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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Alcohol
The strongest of the traditional spirits of Spain are various types of aguardiente (Spanish aguardiente, literally - "burning water"), produced by distilling fermented fruit or vegetable raw materials. The most…

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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,…

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National Spanish cuisine

Each province has its own national Spanish dishes. The North Atlantic coast is famous for soups and sauces with a delicate taste.

In Cantabria famous dishes of shellfish, sardines and trout, also “rice in Santander” (arroz santanderino).

Asturias is known for a dish of white beans with sausage and ham, it is called “fabada” (fabada asturiana).

Spanish dish of Fabada (fabada)
Galician cuisine includes boiled octopus (Spanish: pulpo a feira), Merlin fish cooked in clay pots and pork legs with the addition of rutabaga leaves. Continue reading

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 true.

Let’s try to put the basic facts about Spanish cuisine in 10 points and dispel the most serious myths about the cooking of this country. Let’s get started!
Fact 1
Real Spanish cuisine is quite simple. No wonder! Modern cooking in Spain has absorbed the traditions of many centuries, and began its history as the kitchen of the peasants. Over time, the Spanish gastronomy was updated and diversified, which is why today there are so many variations of the classic national dishes of this country. Continue reading

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 also do not include, and only a few historians of cooking Express a fair surprise on this score. Well, the Spaniards don’t seem to care whether they are included or not, they know the taste of food, as they know the taste of life. Paella at the валенсийскиpixabay.com in addition, the Spanish cuisine has great regional diversity — it is one thing eating habits of the Basque country, the other kitchen of the Canary Islands. And often in the names of dishes can be found: “Aragonese”, “Asturian”, “Galician”, “Cordovan” and so on and so on. And it’s time for us to talk, what’s “Valencian”? Have a lot of their own characters. Young man interested in sports, just remember club Valencia, historians will remember the Kingdom of Valencia, but do they, except the emblem, anthem and street dance-pyramids (muixeranga), its symbol may be called a paella. Continue reading

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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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…

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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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Traditional Spanish food
The famous Spanish chef Pepe Rodriguez, awarded in 2011 the national award in the field of gastronomy, says that the Spaniards have become worse to eat at home ("se come…

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