The gastronomy unites peoples. Well, in Spanish, and more particularly in the Andalusian, we continue to savor the products and mixtures of ingredients that one day came with the peoples that conquered us. Undoubtedly, the eight centuries of Muslim domination left us the most extensive legacy in this sense and today we can say that the current Andalusian cuisine is not understood without the products or recipes provided by this Islamic heritage.
And, of course, in El Rinconcillo we are great practitioners of this culinary heritage that, in many cases, has been deriving in other dishes that are already related (though not very distant) to the original ones. It is like that, we eat pure history and it is pleasant to think that the stomach does not understand cultural prejudices.
This has been demonstrated over the centuries and we still see it today through the number of foreign tourists who, leaning on the bar, in the barrels or sitting at the tables, surprise their palate (for good) with mixtures as unusual for them as spinach with chickpeas.
In El Rinconcillo we like to show off this hodgepodge and our menu brings together dishes from both cuisines, Andalusian and Mozarabic, along with another series of recipes of vegetables, fish, meats, etc. that have also been brought to the present from recipe books of our ancestors.
We could also say that this miscellany is also reflected in our decoration, which, far from being the result of a thorough interior design work, is nothing but the fruit of more than three centuries of establishment activity. In short, diversity and authenticity in every way…