Christmas is a time of illusion, rest, magic, gifts... and good food. It is a period of the year in which gastronomy is the perfect excuse to get together with family and friends and in which we indulge in the occasional culinary whim. In addition, it enjoys its own gastronomic culture with typical dishes and sweets. And so that our table does not lack detail, we propose some ideas with which you will be the best host these holidays, prepare to salivate!
La Chinata offers a selection of top quality acorn-fed Ibéricos from Iberian breed pigs raised and fed exclusively with acorns and natural herbs from the Dehesa Extremadura.
We are talking about Acorn-fed Iberian Ham, Acorn-fed Iberian Salchichón, Acorn-fed Iberian Presa and Acorn-fed Iberian Chorizo. These pigs boast of being bred under free grazing regimes in the large tracts of land in the Dehesa Extremadura and are fed with acorns from the montanera season.
La Dehesa Extremadura produces a large quantity of high-quality acorns and, thanks to its large tracts of land, allows the pigs to move freely and eat exceptionally well in a perfect climate for their development. In addition, they are presented in a container ready to plate and share this Christmas.
We have a wide variety of Patés La Chinata to enjoy the best flavors of the sea as well as meat and Cheese Creams that, accompanied by our You scold La Chinata They are a perfect snack to open your mouth this Christmas.
Sweets are a Christmas classic that cannot be missing at home and it is also the time to enjoy some very typical ones exclusive to these dates such as Nougat, Polvorones, Mantecados... We show you a selection of the most exclusive typical Christmas sweets from La Chinata :
Chocolate and EVOO nougat
He Praliné Chocolate Nougat with Extra Virgin Olive Oil. It is born from the fusion of a fine almond praline of the Marcona variety, which is only grown in Spain, together with a high-quality pure dark chocolate.
It is made by hand with an ancestral recipe that offers an intense flavor due to its almond content, with a touch of Extra Virgin Olive Oil, cinnamon and natural lemon zest, combined with the aroma of the best chocolate to enjoy this Christmas.
In addition, it boasts of being manufactured free of added preservatives, colorings and additives. And it is also gluten free.
The Nougat Cream offers the most authentic and traditional flavor of the best nougat with almonds to spread. A different way to enjoy Nougat and it is also ideal for pastry recipes this Christmas.
The Mantecados La Chinata They are made with our best Extra Virgin Olive Oil and boast an artisan production with the sum of top quality ingredients for this Christmas.
They have an oval shape and are coated with sugar. They are made with the traditional recipe of flour, cinnamon, sugar, almonds, sesame seeds and we have added EVOO from our own harvest instead of lard.
They are made in the traditional way with the classic recipe that has our best EVOO combined with flour, cinnamon, sugar, almonds and sesame seeds. Also, like the mantecados, they are not made with lard but with EVOO.
It is a sweet that melts easily in the mouth and is covered in powdered sugar. Delicious!
For your fish dishes, accompany them with the White Wine La Chinata, is a semi-sweet needle from the vineyards located in the Tierra de Barros area, the most outstanding in Extremadura thanks to its fertile and clayey soils, with vineyards between 10 and 40 years old.
For the meat, choose the Red Wine La Chinata Barrel Selection, a Tempranillo also from the Tierra de Barros area.
And if you're more into beer, try our Craft Beer Flavored with Olives. It is unpasteurized and unfiltered and falls within the Ale category, that is, high fermentation. It combines barley and olive and is made in a healthy and natural way.
And to toast, the Cava La Chinata, a high-quality semi-dry sparkling wine from the only municipality of Extremadura with the Designation of Origin of Cava, Almendralejo, where it is produced by the traditional method and aged for 14 months. It is made with the Macabeo grape variety, which provides sweetness and perfume, as well as the Parellada variety, which stands out for its finesse, freshness and aroma.
Recipes to lick your fingers!
We leave you some of our recipes with which you will surprise your diners and that you will find in our La Chinata Blog. Bon appetit and Merry Christmas!