When we think of the Mediterranean, the first thing we think of is Mediterranean cuisine.
Aromatic, colorful Mediterranean cuisine means a distinct culture of making and enjoying meals.
As opposed to other national cuisines, the Mediterranean is not the product of a certain ethnic group or culture, but also presents the product of cultural influences and exchange of old people and these elements are becoming more popular throughout the region. And because of that, these elements are becoming more popular throughout the region.
The main characteristic of the Mediterranean cuisine determines the climate and the region.
Sunny, mild Mediterranean climate contributing to successful agriculture but in the kitchen of the region the most dominant is vegetable. Fresh vegetables also occupy an important place in Mediterranean dishes. Depending on the field usually used eggplant, artichokes, pumpkins, tomatoes, beans, onions, mushrooms, okra, cucumbers and lettuce. Vegetables used baked, fried, stewed and fresh in salads.
It is considered the healthiest, because in preparing meals, it is mainly used vegetable oil, amongst which dominate the olive oil. Olive trees are widespread in the Mediterranean and olive oil is a product that is mostly exported from these countries, therefore olives are regular and indispensable ingredient of Mediterranean meals.
It is a collection of culinary trends of different nations in the region around the Mediterranean Sea, which allows us always fresh seafood. Because of this, common, but for us favorite Mediterranean delicacies on the tables are fish and seafood.
Meat, however, is used in small quantities and mainly grilled. In a little larger extent used dairy products: milk, cheese, yogurt …
Commonly used spices are: basil, oregano, thyme, rosemary, marjoram, parsley, dill, mint, garlic, tarragon, cilantro and saffron.
We can even say that the most important characteristics of Mediterranean cuisine are these spices. The ones with its scents make special Mediterranean kitchen.
All kinds of traditional and modern Mediterranean cuisine specialties you can find in Hotel Helada offer. Enjoying the finest flavors from our sea, prepared in salt, grilled, pan … even the best connoisseurs of this cuisine have not leave indifferent.
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