Saveur: Briny Bites—Galician Seafood Fresh From the Tin

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By Sofia Perez

[Published by Saveur, May 2009]

The idea of preparing an appetizer just by opening a can might sound hopelessly 1950s to many Americans (Spam, anyone?), but in Spain the practice remains as common as arguing about politics. There, some of the finest seafood is often served right from the tin. The best of this seafood comes from the northwestern region of Galicia, where the catch that emerges from the area’s cold, turbulent waters has been prized…

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