Tag: Spanish

Spanish Gastronomy.
Food

Spanish Gastronomy.

Spain enjoys a vastly diffuse and dramatic gastronomic heritage. Traditional Spanish cooking draws on European impressions from the north, Moorish influences from the south and, thanks to early explorers ingredients from the Americas and the Far East. Spanish food is existing and diverse. Contrary to most North Americans beliefs it […]

Spanish Wines – A Revival of Vitivinicuture.
Wine

Spanish Wines – A Revival of Vitivinicuture.

Spanish Wines Spain is one of the oldest wine producing Mediterranean countries. Phoenician traders, who dominated the merchant marine trade in antiquity, are said to have brought vine cuttings from Lebanon to Andalusia. At the time manufactured goods used to “flow” from east to west and Lebanon was on the […]

Spanish Pisciculture.
Food

Spanish Pisciculture.

Spanish Pisciculture Spaniards have always been fond of seafood and were never afraid to travel far a field to fish. The Celts collected limpets off the rocks and ninth century Basque fishermen reached Faroe Islands in search of cod. Today, Spanish fishing fleets scour world oceans in search of fish. […]

Spanish Iberico Ham.
Food

Spanish Iberico Ham.

Spanish Iberico Ham Allain Ducasse, one of the most celebrated and respected French chefs today, said of Iberico ham: “This ham is truly one of the world’s gastronomic jewels”. He serves Iberico ham from Spain in all his restaurants. Most French chefs believe that food originating on their homeland is […]