Tortilla Española. Spanish Omelette

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    Tortilla is something that if you go to Spain you can basically get anywhere/anytime. Tortilla is not to be confused with the Mexican tortilla as they are obviously not the same thing. I havent checked the Etymology of the word but for sure it is an interesting one.

    Also, in Spain a plain egg omelette is called "French omelette". Go and figure!

    Now to the recipe. This one contains some small pieces of pepper&carrots just to add some color, flavor and texture.

    Rather than doing it the normal/traditional way, I did microwave the vegetables instead of shallow frying, just to save some time. I dont think that affects too much the flavour and texture. You can see the recipe here:


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    1. Salmah MK 74 months ago | reply

      nice capture,looks delicious,well done!

    2. Innis 74 months ago | reply

      mmmm tasty

    3. _molly_ 74 months ago | reply

      Looks delicious! Which makes you a domestic god! :)

    4. formalfallacy @ Dublin (Victor) 74 months ago | reply

      hehe, thanks molly, but I am in no shape or form close to a domestic anything!


    5. Juan Ignacio Iglesias 74 months ago | reply

      C'mon Victor, we all know your six pack :P

    6. **Shutterbug Gal** 74 months ago | reply

      this looks delicious!!

    7. XiRicK 74 months ago | reply

      Hi, I'm an admin for a group called Tortilla de patatas, and we'd love to have your photo added to the group.

    8. Isaac E 74 months ago | reply

      Did we eat this???

    9. formalfallacy @ Dublin (Victor) 74 months ago | reply

      Yep, we had some of this in new Year! (it might be actually the same one...)


    10. M i r a n d a K [deleted] 73 months ago | reply

      mmm yummy!! :)

    11. filomeno2006 [deleted] 70 months ago | reply

      Rico, rico.....

    12. Sunshine1102 62 months ago | reply

      looks delicious!

    13. WESTerX 60 months ago | reply


    14. elephant43 51 months ago | reply

      I lived in Spain for five years and this is the actual recipe I was given for the "Spanish Tortilla" (without the carrots but there are many versions!).... but I never heard of a "French Omelette".... this is, I think but maybe not?, the National dish of Spain and it is the basic potato omellete.... and I know for sure no people I ever met in five years of living in Spain and traveling all over the country called it a "French Olmelette"!!!...

    15. feradz 34 months ago | reply

      I am now cooking one.

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