A cappuccino is a beverage producing a harmonious balance of espresso, steamed milk and frothed milk. It is popular across the world while it is known for the classic Italian.
While Tzatziki is the best known in Greece, Cypriot also love the food. Tzatziki is a creamy yogurt dip that’s flavored with cucumber and garlic. Herbs such as dill, mint or parley may also be added.
This Portuguese dish is one of traditional rice recipe, the rice is cooked up in a pot with some savory ingredientes such as Chorizo, shredded duck, carrot and cheese as chef’s choice. It makes you feel good, doesn’t it?
Fantastic Cheeses at Fantastic Prices, it’s not just that I like cheese, it is worth a visit for the wonderful cheeses that they produce in Portugal.
Migas, a Spanish (but also a Portuguese) word for bread crambs, is popular dish that is made with left-over bread, olive oil, sausage (here I post Portuguese smoke sausage called Farinheira), garlic, herbs, chili and other ingredientes as one like. Everything is fried in one pan. Full of flavor.
You can’t ever talk about Portuguese food without mentioning Seafood. Dourada is popular fish caught along the Mediterranean coast. Baked dourada (it would be called “Dourada assada”) is authentic Portuguese recipe.
“Bolo de arroz” which is commonly known as Portuguese traditional delicacy is not what we would call “rice”. Main ingredients include rice flour, sugar, baking soda and egg. It is quite soft and delicious.
Kebab (Kebap in Turkish) or Souvlaki (Σουβλάκι in Greek) is a skewered grilled meat which can be traced back to Turkish cuisine. Since the original cypriot inhabitants refer to be a blend of Turkish, such a typical Turkish cuisine might also be their important diet. Today there are numerous Greeks live in South part of Cyprus, a name Soublaki (literally means ‘skewered’) is also used usually.
Taramo (Ταραμο) means fish roe in Greek language. The cooking technique and melting texture would remind anybody to mayonnaise. For preparation, fish roe, bread, onion, oil and lemon juice is blended and whisked like mayonnaise. It is also well known in Greece and Turkey. Taramosalata is eaten as an appetizer dip and a part of meze compositoin.
Kislo zelje, literaly means ‘sour cabbage’, is a traditional staple as ‘Slovenian Sauerkraut’. Here I post ‘Kislo zelje in repa’ which is a delicacy made of soured/fermented cabagge and turnip (in=and, repa=turnips). It is often acommpanied with meat dish as it adds nice aroma and taste to the food.
Lasagna is an Italian pasta dish oven-cooked by alternating layers of lasagna sheets (flat pasta), cheese and bolognese sauce (meat and tomato) in a casserole. The name lasagna refers to be originally derived from the pot that was used to cook the dish. As San Marino is enclosed within Italy and located near Emilia-Romagna region (birthplace of borognese!), the middle part of Italian meal is pretty common.
Giros (Greek:γύρος) is a kind of fast food that is sometimes eaten while standing in the street. The name Giros literaly means ‘turn’ in Greek, that’s why its meat is sliced like Shawarma in Israel or Doner kebab in Turkey and so on. Giros meat is stuffed into pita (flat bread) with tzaziki (strained yoghurt with garlic flavor), vegetable salad and fried potato.
Halloumi χαλούμι is the fantastic Cypriot gift to the world. A national cheese that has elastic texture is made from milk of goat, sheep or their mixture. Grilled-Halloumi is so awesome, often served to incorporate with much more delicious taste.
Ohhhh big! It has 20cm length!!! it's so tender because it is steamed and soaked into juice of its own. It has no salty nor sour. Is has its own sweet and fresh taste.
Prounciation is PA in papaia, E in end, Ja in Japan. It is the rice which is cooked in a thin pan. Rabit or Chicken meat is used in the original paella, and Fish paella is also popular in Spain. Crispy surface and vapor inside, so good!
Spanish Tortilla is 3-5 cm height omrettes. However, tortillitas is fried food (like Japanese Tempura). Camarone means shrimp, so that this is fry with small shrimp and green leaves. Such fry dish is rare in Europe, it is seen in Portgal, Spain or Japan.