Note Fideos (a type of Spanish noodle) are short lengths of thin, round pasta. They're available from select Spanish delicatessens; if they're unavailable, use spaghettini broken into roughly 5cm lengths.
"This is a true Spanish Christmas classic," says Camorra. "It's a very humble soup: usually a chicken broth with diced pieces of egg, jamón and a little bit of pasta, like a short angelhair, and it's finished off with a picada of egg and mint."
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