Culinary discoveries in Europe. Tasting Travel Ideas!


To eat well in Europe, go to Italy! Italian cuisine is one of the most diverse in the world and by many food critics, the best cuisine in the world, it is a healthy, balanced cuisine that combines quality ingredients, flavor and simplicity. Pasta and olive oil are considered the characteristics of the southern Italian cuisine, while in the northern rice and butter traditionally accompany meat and fish, rice may also very well be enjoyed alone, as a delicious risotto.

The pizza is originally a flat Naples, the Neapolitan pizza has a very thin crust and consists of few ingredients, nothing to do with the big American pizza.

A traditional meal usually consists of antipasto (appetizers: marinated vegetables, mixed meats, seafood, etc.), Primo (pasta or rice dish), Secondo (meat or fish), and Dolce (dessert).

Otherwise go to Sicily! Sicilian cuisine has benefited knew the sea to create many dishes based on fish and seafood Other key ingredients are:. Olive oil, tomato and many spices that recall the flavors and Arab Spanish, like jasmine, rosemary, mint and basil.

one of the most typical dishes of the area is the rice ball filled and fried, the Arancini, popular and cheap.

in Rome, you will find in Rome plethora of good restaurants, but good advice; you away from touristy places. The great culinary specialties of Rome are: the Roman artichokes, spaghetti alla carbonara, the Abbacchio (lamb chops), cutlets alla romana, the Coda alla vaccinara (oxtail stew).

Another country or we eat well in Europe, Portugal! Portuguese cuisine is varied, excellent and cheap. You can really eat for 5/6 euros per person in a small popular restaurant in Porto or Lisbon. Portuguese cuisine draws its peculiarity of the influence of returned products of India for more than 4 centuries, curry, spices, etc ... could be described as Portuguese cooking local cuisine, rich and strong, with exotic touches. The star ingredient is well on salt cod, there are over a hundred ways of cooking, boiled, fried, grilled, served in a variety of sauces, and always accompanied by rice.