Iconic Tapas Dishes - Google Arts & Culture (2024)

A potato omelet served in a glass? The deconstructed potato omelet was invented by Ferran Adrià, Paco Roncero's mentor, and it broke the gastronomic mold in the late 1990s. At that time, a new avenue of exploration was opening up with a focus on transforming the texture, temperature, and appearance of traditional recipes, without changing their ingredients and flavor.

This "omelet" has 3 layers. The first is a base of onion confit, on top of which is runny egg yolk, and it is all topped with a potato foam and a generous dash of extra virgin olive oil.

Despite the fact that this dish was, at first, rather controversial, it has become one of his most imitated and adapted recipes.

Iconic Tapas Dishes - Google Arts & Culture (2024)
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