Spanish wines: what to drink?
To begin with-a little statistics that will show us the complexity of the issue. So, Spain is the country with the largest number of vineyards on the planet. 15% of…

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Tapas or pintxos?
Anyone who has been to Spain, and even more traveled to the Basque Country, probably wondered this question. What is the difference between pintxos and tapas? And how did it…

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GASTRONOMIC THESAURUS (part 3)
Quirky habits and all sorts of oddities are the flip side of the traditional view of food, anchored in the content aspect of the units of the gastronomic thesaurus. One…

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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 – all these delicacies, soaked in sunlight, can be enjoyed everywhere in any restaurant on the beach. Spanish cuisine, despite its simplicity, is extremely diverse, as it has absorbed Roman and Moorish traditions, French and African elements, the traditional outline of Mediterranean cuisine and many elements imported from the New World. Read also: TOP 7 dishes of Spanish cuisine national cuisine of Spain is a completely abstract concept, because each region has its own special culinary tradition. We can only highlight the common points that are typical for the whole of Spain-an abundance of fresh vegetables, stewing meat and vegetables in wine, baking with sheep cheese and grilling, as well as the widespread use of sage greens, olives and grated walnuts. Continue reading

Spanish wine: choosing and drink properly
Did you know that Spain is one of the three world leaders in wine production along with France and Italy? Moreover, it is Spain that can be proud of the…

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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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SPANISH NATIONAL CUISINE: PASSION FOR FOOD (part 2)
Ajoblanco - another fellow gazpacho, only without the addition of tomatoes. The soup is seasoned with ground almonds, and instead of bread (which is part of the soup), the dish…

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Where to dine in Madrid for €2?
EL PARAISO DEL JAMON Where? Calle San Bernardo, 8 What to order? Ham sandwich It seems that this institution was preserved in the form in which it existed once in…

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