If there is a star in Mediterranean gastronomy, it is the rice dishes. Whether it is with seafood, vegetable or meat, they have become essential in restaurants in Barcelona such as El Principal de l’Eixample.
Rice is a versatile and delicious cereal which has become one of the mainstays in the Mediterranean diet. It can be used in an infinite number of dishes such as soupy rice dishes, paellas and dry rice dishes, among many others which fill the menus of Mediterranean restaurants.
Many varieties to choose from
There are as many rice dishes as there are diners. Below we will detail some examples:
Fish and seafood paella: perfect for fish lovers and ideal for a good 100% Mediterranean meal.
Easy mixed paella: also known as ¨gentleman’s rice¨, it is a perfect dish for all the family because it includes both fish and meat and is easy to eat.
Rice stew with lobster: a luxury when talking about rice dishes.
Dry rice with barbecued vegetables: tasty, full of vitamins and light. Is there a better complement for rice than vegetables?
Have you tried rice with hare?
If you adore rice dishes and want to try a surprising dish, on the menu at El Principal de l’Eixample you will find rice with hare. An essential in our restaurant based on Catalan market and Mediterranean cuisine with a contemporary touch.
A rice dish which can have as its prelude 5 new starters which we have incorporated into our menu: salad of quail filled with foie gras, aubergine tartare with smoked eel, girgola from Montseny with vegetables and truffle sauce, artichokes in fricandó and black sausage, as well as peas sauted with cuttlefish and cavarioli.
Now that you know both about our rice with hare as about our starters, what are you waiting for to reserve your table at El Principal de l’Eixample?