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Burgos Municipal Food Market
Fresh Foods in the Markets of Spain
Grocery shopping in Spain can be a different experience, especially if you skip the large supermarkets and go directly to the municipal markets. This gallery shows photos of both municipal market stalls, as well as some parts of a modern supermarket. In the market, you will see many small proprietors' stalls, each selling their individual specialty - meat, fresh fruit and vegetables, ham, cheese and sausage makers, bakeries and seafood. The modern... supermarket meat and seafood departments are patterned after the fresh markets.
The city of Burgos has a municipal food market in the city center that was recently renovated. Pictured here is the banner at the entrance as one is taken up the escalator. Although there are many supermarkets in the city, the municipal food market is still alive and well, attracting many shoppers who live in the downtown area.Continue to 2 of 14 below.
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Burgos Municipal Market
The market is built around a large glass dome and in the center, there are tables where customers can take a break and enjoy a snack or cup of coffee before continuing their shopping trip.Continue to 3 of 14 below.
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A Typical Vendor Stall
This is a typical vendor stall you might see in any Spanish market. Cured meats, sausages, hams, and cheese are available, as well as a variety of canned goods such as olives, capers, tuna, etc.Continue to 4 of 14 below.
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Fresh Meat at the Butcher Stall
The case of meat is fresh and the butcher is ready to cut as much as you'd like. Simply give him or her your order and it will be cut as you like - and trimmed of fat as well.Continue to 5 of 14 below.
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Large Cheese and Sausage Stall in Market
This vendor's stall is large and has a long display case with many varieties of cheeses and sausages.Continue to 6 of 14 below.
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Another View of Large Cheese and Sausage Stall in Market
Another view from the other end of the large cheese and sausage stall in the MarketContinue to 7 of 14 below.
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Morcillas, Chorizo and Sausage Vendor in Burgos Market
Another morcilla, chorizo and sausage vendor in the market in Burgos. It's impossible not to feel a little hungry! Every stall is neat and clean, too.Continue to 8 of 14 below.
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Hand-Made Spanish Bread - Pan Artesano
Hand-made Spanish bread, or pan artesano, is for sale at this bakery stall in Burgos. What a delicious selection of rustic bread - and all of it is fresh. Who needs more? Grab a "stick" and start eating.Continue to 9 of 14 below.
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Ham (Jamon) and Spanish Sausage Case in Market
A close up of cured meats. These ham and Spanish sausages are available in the markets.Continue to 10 of 14 below.
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Fresh Tuna (Bonito) in Grocery Market
Tuna is a very popular fish in Spain and is called "Bonito" in Spanish.Continue to 11 of 14 below.
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Fresh Anchovies, Trout and Other Fishes in Spanish Market
Fresh anchovies (boquerones), trout (trucha), salmon and other varieties of fish are available in a Spanish marketContinue to 12 of 14 below.
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Monkfish (Rape) in Spanish Market
Monkfish is one of the ugliest fish, but a popular and delicious fish.Continue to 13 of 14 below.
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Fresh Hake (Merluza) in Spain
Merluza, ("hake" in English) is a tasty and popular fish in Spain. It is also available in the US, although it can be expensive.Continue to 14 of 14 below.
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Vegetable Stall in Spanish Market
Fresh vegetables and fruit are for sale at a stall in the Spanish market.