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Travelling throughout Europe is one of the most awe-inspiring experiences. Rich in culture, languages and, most importantly food!

European food is some of the most delicious, unique, interesting and tasty in the world, but there are also some very weird and unusual recipes to try from Europe too. Discover a world of amazing traditional European recipes and foods!

Uncover delicacies that they eat in Europe and traditional European meals that you may (or may not) want to try next time you visit the continent. Here is a collection of travel and foodie tales from all around Europe.

Icelandic Kjötsúpa Recipe

Kjötsúpa, also known as Icelandic meat soup, is a dish prepared using Icelandic sheep, lamb or mutton and a wide range of root vegetables. Ingredients like cabbage, rutabagas and carrots are also added to enhance the flavor. Additional ingredients include cauliflower and potatoes. Kjötsúpa is typically has quite a thin broth as its base but …

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Dutch Patatje Oorlog Recipe

Patatje Oorlog is a traditional Dutch street food dish that consists of fries, typically made of russet potatoes, topped with several ingredients including mayonnaise or mustard, chopped onions, tomato sauce, lemon and a peanut-based satay-style sauce. The sauce is seasoned with olek sambal, soy sauce and chili. This Dutch delicacy is generally offered in a …

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Traditional Italian Beef Carpaccio Recipe

Carpaccio is a traditional Italian dish prepared using meat or fish (such as beef, veal, venison, salmon or tuna), thinly sliced or pounded thin. The dish is topped off with olive oil and lemon juice, and finally capers and onions are placed over it. This easy-to-prepare dish is usually consumed raw and served as an …

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Andorran Food: 9 Must-Try Traditional Dishes of Andorra

Andorra is a sovereign landlocked microstate located on the Iberian Peninsula, in the eastern Pyrenees, surrounded by France and Spain. The country is best known for tourism (especially skiing as it has several ski resorts), its duty-free shopping and tobacco. The people of the country are a Romance ethnic group of Catalan descent. The population …

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Kanelbulle Recipe (Swedish Cinnamon Buns)

Kanelbulle is a Swedish sweet cinnamon bun prepared using flour, cinnamon, sugar and butter. The dish is known by several other names, such as cinnamon roll, cinnamon bun, cinnamon swirl, cinnamon Danish and cinnamon snail. In Denmark, it is referred to as kanelsnegl; in Norway, it is called kanelbolle, skillingsbolle or kanelsnurr; in Finland, it …

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Spanish Croquetas de Pollo Recipe (Chicken Croquettes)

Croquetas de Pollo, or chicken croquettes, is a dish of breaded then deep-fried chicken pieces. To make the croquettes, chicken is first cooked then cut into small pieces. The chicken is mixed into a bechamel sauce. The mixture is molded into small finger shaped logs which are dipped into eggs then rolled into breadcrumbs and …

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Puchero Recipe

Puchero is a kind of Spanish-originating stew consisting of a wide range of vegetables, the exact ingredients of which vary by region. The dish is also very popular in Yucatán, Mexico, Argentina, Paraguay, Uruguay, the Philippines, and the independent communities of Andalusia and the Canary Islands. Puchero is basically similar to the Spanish cocido but …

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Italian Spritz Veneziano (Aperol Spritz) Recipe

A Spritz Veneziano, also known as an Aperol spritz, is a wine-based cocktail generally consumed in Northeast Italy. The drink is prepared using prosecco, digestive bitters, and sparkling mineral water (typically club soda). It is commonly served as an aperitif, a drink that helps with the stimulation of one’s appetite prior to a meal. Spritz …

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Spanish Rosquillas Recipe

Rosquillas are crown-shaped, deep-fried donuts, popular in Spain. There are several varieties of Rosquillas but the classic ones are made using a mixture of ingredients such as eggs, sugar, milk, oil, lemon zest, flour, baking powder and anisette. Rosquillas are comparatively smaller in size to regular donuts, fluffy in texture, and consist of a hole …

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Macedonian Food: 10 Must-Try Traditional Dishes of Macedonia

North Macedonia is a landlocked country located in Southeast Europe. It is surrounded by Kosovo, Serbia, Bulgaria, Greece and Albania. The country is known to be the only country that gained independence from Yugoslavia with no bloodshed whatsoever. North Macedonia is also famous for being home to countless ancient monastery landmarks and scenic lakes. Macedonian …

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Bilbao/Basque Baby Eels (Angulas) Recipe

Baby eels, popularly known as angulas, are pale, worm-shaped seafood eaten in the Basque region of Spain. Baby eels were traditionally cooked and consumed individually in a small earthenware dish along with a unique wooden fork prepared using Boj wood. Considered to be one of Spain’s most expensive foods, they are generally consumed tapas-style, as …

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Spanish Tarta de Santiago (Almond Cake) Recipe

Tarta de Santiago is a Spanish almond cake or pie, prepared using ground almonds, eggs and sugar. The cake is further flavored by lemon zest, sweet wine, brandy or grape marc, depending on the recipe followed. Tarta de Santiago is known to be naturally gluten-free as its recipe does not contain any wheat flour. The …

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