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 peor en casa que hace 35 años”). He referred to the results of surveys and studies, which show that put the inhabitants of the Peninsula in the carts in supermarkets. Spaniards usually buy food for a week. So, in the carts became less fruits and vegetables, but much more frozen foods and semi-finished products. Even Pepe sighs that “grandmother’s” recipes in the kitchens of Spanish families are less common, the traditions of Spanish cuisine are forgotten by the younger generation. It becomes interesting, what is the homemade food of the Spaniards?
Breakfast (el desayuno-El desayuno)
Breakfast Spaniards mostly at home. Someone lacking a pair of toast (tostadas – tostadas) with a Cup of coffee (café solo café solo – black coffee café con leche café sleep Leche – coffee with milk). Continue reading
Fish occupies a worthy place in Spanish cuisine. From cheap and simple to expensive and rare. This is primarily due to the geographical state of the country — solid coast on almost all sides. The profession of fisherman has always been respected. Fish auction at Vigo Ispunjavati: ru.wikipedia.org in addition, the fish has always been a support in difficult times, for example, in the post. This was especially true of dried cod, which is rooted in the memory, consciousness and subconscious of the Spaniards forever. There is a famous dish bacalao al pil-pil-Bakalao pil-pil, it is from the Basque national cuisine (“pil-pil” – this is probably an imitation of the sound of Sizzling oil). The cod is soaked for up to 36 hours, then boiled, then fried in oil, in which the onion and garlic were fried before. It is clear that the fish dish appeared clearly not from a good life. And such bacalao in different regions full of the. In principle, the fish saved even in the most difficult time. Continue reading