauce is a favorite in Barcelona, where it is sprinkled on seafood, fresh potato chips, plump olives and any number of tasty tapas. It has a bright vinegar flavor blended with a secret spice mix. The whimsical fish on the label recalls a time long ago, when this sauce was invented by the owner of a small shop by the sea.

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