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Catalan Cuisine - a Guide

Posted on March 15, 2019 by Hunter Rigaud
Barcelona - a city famous for its cultural diversity and many influences and in no place is this more noticeable than its cuisine.Heavily influenced by the neighboring Arabian area and its diverse geographical landscape the area is a melting pot of fresh vegetables and choice fish, poultry and game.Catalan's have a growing reputation throughout Spain and the world and the area is quickly becoming renowned for creating the best chefs and greatest gastronomy in the nation (a name that's been traditionally held by the Basques and one that they are not likely to relinquish without a struggle )...

Streetwise Beer Making Secrets!

Posted on February 17, 2019 by Hunter Rigaud
Beer making is a complex process that involves several steps which need to be carefully thought out.Here are a few basic ideas that can enable you to begin on your beer making experience.The initial step in brewing is called malting.Malting involves steeping grain in water for many days until the grain starts to germinate or sprout.During germination, enzymes inside the grain are converted into a sort of sugar called maltose...

Andalucian Cuisine - A Guide

Posted on January 20, 2019 by Hunter Rigaud
Undoubtedly one of Spain's most culinary rich regions, Andalusia is an area famous for its cuisine and its culture of food.Much like the rest of Spain, food is an important part of social life; here the meal is about far more than just eating.Andalusia is also the home of one of Spain's favorite exports; tapas.Restaurants can now be found in most major cities around the world, but to taste the first you should visit Seville...

The Cuisine of Madrid

Posted on December 24, 2018 by Hunter Rigaud
The Madrid region (one of Spain's smallest), as you would expect, is mostly dominated by the capital city.It's been said, by gourmands and food critics alike, that Madrid doesn't actually have a single cuisine all its own, instead it draws on influence from all of Spain, absorbing a rich tapestry of tastes and ingredients and turning them into it's own gastronomic melting pot.This is certainly true to some extent; in no other city in Spain are people likely to be presented with such a broad cross section of those countries flavours...

Eating History - The Potato

Posted on November 7, 2018 by Hunter Rigaud
This root vegetable is probably among the most popular vegetables in our contemporary world.It's come a long way from its atmosphere thin roots in the South American mountain ranges.Long before the potato reached the beaches of the Emerald Isle, it was widely cultivated some 7,000 years prior to its debut in Europe.The Western World did not even encounter it before about the mid-sixteenth century and it wouldn't make it into the Old World for another few decades...