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Spanish food in the US.

At Carmen and Lola we love our country, Spain. We love our food, our culture, our History, our people. And we are proud about it. We want to share with you through food our passion, our feelings, our ideas. We want to show the US what a great country we have, we want you to know everything, beginning with food and continuing with wine, nature, traditions. Come with us and we are pretty sure you'll fall in love with our country as we do. At Carmen and Lola we are  importers and distributors of Spanish food in the US since 2011. Based in Miami we serve thousands of restaurants, hotels and supermarkets in the South Florida area but we also ship daily hundreds of orders throughout the country to homes and professionals. From cheeses, to hams and cured meats, chorizo, seafood, vegetables, sweets, beverages and much more. Just tell us what you are looking for and we’ll probably have it. Come with us and enjoy the ride. We promise you'll love it. Bienvenido.  
  • Best Spanish sweets for Holidays: how to choose them

    Spanish sweets are a culinary tradition that comes from the Arabs.

    Turron settled down in the country around XV century. It makes Holiday Season the sweetest moment of the year in Spain, but marzipan and polvorones also have something to do with that. If you are not familiar to them, read these brief tips and learn how to choose the best Spanish sweets for your table.

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  • Paella: the art of mastering rice

    Spanish Paella, something more than food for tourists

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  • The Spanish Mediterranean diet

    Have you heard about the Mediterranean diet before? We don’t blame you if your mind probably goes to pizza and pasta from Italy, or hummus and pita from Greece. These dishes don’t exactly fit into any healthy dietary plans advertised as “Mediterranean.” A true Mediterranean diet consists mainly of fruits and vegetables, seafood, olive oil, hearty grains, and other foods  Continue reading

  • Carmen and Lola is now Idea Gourmet Foods

    5 years after landing in the U.S, Carmen and Lola is coming up with a brilliant new Idea. We are now the Spanish brand of IGF, Idea Gourmet Foods. And we are really happy! We love these Venezuelan guys. But, wait...  Who are they? Let's make the official introduction!

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  • Our selection of best latin food blogs

    First of all, Spanish and Latin food are not the same. They can interact and influence each other, but their basis are totally different. Yes, Spanish food comes from Spain, all the way accross the pond and to make it simple, I would say that its soul is in the quality of the ingredients, garlic and olive oil. On the other hand, Latin food is something more complex. Those salsas and spices are not part of the culinary tradition of Spain. It's an ambitious vast concept to put together all the delicious cuisines from Central and South America. From Cuba to Mexico, from Peru to Argentina, Colombia, Chile... Different styles, but all amazing. Great thing about globalization? They coexist and they play together and we, foodies, love that. So why don't you start with our selection of best latin food blogs?

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