Spanish Hello: prepare potato tortilla
In Spanish tortilla – "little cake", which is prepared from corn or wheat flour in Central America. The local population baked them for a long time, but the modern name…

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Crossing desserts
If you are on a diet or hungry, but can not eat right now, immediately close this text, because it will be about desserts. They eat scones in England The…

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Sweet life
Chocolate production in different countries overgrown with their traditions and legends. This is an occasion not just to show up for a tasting, but to turn a visit to the…

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pintxos

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 happen that around the usual, it would seem, sandwiches there was a cult? Briefly and to the point explain the difference.

So, let’s start with simple. On the left in the photo – tapas. Right-pintxos.

Both are traditional Spanish appetizers. Tapas-name, widespread more-less across the country. Except one region. In the Basque Country, small mouth-watering snacks for wine or beer are called “pintxos” and claim that this is a different story. Continue reading

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