From Spain’s chiringuitos (beach restaurants) to Michelin-starred restaurants, such as Sollo run by famous chef Diego Gallegos, you’re sure to get a taste of the Mediterranean.
From May to August, enjoy sardines freshly cooked over an open fire, giving you plenty of omega 3, calcium and vitamin D.
Salads drizzled with olive oil from the local groves, filled with the colour of tomatoes, peppers and leaves, and in the autumn bejewelled with pomegranate seeds, is not only healthy but attractive as well.
A bowl of refreshing gazpacho in the summer is the perfect recipe for taking in unprocessed ingredients.
Let’s not forget the famous paella. Whether vegetarian, Valencian or a variation of the traditional, this rice dish is filling, healthy and great for sharing with friends and family.
Choosing dishes with the Mediterranean diet in mind
Of course, it’s not only Spanish restaurants that provide you with the foods that make up the Mediterranean diet. Whatever flavour and style cuisine you prefer, it’s still possible to order dishes with key elements of the diet.
In the mood for sushi? Fish is an essential part of the Mediterranean diet, as is rice. You can start ordering right away!