Spain is a beautiful country with its own culture, language, manners and customs. Among European countries, it is perhaps among the first countries where avid tourists would like to visit. The first question a traveler asks is where to go and what to see. The sights of this country can only be envied. Spain is associated with the alluring sounds of castanets, hot men, bulls and bright, colorful flamenco dance. This is alluring architecture and original sights, which the Spaniards owe to Salvador Dali to a greater extent. The Spaniards are a very hot and impulsive people, knights fight for the heart of a lady, and love and passion are in the air of a cloudless sky. All these feelings and emotions spill out in their kitchen.
Among all European countries, the dishes of this country are the most memorable. Seafood is the basis of Spanish cuisine. First of all, you should try sea scallops. Spain ranks second after Japan in terms of fishing and seafood diversity. The most popular dish in a Spanish restaurant is skewers of melt-in-your-mouth sea scallops.
Of poultry meat, ordinary chicken is in the greatest demand. But the serving of this dish is not usual, it is stewed in wine and presented to the table of visitors with fresh vegetables and spicy sauce. The main pride of hot Spaniards is Andalusian gazpacho soup. The uniqueness of this dish lies in the fact that it is served cold. Today it is a soup, but in Andalusian villages gazpacho is still served after the main course.
To prepare gazpacho we need: garlic, tomatoes, petiole celery, cucumber, olive oil, sweet pepper and vinegar. Also, paella is one of the main dishes of Spain. There are many different recipes for its preparation, but mainly rice is mixed with white wine, hot spices and seafood. For dessert, you should pay attention to the exquisite turron. It contains delicious nougat and nuts. The history of turron is quite interesting, the Spaniards received the recipe from the Arabs, who were once expelled from the country, and they liked the dessert so much that they decided to leave it.
Very often, turron is poured with thick honey, but sometimes it can also be found in chocolate with puffed rice. Having gone to this fabulous country, your only concern will be how not to gain extra pounds. Otherwise, this country is full of mysteries and new discoveries, alluring and unknown.