Owned by a Syrian baker called Jihad, Pastelería Salamat has the best selection of baklava I’ve found in Madrid – and some amazing Syrian flatbread too.
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.
Madrid’s multicultural neighbourhood, Lavapiés, is the best place to buy spices in Madrid, and incredibly also the whole of Spain.
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.