Matiz from Spain

Posted on Jan 25, 2014

Matiz from Spain

  From Matiz comes three new specialty Spanish products. Picos are crunchy, olive oil flavored bread sticks which are a tapas staple.  Combine on a plate with cured meat, cheese, and olives for a classic snack. More rounded and plump than California almond varieties, Marcona almonds have a sweeter taste and softer texture.  Eat straight or with a cheese plate, throw on a salad, or add to a dessert or baked good, Marcona almonds are incredibly versatile. Bomba rice is a short grained rice used to make paella.  Desired for its ability to absorb up to 30% more liquid than regular rice, it expands horizontally instead if vertically.  The grains remain distinct after absorbing liquid to create a perfectly uniform...

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