Europeans are great cooks! Over the last centuries, they have brought us yummy traditional dishes, permanently reinventing their flavoursome cuisine and bringing their gastronomy to international fame. EuropeIsNotDead was lacking a dedicated section on food: there it is! This section is here to excite your tastebuds and make your mouth water. So get prepared to savor the tastiest dishes of the old continent: from European cheeses to European pastries, from salads to cakes, from first courses to desserts, from daily dishes to festive dishes. If we are honest enough, there will also even be soon an article on European culinary horrors… In any case, help us expand this section by answering thise short survey on food, whereby you’ll only be asked to provide typical dishes from your country.
Feeling peckish? How about some decomposed shark skin? A spot of fermented raw salmon, perhaps? Maybe with some maggot cheese to round it off. Still hungry? Thought not. But beware! One man’s meat is another man’s poison they say: and, in Europe, one man’s disgust is another man’s delicacy. Bull’s testicles may not be your cup of beaver stew – but maybe that’s just because you weren’t brought up with it. Chacun a son goût, as the French put it — and our tastes and palates are generally shaped by custom and upbringing, and if you are prepared to be adventurous enough, there’s no limit to the creativity and resourcefulness that Europe’s […]
Catch yourself humming a Christmas carol yesterday, did you? I might be wrong, but didn’t you start seeking out Christmas gifts in that softly lit shop the other day? And last week, wasn’t it you who looked on with glee as those men from the council starting putting up the Christmas lights in your street? Worry not, you’re not alone: it’s just that Christmas is almost upon us! So to build the annual excitement, let me help you explore one of Christmastime’s most important elements: the cakes we Europeans bake for Christmas Eve! There’s a whole smörgåsbord to discover. […]
As you may have noticed, this section is brand new! There will be soon lots of articles on European dishes. Maybe you could help us preparing them by just answering 5 short questions on food from your country?
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