How to cook up a perfect Italian meal without interrupting the holiday

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Italians are famous for their extravagant multi-course meals that look as if mama has spent all week in the kitchen. In most cases, she hasn’t. Food shops and supermarkets sell readymade delicacies in as good as homemade quality, and clever shopping make up for a lot of hard work. Here are a few tricks on how produce a perfect, full-course …

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Churros, the quintessential Spanish breakfast

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“Churros” are fried doughnuts in a grooved stick or loop shape, sprinkled with sugar. So simple and yet so delicious. A good “churro” must be crunchy on the outside and soft on the inside and should not feel oily at all. And like most deep-fried sweet things, they are best freshly made. (You can learn the correct pronunciation of the …

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5 Spanish dishes not to be missed

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Spanish food is excellent and beautiful. And where lies the secret? In that it mainly relies upon superb products and ingredients which hardly require any transformation to be turned into mouth-watering creations. The variety of Spanish cooking is so wide that choosing only five dishes or products is extremely difficult. Anyway, here follows my own (very personal) selection of five …

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Guide for the self catering gourmet in Italy

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Italian restaurants are a treat and one of the great joys of travelling in Italy, but sometimes it feels good to stay at home in the holiday flat and not to have to worry about drinking and driving or tired, noisy children. Especially, as a gourmet Italian meal can be served with minimum effort. All it takes is a trip …

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European Countries and their Cuisine

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When visiting a foreign country a way of understanding the culture, traditions and values of the inhabitants is by the food that they create and consume. Food is an important part of society and there are some great dishes throughout Europe that you simply must try. Greece: Mediterranean flavours Photo by Foodie Buddah (Flickr) The land of the Gods and …

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