Why food is not the most important thing in a Spanish lunch
The Spanish word sobremesa has no correspondences in other languages, although the idea here is quite simple. This is the time you enjoy sitting at the table with friends or…

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What is paella paella at home?
Spanish cuisine (as opposed to Italian, French, as well as Chinese and Thai cuisine) does not belong to the "great cuisines of the world". That absolutely says nothing: Russian won…

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Mussels. How are they prepared in Spain?
"Revealed-throw away. Unopened-throw away, " - I say in a hurry to a friend. "Throw everything away? she wonders. No, you need to cooking to throw out already opened. After…

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Tapas-special food

Tapas are different small, but very hearty dishes that are suitable for a quick snack, and for snacks during lunch or a party with friends in the bar or at home. Tapas is made from everything: vegetables, cheese, fish, bread, meat and so on. The main thing is that the snacks were of such a size that they could immediately fit in your mouth.

The history of the emergence
In Spanish cuisine tapas did not appear immediately. Residents of Spain like to tell legends about the appearance of this dish. For example, wine and cheese or corned beef peasants during operation of the supported force, or that once a certain innkeeper got a bad batch of wine, and he decided to hide the taste of it, submitting to it the free cheese and sausage. Options many, but the most popular and the most plausible among them two. Continue reading

What dishes to try in Spain (part 1)
Traditional Spanish cuisine is a curious mixture of Christian, Arab, Jewish culinary traditions. Most often used in cooking meat and seafood: oysters, shrimp, mussels. As in Greece and Italy, there…

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10 facts about Spanish cuisine
Spanish cuisine is one of the most popular in the world. Much is known about it, while much of the information available to non — professionals in gastronomy is not…

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GASTRONOMIC THESAURUS (part 1)
The trivial thesis held by the British is that we " eat to live, not live to eat." At the same time, as K. Fox observes, the enjoyment and admiration…

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Spanish cuisine: Traditions and peculiarities
The cuisine of modern Spain is not much different from the old, native, simple and delicious peasant. Fresh herbs, goat cheese, farm bread, olives, fish dishes, cider and sangria wine…

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