Sunday, December 19, 2010

andorran foods and cuisines

andorran foods and cuisines
Aquarius Andorra nettle-risotto mushrooms(ceps) and escamarlan

The cuisine in Andorra uses elements from various cooking traditions borrowed from their neighbors and developed from their own traditional dishes. While there are no specific or unique preparation methods for Andorran cooking, we should point out that attention to detail is important in the cuisine in Andorra. Using the right amount of spices for example is essential – either for garnishing or for coloring the dish.

andorran foods and cuisines
Charcuterie Andorra

The vast range of vegetables and cereals found in Andorra is also noticed in the delicious dishes belonging to cuisine in Andorra. The presentation of the dish is also important. Each traditional dish has a special cooking method, which is more or less same in all of Andorra’s regions. Meat is one of the main ingredients of most of the dishes in Andorra and smoked hams are often parts of delicious dishes.

andorran foods and cuisines
Bon Appetit!

Andorran people celebrate a large number of festivals and national holidays, which involve culinary traditions. The national day of Andorra is celebrated on the 8th of September. Other national holidays are:

* New Year’s Day (January, 1st)
* Epiphany (January, 6th)
* Constitution Day (March 14th)
* Labor Day (May 1st)
* All Saint’s Day (November 1st)
* Christmas Day (December 25th)

andorran foods and cuisines

For the national holidays people from Andorra feast on traditional food such as escudella which is a stew of chicken, sausage and meatballs and xai which is actually roasted lamb. On these special days people of Andorra share traditional food along with traditional drinks at family dinners and feasts.

andorran foods and cuisines

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