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Is that all? Certainly not. In the Mediterranean area, there is no good meal without its complements: wine, olive oil,‘tapas’, and so on. All this can also be found at officialspainguide.com, as well as the best cookbooks and kitchenware, in order to provide you with a unique experience in the mediterranean diet.
Gazpacho recipes Gazpacho is a cold vegetable soup, often defined as a liquid salad, most indicated for the hottest days of summer. Check our selection of recipes and find out how spaniards fight the summer heat!
Spanish tapas - easy recipes The best recipes for spanish tapas (small plates). In the mediterranean diet it is typical to begin the food with succulent starters to open up the appetite.
Spanish Vegetable Recipes Cardoons, swiss chard, eggplants, zucchini, asparagus, and other vegetables, whether cooked alone or as part of a more elaborate presentation, are typically served as a first course in Spain, rather than as an accompaniment to a main course.
Spanish Dessert Recipes Spanish Dessert recipes are as varied as the regions that conform Spain, there is always one desert for every occasion and region.
Madrid Recipes: a culinary delight from the capital of Spain Historically speaking, Madrid has always had a magnetic effect on the remaining Spanish regions. Madrid accepts all types of influences from all types of cooking. It does have its own dishes which, although they did not originate in this area, have become "madrileño" over time.
Galicia Recipes: Land and Sea Its cuisine is one of the main tourist attractions of Galicia: the exquisite delicacies of this region are based on the high quality and variety of the local products used in the preparation of dishes. Country, farm and sea products are unique in their characteristics and quality. Furthermore, it cannot be forgotten that one of the main pillars of Galician cooking is the professionalism of its experts. Galician chefs are found world-wide.
Extremadura Recipes: a cuisine from a land of contrasts The Extremaduran countryside never ceases to amaze the visitor, with its dry plains, luxuriant pastures, mountains, marshes, meadows and fields.... In each area there are different products, the crops and livestock influencing the local dishes.
Asturias: a natural and culinary paradise Without a doubt, Asturias is a magnificent natural sea, mountain and country paradise with a very diverse environment. Protected on one side by the Bay of Biscay and on the other by the Picos de Europa mountain range, this region has always been isolated and protected from possible invasions and therefore has many deep-routed traditions and rituals.
Cantabria, Sea and Mountains The Region of Cantabria is very rich in history, art and natural areas: the sea, valleys with mild and warm micro-climates, fertile pastures... the varied cuisine cleverly combines the products from the sea with those from the pastures and market gardens.
The Mediterranean diet The Mediterranean diet constitutes a great example of the evolution of nutritional habits in countries such as ours. Until not long ago, the dietary traditions of the European countries on the Mediterranean coast were not exactly prestigious.
Jamon Serrano - The Basics There is nothing more Spanish than jamón serrano. This country ham is a national treasure shared in Spain by all walks of life. Cured for at least a year, it has a much deeper flavor firmer texture than its closest relateive, Italian prosciutto. Serve as a 'Tapa' with cheese and olives, or in your favorite Spanish recipe.
Spanish Christmas Sweets Spain's gastronomic wealth comes to its pinnacle at Christmas time. It is a time for parties and celebrations, and also for big meals with, of course, typical Christmas sweets.
Paella Pans If you want to prepare a paella, and you don't know which kitchenware, we show you everything you need to prepare a succesful paella!
A primer on spanish gastronomy Discover the best of Spanish gastronomy. Fine products, with easy cooking tips will make your spanish experience unforgettable!
Andalusia, a melting pot of cultures and cuisines The Romans taught the Andalusians how to cultivate wheat and vines and used the fish from the seas to produce the best "garum" in the empire. The Arabs taught the Andalusians how to grow fruit and vegetables. They used irrigation systems and improved the cultivation of olive trees and the production of oil. Furthermore, the Greeks, Phoenicians, Carthaginians and Visigoths left their mark on the art, science, culture and gastronomy of Andalusia.
Balearic Recipes The gastronomy from Majorca, Menorca, Eivissa·Ibiza* and Formentera is comprised of many delectable and pleasurable dishes. The cuisine takes full advantage of the islands' resources and the many cultures which have passed through the archipelago over the years have left their mark: many different civilisations (Greeks, Phoenicians, Romans, Arabs, French, English...).
Valencia recipes: Mediterranean diet at its full The cuisine from the Region of Valencia enjoys great prestige at both a national and international level. Its traditional recipes are prepared using natural ingredients such as oil, vegetables, spices, fruit, fresh meat or fish and has come to be known as "the Mediterranean Diet".
Basque Recipes Basques live for cooking and eating. I haven't found a similar level of
passion anywhere I have traveled. If we try to describe Basque cuisine, a fair
answer might be that it is deeply felt, honors tradition, and respects the
natural flavors of the ingredients.