Food

Culinary delights of Portugal

Culinary delights of Portugal

  I have only three culinary memories of my first visit to Portugal: – onion soup eaten in a cosy restaurant in Porto on a chilly December evening, – pasteis de nata from Belem (custard tarts) that I remembered as delicacy although I could no longer recall their taste, – […]

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Flavours of Peru

Flavours of Peru

Ceviche Raw fish, chopped or cut into cubes, cured in citrus juice (usually lemon or lime juice). It is spiced with chilli peppers and often served with onion and cilantro. Two-centimeters’ cubes should be marinated for about three hours, but if it is finely chopped it can be served almost immediatelly […]

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Iranian cuisine

Iranian cuisine

I’ve heard lots of praise about Persian cuisine – its kebabs, rice dishes, spices, juices. It always seemed really varied and the reports of those who had a chance to visit a Persian restaurant seemed to support that. You cannot imagine how surprised I was when suddenly Iran became a […]

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