Mouth-watering tourism: 15 must-try dishes of Europe

Mouth-watering tourism: 15 must-try dishes of Europe

Categories: Europe | Food and Drinks | Travel

Many people like to travel around Europe. Someone even makes a list of goals, memorable places and so on before the trip. But let's take a break from the sights and think about food — it's also worthy of the list! It doesn't matter if you are in the Alps or on the shores of the Mediterranean Sea, there are always delicious dishes with a history that are worth trying. After all, this is also a kind of attraction from the point of view of a gastroturist.

We invite you to break away from business and see what you definitely need to try in different European countries.

Mouth-watering tourism: 15 must-try dishes of Europe

Mouth-watering tourism: 15 must-try dishes of Europe

Invented at the beginning of the XIX century by a modest baker in the city of Gouda, these sweet "syrup waffles" are more like cookies, as they are ideal for dipping into a hot drink. Today they are sold in supermarkets all over the Netherlands.

Mouth-watering tourism: 15 must-try dishes of Europe

Multilayered pastry made of filo dough is popular throughout the Balkan Peninsula. In Albania, you can try different versions of such pies, for example with pumpkin, salted cheese, minced meat, onions and tomatoes, and even with nettles.

Mouth-watering tourism: 15 must-try dishes of Europe

This dish is considered one of the symbols of Austria. The classic Viennese schnitzel is a very thin piece of beaten veal in breadcrumbs, fried until golden brown in a large amount of fat or butter. As a side dish, it is usually served with potatoes or rice, and decorated with lemon and parsley.

Mouth-watering tourism: 15 must-try dishes of Europe

Each region of the country has its own variety of this dish, but its essence is the same: it is a pastry with cottage cheese and eggs, which is poured with butter, cream or sauce. This is a very tender dough that needs to be eaten with a fork.

Mouth-watering tourism: 15 must-try dishes of Europe

Potato pancakes are popular throughout Eastern Europe. But they are especially loved by Belarusians, who, since the 1830s, have consumed this delicious fried dish with sour cream and lingonberries for breakfast or baked pancakes in pots.

Mouth-watering tourism: 15 must-try dishes of Europe

These small sausages are fried on fire. This has been the case since the time of the Ottoman occupation, when local peasants in the mountains began to cook these mini-sausages without skin on sticks over open fires. Today in Bosnia, chevapi has become a popular street food. They are served in a pit, watered with cream kaymak.

Mouth-watering tourism: 15 must-try dishes of Europe

The Bulgarian word "shkembe" is translated into Russian as "stomach", "scar". In fact, this is a giblet soup, which is especially popular in Sofia today. It warms up on cold winter days, helps to cure a hangover and simply gathers dear and close friends at the table.

Mouth-watering tourism: 15 must-try dishes of Europe

Everyone knows tapas, but it's worth trying paella, a traditional dish of rice, vegetables, seafood or meat, sprinkled with saffron. It is offered in almost all restaurants.

Mouth-watering tourism: 15 must-try dishes of Europe

You will find these cylindrical buns in street shops and shops in all cities of the Czech Republic. The pastry is baked on a metal tube, after which it is sprinkled with cinnamon, sugar and walnuts.

Mouth-watering tourism: 15 must-try dishes of Europe

Smerrebrol is a Danish sandwich. And it will take you a lot of time to try all possible varieties of this Danish snack. One version of it, mysteriously named "the veterinarian's night snack", has a layer of corned beef, aspic and red onion.

Mouth-watering tourism: 15 must-try dishes of Europe

This Finnish dish consists of pieces of lean venison, stewed and seasoned with salt, pepper or beer. Served with pickles and lingonberry jam.

Mouth-watering tourism: 15 must-try dishes of Europe

We used to consider thin pancakes a native Russian dish. However, in France, such pancakes made of yeast-free dough - crepes - are no less popular. For the filling, various jams and confections can be used, as well as more satisfying ingredients - eggs, meat, fish and seafood.

Mouth-watering tourism: 15 must-try dishes of Europe

On the Greek streets, almost every corner sells classic small souvlaki kebabs made of pork or chicken, baked on coals. They are usually eaten by dipping them in zaziki sauce, with French fries and crispy hot tortillas or slices of white bread toasted on a grill.

Mouth-watering tourism: 15 must-try dishes of Europe

As soon as you see a Hungarian street vendor with these yeast-flavored fried tortillas, you'll be asking for a double portion. They are eaten fresh and warm, with sour cream, grated cheese and garlic butter.

Mouth-watering tourism: 15 must-try dishes of Europe

This is an appetizing, golden and tender porridge made of corn, which is served with fried meat, sour cream, pork rinds, cheese. Sometimes it is even wrapped in cabbage and eaten as a roll.

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