Mediterranean Powerpoint

Report
Foods of Southern
Europe
Chapter 51
Mediterranean Cuisines
Lighter Fare
 Fish and Poultry
Typical Foods
 Lighter Sauces than
French neighbors
 Olive oil as primary
cooking fat
 Citrus Fruits
 Olives
Spain
Spain
Geographic location and
oceanic transportation
provided:
• Commerce
• Trade
• Cultural exchange
• Invasion
Spanish Ingredients
 Phoenicians found
 Romans
 Fish
 Planted Olive trees
 Shellfish
 Aquaducts
 Pigs
 Farming
 Sheep
 Christianity
 garlic
Spanish Ingredients
 Moors
 New World Explorers
 Eggplants
 Potatoes
 Artichokes
 Tomatoes
 Tropical fruits
 Peppers
 Nuts
 Bean
 Rice
 Vanilla
 Saffron
 Chocolate
 Spices
 Cinnamon
 Dates
 Marzipan
Spanish
Dishes
• Garlic and Olive oil
• Paella
• Flan and custard desserts
• Cocido—stew
• Tapas
• Empanadas
• Gazpacho
Portugal
Portuegese
Ingredients
• Cattle
• Pigs
• Cilantro and Parsley
• Rice
• Almonds
• Figs
• Oranges and Lemons
• Curry
• Cinnamon
• Black pepper
• Piri-piri chilis
Portuguese
Dishes
• Cod
• Pork—their favorite meat
• Chicken with Piri-Piri
• Caldos-Soups
• Acordas-- Gazpachos
• Rice
• Paelha—portuguese paella
• Bread

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