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A Spanish tortilla is a type of omelette made with eggs and potatoes, popular in Spain and many Latin American countries. It is sometimes called a tortilla de patatas or a potato omelette. The tortilla is a very versatile dish and can be served hot or cold, as a main course or a side dish.
The origins of the Spanish tortilla are unclear, but it is thought to date back to the 18th century. The first recorded recipe for a tortilla de patatas was in a Spanish cookbook from 1758. The dish became popular in the 19th century, when potatoes were introduced to Spain from South America.
Spanish tortillas are usually made with just eggs and potatoes, but sometimes other ingredients are added, such as onion, cheese, ham, or chorizo. The tortilla is cooked in a frying pan, and is often served with a salad or some bread.
Making a Spanish tortilla can be a tricky process, but with some practice and patience, you can make a delicious tortilla. Start by heating some oil in a large skillet over medium-high heat and adding diced potatoes to the pan. Cook the potatoes until they are golden brown and tender, stirring occasionally. Once they are done, remove the potatoes from the pan and set them aside. To make the egg mixture, beat eggs in a bowl with a pinch of salt. Add the potatoes to the egg mixture and stir to combine. Heat a small amount of oil in the same skillet and pour in the egg mixture. Reduce the heat to medium and cook until the bottom of the tortilla is golden brown. Then carefully flip the tortilla using a spatula and cook until the other side is golden brown as well. Serve the tortilla warm and enjoy!
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