Claudia Bassols, the Spanish actress who joined Mario Batali and Gwyneth Paltrow on their road trip, has a love for pork that rivals Batali's own. In Andalucía, she was particularly fond of the flamenquines, decadent fried pork cutlets wrapped around jamón (ham).More Pork Recipes
The breaded pork rolls can be refrigerated overnight. Let return to room temperature before frying.
French fries or another kind of fried potatoes.
These delicious fried pork rolls are possibly the ultimate snack food. There's no reason to pour a serious, brooding wine with them—instead, choose a generously fruity red, such as those produced from the up-and-coming regions in southeastern Spain. Jumilla, Yecla, and Alicante all produce wines made from the lush, spicy Monastrell grape (also known as Mourvèdre).