16 Iconic European Dishes, Obligatory To Try. How Many Specialties Did You Score?

    16 Iconic European Dishes, Obligatory To Try. How Many Specialties Did You Score?

    16 Iconic European Dishes, Obligatory To Try. How Many Specialties Did You Score?
    Tania
    4:56 AM EST, November 22, 2020

    Although for obvious reasons, travel is for now limited, nothing will prevent us from making a culinary journey. These delicacies can be prepared at home, bought in a store, bakery, confectionery or restaurant.

    #1 Pastéis de nata, Portugal

    The "Dead Man's Pâté", as some say, is a Portuguese puff pastry cake with a creamy, pudding filling. Delicious, sweet, it fits perfectly with black coffee.

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    #2 Paella, Spain

    Apparently making the perfect paella is an art, but there is nothing to prevent you from preparing it yourself at home. It is based on rice with saffron, seafood, chorizo, chicken… you can choose your own composition of taste.

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    #3 Smažený sýr, Czech Republic

    Just: fried cheese. In the Czech Republic it is served with tartar sauce, fries and salad. . Apart from the Czech Republic, it is also very popular in Slovakia.

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    #4 Currywurst, Germany

    Typical German "fast food". It is most often baked pork sausage, sprinkled with coarse curry and covered with a sauce based on tomato concentrate.

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    #5 Arancini, Italy

    Arancini are breadcrumbs fried in breadcrumbs, rice balls with filling. Inside you can usually find ragu sauce, mozzarella, peas or tomato sauce.

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    #6 Musaka, Greece

    This casserole made from eggplants, tomatoes and minced meat is a great option for lunch. On top, it is covered with béchamel sauce and cheese. Just this Greek lasagna 😉.

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    #7 Karel Dumplings, Finland

    In fact, it is Karjalanpiirakka. It is a kind of flat, open pie, with a top layer of potatoes or rice. It is eaten hot, with a butter-and-egg spread.

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    #8 Lorraine pie, France

    Quiche lorraine is a salty, crumbly cake filled with egg and cream mixture with bacon, ham and grated cheese.

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    #9 Ćevapčići, Balkans

    It comes from the Turkish kebab and the main ingredient is minced meat from different animals. In addition, some garlic, onions and spices are rolled up, grilled and ready!

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    #10 Haggis, Scotland

    Either you love or hate, there is nothing in between. Sheep's offal (heart, lungs and liver), mixed with onions, oat flour, fat and spices. Stitched and stewed. in a sheep's stomach. Definitely a specific dish.

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    #11 Raclette, Switzerland

    An obligatory item for every cheese lover. It is usually served on potatoes with pickles and onions or with bread. Who does not love melted cheese?

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    #12 Barbajuan, Monaco

    It is a small triangle made of spicy dough. In the local dialect, barbajuan means "Uncle Jean." In Menton, they are filled with chard or red squash, cooked ground meat, eggs, cheese, oil and rice. Especially popular in November, during the national holiday.

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    #13 Apple chipper, Austria

    Its secret is the filling: apples, raisins, walnut crumble and cinnamon. So simply: the perfect combination.

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    #14 Langosz, Hungary

    Potato yeast dough, fried in hot oil. Add to that garlic, cream, cheese or other additives. This is a must try!

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    #15 Kanelbullar, Sweden

    Swedish cinnamon buns are some of the best-baked goods I have eaten. Perfect for fall and winter!

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    #16 Stroopwafels, The Netherlands

    Sweet, round wafers made of syrup, brown sugar and butter. To put on a cup of hot coffee, chocolate or tea. Delicious!

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    Let us know in the comments below how many of these dishes you've already tried!

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