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A Guide to Food in Spain

A Guide to Food in Spain

Food cultures, Food Europe
The Spaniards have a very proud food tradition. For most tourists, Spanish food is often associated with tapas, paella, and drink sangria. Sangria has basically become the national drink in addition to the very important meal wine then - of which Riojan is among the best. The famous Sherry (Jerez) from Andalusia is also a typical Spanish drink. In Spain, there are plenty of fresh and fresh ingredients that you can add to your cooking and that really characterize Spanish cuisine. Here you do not need to cook long sauces or sauces to spice up the raw materials, but you use the already amazing tasting experiences that are found directly in the raw materials. If you want to experience a really good Spanish meal, you should find a traditional local restaurant. In the holiday resorts, ...
Spanish Cuisine – A Guide to Spanish Food

Spanish Cuisine – A Guide to Spanish Food

Food cultures, Food Europe
Spanish cuisine has a strong influence on various regional cuisines and history has helped to shape the culture's food traditions. Many food lovers believe that Spanish food is uncomplicated and down to earth. Ingredients can be found with ease when grown locally. In the history of traditional Spanish cuisine, cooking has varied from region to region due to the geography of Spain. Spain has mountain ranges that cross the country. Bergen forms a natural boundary that has made communication and transport difficult in the country until the latter part of the 20th century. Many Spanish dishes have not changed, in terms of how they are cooked and the ingredients used. The Arabs have contributed immensely to the Spanish art of cooking. Americans and Europeans have also influenced Spani...
French cuisine – a Guide to French Food

French cuisine – a Guide to French Food

Food cultures, Food Europe
French cuisine may seem sophisticated but is all about combining flavors, mastering basic techniques, and enjoying every bite. French cuisine has long been known as basic for most kitchens in the western world. If you look at the history of other European food cultures there are always influences of French cuisine. The French cooking techniques have been developed to perfection and therefore many aspiring chefs find the French cuisine daunting. But when the cooking techniques have been mastered, a special elegance and feeling are always seen by the chefs. The food cooked in France depends mainly on the region. French cuisine is dependent on and varies with local produce, such as apples, berries, haricot verses, leeks, and mushrooms. Bird, beef, lamb, and veal are readily availabl...
German Cuisine – A Guide to German Food

German Cuisine – A Guide to German Food

Food cultures, Food Europe
German food German cuisine consists of a variety of different dishes and ingredients and has a diverse food tradition. In Germany there are many different food traditions, several of the German regions have their own tradition when it comes to food. However, there are of course many similarities and German cuisine is usually based on meat, and then it is meat such as pork, beef, and chicken. There is a large selection of sausages in Germany, including Bratwurst which is usually seasoned with garlic, nutmeg, cloves, cumin and in some cases marjoram. There is also a special kind of Bratwurst and that is Currywurst. This sausage is in most cases served with tomato sauce, ketchup or curry sauce, and curry powder, as well as bread or alternatively with french fries. Other common in...