Record-Breaking Tortilla Attempt Turns into Big Embarrassment for Vitoria Reply

Tortilla record attempt

Tortillagate: Guinness World Records rejects three-tonne Spanish omelette, saying it failed to beat record set by Japan

It was meant to be a record-breaking take on one of Spain’s most typical dishes. But instead the three-tonne Spanish omelette cooked up in the Basque city of Vitoria this summer has sparked a political row, with city councillors arguing that its only function so far has been to brand the city as the “capital of ridiculousness”. In August, thousands gathered in one of the city’s most emblematic squares to watch chefs build the world’s largest tortilla de patatas, or Spanish omelette.

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Read more on The Guardian.com: Record-Breaking Tortilla Attempt Goes Sour

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