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Old 21st June 2007, 06:31 PM   #1
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Cuendo nino comi gorriones en Espana, en un meson, quisiera saber si todavia sirven este plato por alla....
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Que son las gorriones?
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Old 30th June 2007, 11:24 PM   #3
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Sparrows.
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Old 30th June 2007, 11:34 PM   #4
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When I was in Italy I remember seeing them pickled in sweet jars on the counters of bars. You would also see hunters with a bunch of sparrows and other small birds tied to their belt.
Hardly seemed worth the effort! I've not come across them in Spain but think I read somewhere that it is still common to net small birds in parts of NW Spain.
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Old 3rd July 2007, 12:50 PM   #6
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Hardly seemed worth the effort! I've not come across them in Spain but think I read somewhere that it is still common to net small birds in parts of NW Spain.
Would any of them be blonde?
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Old 3rd July 2007, 01:37 PM   #7
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Would any of them be blonde?
Not naturally I guess
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Old 3rd July 2007, 03:55 PM   #8
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The meat is very soft but dry if you get the rigth cook you problably will get a good dish out of them, but I always got 6 or 8 in a dish. Very exotic if you ask me... I liked them...

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Old 10th July 2007, 04:48 PM   #9
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I've never seen gorriones in the menu of any restaurant, however you can find other little birds like pintadas or not that small as faisanes.


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Old 7th August 2008, 12:21 PM   #10
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Cuendo nino comi gorriones en Espana, en un meson, quisiera saber si todavia sirven este plato por alla....
Creo que ahora están prohibidos en mesones y restaurantes para evitar la caza indiscriminada de pájaros.
No confundir gorrión = sparrow con gorrón = scrounger.
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or not that small as faisanes.
Pheasants taste a bit like guineafowl, I believe. I have eaten guineafowl once and its meat was very lean, but also rather dry. I imagine sparrows are just a bag of bones... IMO, people should leave migratory songbirds alone, anyway.
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Old 25th May 2009, 07:15 PM   #12
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Sólo probé gorrion en Castuera, un pueblecito en Badajoz pero su caza fue una regresión a o continuación a lo que hacían durante la guerra civil cuando cazaban todo lo comestible para sobrevivir. En el mismo restaurante comí lagarto también que sabía un poco a pollo.
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Lagarto, ¿eh? Yo he comido crestas de gallo en Vitigudino, Salamanca.
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Old 25th May 2009, 11:09 PM   #14
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¿Sabéis cuál es el plato que más me gusta a mí pero que a mucha gente británica le da mucho asco? Pués una tapita riquísima de... ¡callos! claro con pan fresco
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Old 27th May 2009, 01:06 AM   #15
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Y a la no británica. Yo no los puedo ni ver, por mucho que la salsita normalmente esté buenísima.
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Old 16th August 2009, 01:51 PM   #16
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A mi tampoco es que me entusiasmen, en eso no he salido a mi padre , pues a él le encantan
Aunque lo cierto es que los últimos platos que habéis nombrado: "lagarto y crestas de gallo" tampoco es que me parezcan muy suculentos
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Cuendo nino comi gorriones en Espana, en un meson, quisiera saber si todavia sirven este plato por alla....
Soy de España, 36 años y es la primera vez en toda mi vida que oigo esto, que en España se comen gorriones. puede ser que lo hagan en pueblecitos de campo muy retirados, y de forma excepcional preservando viejas costumbres donde la gente tenía que comer cualquier cosa, pero quiero preguntarte algo ¿no te confundiste? en España se cazan unos pequeños muy pequeños llamados codornices, igual creiste que eran gorriones.
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Old 30th October 2009, 09:06 AM   #18
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Sólo probé gorrion en Castuera, un pueblecito en Badajoz pero su caza fue una regresión a o continuación a lo que hacían durante la guerra civil cuando cazaban todo lo comestible para sobrevivir. En el mismo restaurante comí lagarto también que sabía un poco a pollo.
Donde se comen esos platos tan raros es lo que yo digo, en pueblecitos perdidos de la "España profunda", en la gran mayoria de España no se come eso.
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