These €1 street-style samosas are the most authentic item of Indian food I’ve found in Madrid so far. In fact, they’re just like what you can find in India.
A rundown of my top-three Latin American stores in the city centre and what you can find inside.
There’s a new addition to Madrid’s well-established Middle Eastern corner. Fun Falafel is a simple no-frills eatery owned by a lovely couple from Lebanon and Morocco, and it’s open 24 hours a day.
The dust may have settled in Ajenjo Café but, with nearly 40 years under its belt, the place has developed a ghostly charm that fills your head with visions of its heyday.
The tinned food craze is sweeping the hipster capitals of the world but Spain has long been aware of the treasure inside these little tins.
Madrid’s multicultural neighbourhood, Lavapiés, is the best place to buy spices in Madrid, and incredibly also the whole of Spain.
Every Saturday, all of the seafood stalls group together and transform the mercado’s aisles into electric avenues of seafood bars.
Leyali is the first and only Iraqi restaurant in Madrid. To make it even more of a discovery, it’s actually disguised as a Turkish restaurant.
In the colourful chaos of multicultural Lavapiés lies a traditional Madrid institution with the best seafood in the barrio.