Austrian cheese
Austrian cheese along with strudel and schnitzel has gained gourmet recognition throughout the world. The traditions of its production are rooted in the past and are based on old recipes.…

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Stalik Khankishiyev: Iranian holiday pilaf "Seven Beauties"
I wrote about this pilaf in my first book, but, trying not to frighten the reader with the difficulties and impending troubles, I described the preparation in the form of…

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Bartending - World Trends
In the modern world, bar culture is changing along with society. Bartenders of the world's leading bars, practitioners and mixology theorists point to a number of pronounced mainstream and their…

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What to try in Barcelona

Cuisine of Barcelona – the main city of Catalonia – as if created for the holiday. All the dishes in this city are bright and aromatic, and each meal is accompanied by a special atmosphere.

In traditional Catalan dishes, seafood and mountains coexist in one plate. A characteristic feature of local cooking is a combination of sweet and savory, an abundance of fresh vegetables, fish and meat, generously flavored with olive oil. So what is the first thing to eat in Barcelona and where to do it?
Escudella d’Olla / Escudella d’Olla
Catalonia loves hot soup and two-in-one stews on cool winter days and windy spring. First, a broth is prepared from several types of meat, including black pudding, then vegetables and noodles are added. Continue reading

The cost of food in Barcelona

Barcelona is one of the most worthwhile places when it comes to food and wine. Few cities in the world can compete with the capital of Catalonia in the number of gastronomic offers: there are also small iconic tapas bars and titled restaurants.

Locals are incredibly proud of this, and culinary experts from year to year encourage the city institutions with all kinds of insignia. We bring to your attention a list of the 10 best restaurants in Barcelona for every taste, occasion and budget.
La fonda del port olimpic
La Fonda del Port OlimpicA charming, traditional restaurant located in the Olympic Port of Barcelona. Continue reading

Where to eat tasty and cheap in Bruges: the best cafes and restaurants for tourists

One of the most picturesque European cities is known to tourists not only for beautiful landscapes or ancient mills and canals, but also for delicious Belgian cuisine. The city has many small and cozy cafes where you can eat tasty and inexpensive; Bruges also has gourmet restaurants marked by Michelin stars. In a word, there are many options – it’s time to talk about the best of them. Inexpensive cafes of Brugge At Tattie’s This inexpensive cafe is a great place to have a tasty meal after a walk along the canals of Bruges or to have breakfast early in the morning in a cozy atmosphere. At Tattie’s specializes mainly in sandwiches and panini – there are a lot of them – but there are also inexpensive soups, pasta and salads on the menu. The visiting card of At Tattie’s is Belgian waffles – one of the most delicious in Bruges. In a cafe, they are served with whipped cream, fresh berries and fruits, Belgian chocolate sauce. A few more Continue reading

French fries in belgium
For many, fragrant sticks of fried potatoes in oil are their favorite treat. And Belgium is exactly the country where it is best to enjoy its indescribable taste. Belgium -…

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Risotto and paella
Paella and risotto are two characteristic dishes of two wonderful national cuisines: Spanish and Italian. True, this does not stop many tourists from confusing them, because both dishes are prepared…

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Italian beer
Fans of a foamy drink can easily name the countries that are primarily associated with it. This is the UK, Czech Republic, Germany or Belgium. But the number of those…

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To all paella paella!
Follow me, I list clockwise, starting at twelve o'clock: peeled tomatoes, chicken stock, carabinieri shrimps, olive oil, paprika, saffron, beans, gumbo pepper, garlic, onion, chili pepper (completely, absolutely not hot…

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