We have already mentioned that to learn a language is very important to know and live the culture.
And the gastronomy of a region is a very important part of the culture. "Taste and smell" the typical products of a region and the main recipes, will come closer to you to the city and to the people.
Spanish cousine in very rich and variety. Besides Spanish people are very aware of that variety and we like explaining that we eat good and in a healthy way.
Odors and flavors are also part of a language and the common memory of a group of people.
To understand what a potato omelette is, it is not just the dictionary definition, for the Spanish is also the melancholy that remind him a smell, a flavour with his friends...
The common memory also gives meaning to the concepts.