Jamon-what you need to know about the Spanish delicacy
Being on a par with such delicacies as caviar and truffles, Spanish jamon is considered a true gastronomic symbol of his country. The word jamón means simply "ham". But all…

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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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Traditional Spanish dishes that surprise foreign tourists
Whatever the purpose of the trip of foreign tourists to Spain, they will in any case get acquainted with the national Spanish cuisine, which has an infinite number of unique…

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What dishes to try in Spain (part 2)

Hamon (Hamon) What meat dishes should you try in Spain? First of all-the famous dry-cured ham ham. It is prepared from the hind legs of pigs, sprinkled with plenty of salt. After salting there is a drying process which in different areas and climatic conditions lasts from 6 to 36 months. The last stage of drying takes place in cellars with a special microclimate, hams ripen in limbo, acquiring a unique aroma and taste. The meat is cut very thin. Doing this professionally trained person – cortador – with a special knife and a stand for cutting (jamonera). If in a restaurant you see someone eating ham on a piece of bread, it means that this person is a foreigner. The Spaniards will never do so, so as not to lose the purity of taste. Jamon is traditionally served with olives and a glass of sherry. In Spain there is a special institution – jamoneria where you can eat different types of jamon. In stores the price for 1 kg starts from 20-30 €. Continue reading

Useful tips about Barcelona cafes and restaurants

Acquaintance with national cuisine and drinks is one of the most important components of any trip. Barcelona is doubly concerned, because the local cuisine is considered one of the best at least in Europe. But to fully enjoy visiting Barcelona restaurants, cafes and eateries, you need to know a few important nuances.

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1. Schedule
Life in the Mediterranean flows relaxed and unhurried, but at the same time has a clear schedule, in which each activity has its own time. If you are a resident of a metropolis like Moscow, accustomed to the fact that everything works 24 hours a day and 7 days a week, you will initially be hard. Having missed the meal hours formed for many centuries, you risk to remain without a lunch, or you will be compelled to have a snack with a sandwich. Continue reading

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 of the dish was given by the Spanish conquistadors. Ingredients Potatoes 3 PCs Onion 2 PCs Eggs 5 pieces Tomatoes 1 piece of Green peas 1 Cup olive Oil 3 tablespoons Spices Recipe potato tortillas / Depositphotos.com Preparation peel and thinly slice the potatoes. Sprinkle with salt. Peel the onion, cut it in half, chop. Cut tomatoes. Read also: Lazy chebureks in a frying pan Pour into the pan two tablespoons of olive oil, heat. Fry the potatoes over medium heat for five minutes, stirring. Add the chopped onion, mix, simmer under a lid over low heat. Continue reading

Ideas for lunch: Spanish gazpacho
Gazpacho is a Spanish soup originating in the Mediterranean cuisine. Despite the fact that this is the first dish that is eaten cold, in winter it does not hurt to…

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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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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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World cuisine: Spanish fried asparagus with jamon
Ingredients Olive oil 2 tbsp Ham 6 pieces Asparagus 12 stems Coarse sea salt ground black Pepper. 20 min 6 servings Cuisine: grilled asparagus with jamon in Spanish / depositphotos.com…

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