Did you know croquettes ranks the third most requested tapa in Spanish bars? Yes, it is; only behind the Spanish omelette and bravas, according to the National Tapa Study prepared by Saborea Spain, but behind hides a wide variety of stories and anecdotes that we are going to reveal A dish widely consumed by the Spanish, but not of Spanish origin Both the recipe and the original name of this product, "croquette", that means crunchy, are originally from France. They were an invention of the chef Marie-Antoine Carême to impress Grand Duke Nicolas of Russia and he decided to cover a plate of béchamel with breadcrumbs. He called it "Croquettes a la Royale" , Royal Croquettes. These recipes are far from what we know today as croquettes and they arrived in Spain some time later.
- Creamy bechamel croquettes breaded with panko (japanese bread crumbs).
- Frozen product suitable for frying in pan or deep fryer.
- Shape: Rounded with an irregular touch.
- Colour: Cream colour filling with bits of the main ingredient in the inside and breaded in the outside.
- Aroma: Characteristic depending on the main ingredient.
- Texture: Creamy in the inside and crunchy in the outside.
Croquette Packaging Information:
- Minimum purchase quantity: 1 box containing 3 packs of 2 kg each one. Total weignt 6k. (Aplicable only for Spain).
- Each pack, depending on the size of the croquettes, contains:
- Croquettes size 25gr: 80 units.