Tag Archive for: European Cuisine

Italy – Panna Cotta

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Panna Cotta is a dessert made by boiling heavy cream and adding stuff like sugar, vanilla extract and gelatin. The best thing about this dessert is that it can be made with any flavor so there are thousands of its variations and another good factor about it is that it goes well with everything. Panna Cotta is an Italian word which when translated into English means "Cooked Cream". Panna Cotta is said to be originated in the region of Piedmont which is near the border of France. It is said that there has been no signs of Panna cotta before 1960's and, it was after the 2000's in 2001 it was listed in the traditional foods of its region. There are many similar dishes like Panna Cotta.

Italy – Insalata Caprese (Caprese Salad)

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Caprese salad is the Italian word for Insalata Caprese. When translated Insalata Caprese means "Salad Of Capri". Capri is an island located near the city of Naples. The ingredients in the dish are of the same color as the National flag of Italy: green, white and red. Therefore this dish represents the whole Italy. This salad was first noticed in the year 1920 and then was introduced in the menu of a hotel named Quisisana. There are many variations of Caprese salad all over the world.

France, Spain – Delightful Dessert Cream Caramel/ flan

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Caramel cream is the national dessert of Spain, Italy, Portugal, and France. Caramelized custard is one of the forms of sweet dessert. Caramel dessert consists of a layer of caramel sauce and caramel cream which helps it to be sweet and bitter. Caramel dessert is originated from Spain and France. However, this origin is not exact and it is unclear and unknown who the inventor of the caramel cream is.

Italy – Osso Bucco With Gremolata

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OSSO BUCCO is an Lombardy cuisine which is an region of Italy. It is basically a cut of veal shank which is cooked inside of a Mirepoix (a type of sauce). The meaning of "Osso Bucco" is "Bone With A Hole" which refers to the center of the veal shank which has a "Marrow Hole". OSSO BUCCO came into existence in the region of Lombardy in the 19th century.

Italy – Creamy Mushroom Chicken Pasta

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Today I've brought a new recipe which is Chicken pasta which has a creamy taste and contains mushrooms. This dish works perfectly when there are unexpected guests in our house and we have nothing to make at that time. This dish is originated from Italy and the other name of pasta is alfredo. The person who invented this dish was Alfredo di Lelio.

The United States – Red Beans With Gravy

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Red kidney beans are one of the vegetarian dishes. This dish is one of the restaurant-style dishes in the United States. Though, the origin of this dish is undesirable, and don’t know the exact origin. When we talk about its taste, which is tasteful, delightful, and mouthwatering, and also its fragrance and aroma are fantastic and mouthwatering.

Northern America, United Kingdom – Traditional Chicken Pot Pie

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Pot Pie is a special and popular recipe in the whole world. It is very famous among the people of Europe. Basically, this dish was firstly introduced in North America.

Turkey – Traditional Hamsili Pilaf (Rice Covered in Fish)

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Hamsili pilaf is the yummiest dish. This dish has a unique way of cooking because pilaf is a dish that is made pressure cooker but Hamsili pilaf is a dish that is baked in the oven. All the people in Turkey made this dish at eid dinner. Winter is the best season to have this delicious dish, because all the little anchovies are found in this season.

Turkey – Traditional Dondurma (Sweet Creamy Mastic Ice-Cream)

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Dondurma means ''freezing in Turkish'', which is the most famous dessert in Turkey. You have never heard of eating ice cream with a fork and knife. Dondurma is the only ice cream that is eaten by fork and knife.

Serbian – Sarma

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The word sarma is derived from the Turkish word sarmak, which means to wrap, wrap or dolma, doldurmak - to fill.