Tapas

Zarajo in Barcelona

6th August 2015

ÂZarajos as served atÂMorryssom

One of my favourite tapas dishes is Zarajo, braided sheep’s intestines wrapped around a vine branch and usually broiled, though often grilled, sometimes smoked, served hot with a wedge of lemon.

Very tasty.

Zarajo are not common in Barcelona, the dish originated in Cuenca, the city in Castilla La Mancha.

Zarajo go well with a beer, though I recommend you try them with a glass of rough, strong red wine.

Two places which I know serve zarajo are:

  • Morryssom’s,one of my favourite lunch restaurants and tapas places.
  • Bar L’Amistat, Carrer de Torrijos, 13, in Gràcia. IMPORTANT: L’Amistat as was is now CLOSED. It’s still called, Bar L’Amistat, but is now just another would-be trendy bar and they do not serve zarajo.

Zarajo as served at Bar l’Amistat, GrÃcia.

Bon profit!


ÂZarajo as served atÂBar L’Amistat

Enjoy!

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    […] you’re a meat eater you’ll have to try their delicious zarajos while here. Zarajos, a delicacy from Cuenca, in the the heart of Spain, are made from grilled sheeps’ […]

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