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Queijo do Pico - Pico cheese

Queijo Do Pico: Pico Cheese Exclusive To Portuguese Island Pico

Original article published at TasteAtlasThis hard cheese is produced exclusively on the island of Pico in the Portuguese Azores. The climate on the island, while harsh, is particularly good for raising cattle, and as the...
Different kinds of 'real champagne' from the Champagne region in France.

Champagne: The Gold Standard Of Sparkling Wine, From France

Original article published at TasteAtlasPopularly known as the gold standard of sparkling wine, true Champagne only comes from the actual Champagne region in France. It is produced using the so-called méthode Champenoise; the process in which secondary...
Espresso, delicious coffee originally from Italy, nowadays made with an espresso machine

Espresso – Doppio, Ristretto, Lungo – Deliciousness From Italy

Original article published at TasteAtlasEspresso is both the name of a coffee beverage and the method of brewing coffee that originated in Italy.Nowadays it is prepared worldwide with the espresso machine - invented in Turin...
Sambal Olek in a glass jar on a wooden table

Sambal Olek: Spicy And Flavorful Condiment From Indonesia

Original article published at TasteAtlas. This quintessential Southeast Asian condiment is usually made only with spicy chili peppers and salt. It is occasionally adapted with lime juice, onions, sugar, ginger, shrimp paste, or vinegar. Traditionally prepared...
A plate of Chakalaka on a table

Chakalaka: Spicy South African Veggie Relish

Original article published at TasteAtlas. Chakalaka is a spicy South African vegetable relish. It consists of tomatoes, beans, and onions as its key ingredients, although some cooks might add various other ingredients such as carrots, bell...

Lagman: A Dish From Central Asia With Its Roots In Northwest China

Original article published at TasteAtlas. Lagman is a dish from Central Asia with roots in Xinjiang, a northwestern region of China. The name translates to pulled noodles or hand-stretched noodles, denoting the main feature of the dish. Since there is no...

Cachupa: The National Dish of Cape Verde

Original article published at TasteAtlas. Munchupa, Cachupa Rica, Cachupa Pobre, Cachupa Refogada Cachupa is a slow-cooked corn (hominy) and bean stew made with vegetables (plantains, sweet potatoes, squash, and yams), meat (marinated pork, chorizo sausages, or...

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