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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5 original Spanish sausages
Jamon is famous all over the world. Unfortunately, this can not be said about the Spanish sausages, the names of which are known to gourmets, but say little to most…

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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…

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Tapas or pintxos?

Anyone who has been to Spain, and even more traveled to the Basque Country, probably wondered this question. What is the difference between pintxos and tapas? And how did it happen that around the usual, it would seem, sandwiches there was a cult? Briefly and to the point explain the difference.

So, let’s start with simple. On the left in the photo – tapas. Right-pintxos.

Both are traditional Spanish appetizers. Tapas-name, widespread more-less across the country. Except one region. In the Basque Country, small mouth-watering snacks for wine or beer are called “pintxos” and claim that this is a different story. 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 1)
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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…

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Traditional Spanish dishes that surprise foreign tourists
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