In northwest Spain in the province of Galacia, cockles in brine or berberechos, are a traditional favorite. One of the smallest mollusks, cockles are tiny yet plump, tender, flavorful, and surprisingly sweet! Hand-packed by the local women of Galacia, these delicious cockles are prepared straight from the sea with just a touch of salt in the classic Spanish method.
Because of the extraordinary sweetness of Spanish cockles, even those who normally aren’t partial to the taste of seafood love these sweet mollusks! Marvelous by themselves or as part of an elaborate meal, La Brujula’s cockles in brine are some of the best we’ve ever tasted!
La Brujula prides itself on serving only the best and freshest seafood. Preserving the briny taste of the ocean in every bite. Caught by hand, cleaned, and selected for size and quality, every can of La Brujulas cockles have been expertly processed. This attention to detail ensures that what you receive is always delicious, consistent, and of the highest quality. From the catch to the packing, special care is given to every step of the process.
There are many ways to prepare cockles, the simplest method being a squeeze of lemon juice right in the can. With nothing more than a touch of citrus they’re ready to be eaten, the perfect addition to your line up of tapas. Experiment with your seasonings, good olive oil, mustard, and pepper, are always a great place to start. There are so many ingredients and spices that enhance and accentuate the delicious and versatile taste of Spanish cockles, so don't be afraid to experiment! For something slightly more intricate, try adding cockles to your next paella, or eat them on their own, battered and fried in tempura, for a crunchy snack. However you decide to prepare them, we are positive you will love the results!