Traditional Recipes San Sebastain (Part 2)

 In Gastronomy

Back to the kitchen with our blog. Today we complete a chapter about traditional Basque Recipes (if possible to do this in the case of Donostia) that we opened 2 months ago. In our article you’ll find more recipes and restaurants to enjoy during your stay at our hotel in San Sebastian.

Within the SEAFOOD section one of the typical dishes is the “Zurrukutuna”

The Zurrukutuna consists of 400 grs. cod , 250 grs. green pepper , 8 chorizo peppers , 4 cloves of garlic, 200 grams . of toast , 4 eggs, broth and parsley.

The Zurrukutuna is cod that has been soaked previously had the day before.

Poco antes de terminar se añaden los huevos sin batir para que se hagan sobre la masa. Sobre los huevos se espolvorea una pizca de perejil picado y se deja sobre el fuego hasta que se hagan los huevos.

Where to find this dish? In Kokotxa restaurant located on Campanario Street, 11 San Sebastian . Check the website for more information about the menus: . You can find this dish for 31 €.

Another top Basque dish is Pil Pil Bacalao

How do I prepare it? A video is perfect for explaining the “how to”. Among the many we have chosen a recipe by Fernando Canales

Obviously, you can find it in Fernando Canales’s restaurant: Etxanobe in Bilbao. Where to find it in San Sebastian? The one we serve in our restaurant (Brasserie Mari Galant) is fantastic…

Kokotxas Bacalo al Pil Pil our Brasserie

Dessert we finally suggest is the typical “Goxua”

The recipe is as follows :

Ingredients: Sponge Iron, Whipped Cream , Pastry Cream , Syrup , Sugar and Cinnamon

Preparation: We soak the cake syrup. Cut the cake in a span of five albums in diameter. To prepare rations goxua cake put the discs on a button cover cream and custard, on which sprinkle sugar and cinnamon. Then we burn the surface to the base of a pan heated on the fire, so that the remaining cake candy coated.

Where to find this dish? The exquisite Restaurant Pollitena, at San Jerónimo kalea , 3. Here the website :

As you can see the Basque cuisine offers plenty of dishes. Always remember to ask for the prices as each restaurant has its style and level. Enjoy your stay in San Sebastian and enjoy your meal!

I hope you enjoy an unforgettable stay at the Hotel de Londres y de Inglaterra.

Do not hesitate to contact our staff if you require any information.

Best Regards,

Elena Estomba Garín
Assistant General Manager at Hotel de Londres y de Inglaterra

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