A Guide to Food and Travel
If you look traveling and food, then what a great way to experience a food vacation by checking out the different food specialties of the places that you visit. Each country has their own unique dishes.
The foods offered In India are very sophisticated kinds. These foods are offered mainly on the Punjabi region in the north, but if you visit other places south, east and west India, you will have different types of dishes which are mostly vegetarian but can also include meat of chicken, lamb, fish, and goat.
French cuisine is excellent cuisine. One popular ingredient in French cuisine is rich cream and alcohol. A very popular French dish is escargot which is actually snails cooked in garlic butter with frogs legs. If you don’t get put off by these ingredients, then you can enjoy this dish to your heart’s delight. What you can find in France are pastries, spirits, Liquors, and wines which are all over the place.
There are a lot of great Mediterranean cuisine but the best of these is the Spanish cuisine. Tapas are their famous snack or starter and they have tasty seafood dishes. They have excellent wines including sherry, which is their most famous national drink. Made in Jerez, sherry is wine fortified with brandy. Sangria is also popular which is an inexpensive red wine with added spices, spirits and fruit, a bit like punch.
When you take Mexican or Aztec cooking it will taste of Spanish cooking as well. They create the famous dishes wrapped in tacos or tortillas made from flour based breads. One very famous Mexican dip is Guacamole which is made from mashes avocados mixed with oil and garlic.
Pasta and pizza are the foods that identify Italy. The traditional lunch of laborers in the fields is pizza. In each home in Italian villages, you will find brick pizza ovens and their women collect different kinds of mushrooms in the woods which they bring home with their baskets full of it so they can make their popular pizza al funghi or mushroom pizza. When it comes to sausages and cheeses, Italy has lots to offer any visiting tourist. Their cooking is one of the most ancient cuisines in the world.
Warming spices like cinnamon are characteristic of Middle Easter food which combine Mediterranean and eastern cooking. Hear you eat delicious breads with you appetizers, dips, and pickles. They use plenty of lentils and chick peas and they have different salads with little meat.
To achieve the delicate and subtle flavors in Thai foods, lemon grass and lime juice are used. Their recipes are a combination of bitter, sweet, hot and sour flavors. When Thais cook, they use a lot of fish sauce and noodles.
If you will go to Japan you should try their sushi rice and fish dishes. Japanese cookery includes a variety of sweets and rice based dishes and soya bean products and recipes.