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 are very fond of fresh vegetables and olive oil. Snacks and soups, a variety of sausages are very popular. And the main dishes – and does a different story! So, what should a tourist try in Spain? What is the main national food cooked from, when and with what? Tapas Traditional Spanish tapas dishes are served as an appetizer to wine or beer. We can say that this concept is dimensionless. Any light food falls under it: from chips, olives and nuts to pork kebab. But most often it’s still small sandwiches, and each institution they are special. Spaniards even like to have fun: for the evening to visit as many bars, drinking in each a glass of wine or beer and eating a specialty snack. The name “tapas “is translated into Russian as”cover”. Continue reading
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
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!
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