Think of Spanish food and you’ll instantly think of Paella and Churros. Or perhaps you went to tortilla, or patatas bravas, maybe jamon, or a cool, summery gazpacho? Whatever your go to dish is, Spain’s long history of culinary excellence is one of the reasons us Scots keep going back for more.
From small, tasty Pintxos in the North to the Andalusian Gambas de Huelva from the deep waters of the Mediterranean in the South, many of Spain’s favourites are rooted in the simple foods of peasants and contain ingredients that can be found in abundance.
There are a number of spanish artisan producers stocked at Provender Brown all of whom go through the same rigourous vetting process as our local suppliers. And by that I mean the entire PB team gets stuck in for a thorough round of tasting!
One of our longest standing is El Navarrico. Based in San Adrian, Navarra, one of the most fertile regions in Spain, they’re a specialist processor of pulses, vegetables and fruit. A family business run by Jose Salcedo, the company produces Brindisa’s range of jarred pulses, artichokes, asparagus and piquillo peppers.
A journey following the creation, importing and maturing of Spanish Cheeses with cheesemongers Brindisa.