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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Where to dine in Barcelona for € 2?
BOCATAS DE SULTAN Where? Calle Joaquim Costa, 56 Joaquim Costa street is a gold mine for the hunter of cheap food. In Bocatas de Sultán prepare the legendary potatoes for…

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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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Try Spain for a taste!

Let us close our eyes and be transported to the distant, shrouded in the sun and sea breeze of Spain, in its southern province of Andalusia, the city of Seville, where the annual April fair takes place. By the way, initially it was just an agricultural exhibition. And only over time it has grown into a real city holiday that brings together locals and gathers crowds of curious tourists from around the world. For seven whole days the city is reincarnated. On the streets walk girls in traditional Spanish costumes, instead of a taxi you ride on horse-drawn carriages, and the air is saturated with appetizing and alluring aromas of delicious food. And this is not without reason, because in the city center hospitable Spaniards set up tents, which are full of delicious traditional dishes, delicacies and, of course, drinks, in a word – restaurants of Spanish cuisine in the open air. But the entrance to such a tent is forbidden to tourists. You can create a festive atmosphere by eating Spanish dishes. About them and talk.

Spanish cuisine, what is it and where to try it ?

Business card of Spain-jamon Iberico and jamon Serrano, not just food, it is its symbol! The dish is a dried and salted in natural conditions pig’s leg. Jamon Iberico is an exquisite and spicy meat of black pigs. Animals grow in special conditions – on open oak pastures, because pigs this breed must eat mostly acorns. But jamon Serrano, no less delicious meat of white pigs, it turns out bole sinewy and hearty, as the pastures are in the highlands. Literally, “Serrano” means ” mountain.” The diet of animals is significantly different and affect the taste of jamon. And immediately wanted to visit a restaurant of Spanish cuisine in Kiev, at least for a few hours to relax and be a real gourmet. And how many interesting and tasty things are ahead!

To feel the full flavor of Spanish cuisine, you need to taste Spanish paella. This is a delicious rice dish with rabbit or chicken meat, chorizo sausage or seafood, vegetables and, of course, a fragrant bouquet of spices. We need to open a little secret-the dish is prepared in each region in different ways. Each hostess tries to make paella special, something to dilute its taste. That is why in Spanish restaurants dish may be slightly different ingredients.

For those who want to relax with a glass of wine or beer with friends, be sure to serve tapas. It’s hors d’oeuvres. It can be quite light and unobtrusive – in the form of olives or anchovies, and can be quite an independent dish of small size. Its main property-it is in harmony with the taste of the drink, does not interrupt it.

And of course, what is Spain without a wine list? Fortified and dessert, table and vintage wines-real gourmets and simple lovers will definitely find a drink to their liking. And do not forget about the real Spanish sangria – a cocktail of wine and fruit with intoxicating rum.

If you still think that you can treat yourself to these gastronomic masterpieces only in Spain, you are mistaken. Restaurant with Spanish cuisine is now in Kiev! “Figaro” has prepared for You a delicious authentic Spanish menu, so you can diversify your diet and enjoy dishes prepared according to the original recipe.

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