Flamenca eggs

Pair with Oloroso

Olorosos have a lot of body and structure, they are delicious and powerful, as they contain more than 18% vol. of alcohol. Therefore, it is necessary to pair it with succulent dishes like these flamenca eggs where the explosion of flavors will be idyllic. salt to taste

Ingredients

6  
eggs
300 gr 
peas
red peppers
300 gr 
potatoes
onion
garlic cloves
60 gr 
serrano ham
50 gr 
chorizo
1/2 kg 
crushed natural tomato
sweet paprika 
to taste
spicy paprika 
to taste
Extra virgin 
olive oil
salt 
to taste

Directions

In a pan, fry the potatoes already cut into dices. When the potatoes are clear, remove and put aside. Take a part of the oil and then in the same pan, fry the garlic and the onion, chopped into thin pieces adding sweet and spicy paprika to taste. Add tomato and sauté it for 5 minutes. Add the peas and cook for another 5 minutes over low heat, stirring occasionally. Then, pour the finely chopped red peppers and the fried potatoes into the pan, mix well and cook for another 10 minutes, again stirring occasionally.  Add salt to taste. Divide the mixture into 6 individual clay casseroles. Crack an egg on top of each one and top with a slice of jamon on one side and chorizo on the other side.  Put in the oven for about 5 minutes until the eggs are set.

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Pairing Oloroso with food

The ideal temperature at which to serve an Oloroso is at between 12 and 14ºC. 

This is the most suitable wine to accompany red meat and game. It combines perfectly with meat stews and casseroles; especially gelatinous meat such as bull's tail or cheeks. The perfect match for wild mushrooms and well cured cheeses.

Oloroso fast facts

Slightly Chilled in a White Wine Glass

Serve it between 12° and 14° C in a white wine glass.

Smooth and Persistent

Ideal accompaniment for prolonging the sensation of intense flavours.

Ideal to Drink Glass by Glass

Its composition allows it to be stored in open bottles for months.

Analytic data

  • Alcoholic content between 17 and 22% vol.
  • Sugar < 5 gr. / litre
  • Total Acidity (tartaric) 4 - 6 gr. / litre
  • Volatile Acidity (acetic) < 0,8 gr. / litre
  • High in Gylcerine Content 8 - 10 gr. / litre
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