What is a pintxo?
Pintxo or brochettes
Understood as a “pintxo” or “brochette”, in terms of its balanced combination of flavour and aesthetics with several titbits of food, that either on a slice of bread, or on a brochette or some other presentation can be sampled in two or three mouthfuls. It is normally picked up with your fingers. The brochette is a more traditional concept.
A dish containing a sophisticated recipe (sauce, presentation, etc.), and that is eaten with a knife and fork. This preparation needs to be served up straight away.