Galician Stew

Cocido Gallego

Preparation info
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Appears in
Floyd on Spain

By Keith Floyd

Published 1992

  • About

Virtually every garden, smallholding or farm in Galicia has a granary built of granite in which corn and potatoes can be stored for the winter. These curious little buildings, like emperors’ tombs on stilts, are protected from the forces of evil by a Christian cross at one end and a pagan Celtic phallic-like symbol at the other.

Well, what has all this to do with the price of fish, I hear you cry? Nothing, really, except it is intriguing that there is a Celtic gastronomic theme, too