Europe is one of the best regions in the world when it comes to the hottest foodie destinations. Almost in any country that you visit, your stomach will surely be in for a treat. Each city has unique character and culture, which is very much reflected in their traditional dishes. No idea where to go? Keep on reading and we’ll let you know some of the best places that you should definitely visit.
If you are looking for mouth-watering holidays, Greece should be included in your bucket list. One dish that you should not miss is moussaka, which is made from eggplants, spiced meat, and finished with béchamel sauce. Stuffed zucchini flower is another staple that should not be missed. Fassolada, or simply white bean soup, is a must-try as well. Do you love spinach? Make sure to also have a taste of spanakopita. Do not also miss their grilled meats, yogurts, and cheeses. Top it all off with the local Greek spirit called Masitha from the island of Chios in the Aegean Sea.
Mastiha spirit ‘FOS’ has been exclusively formulated for Ambrosia Group. Originating from the island of Chios using traditional, tedious collection and cultivation methods, while utilizing modern technology to distill, blend and bottle. Its distinctive aroma, mysterious attributes and therapeutic results are common features of Mastiha. This characteristic, balanced sweet spirit has pronounced notes of cucumber, pine, anise, and fresh herbs. FOS is great as an aperitif or a digestif. Served chilled neat, on the rocks, or mixed in an array of different cocktails… – Via Ambrosia
This romantic city is not just perfect for honeymooners, but for anyone who has the appetite for great food. Parisians are known for their love for eating, and hence, it follows that they have a food scene that is hard to beat. Gourmet treats will await any hungry traveller. Some of the items that should be included in your must-taste list include macarons, crepes, eclairs, baguettes, steak frites, and croissants. There are plenty of markets in Paris, so if you are interested in cooking, you could get fresh local ingredients and whip up some French cuisine in your villa.
This county takes pride in having the highest concentration of Michelin-star restaurants in the United Kingdom, outside of London. With this, you can expect fine dining experiences and taste some of the best dishes in the country. Nonetheless, not all of the best dishes can be sampled only in high-end restaurants. Casual places also boast of mouth-watering cuisine that will surely leave you with a full stomach. Some of the best restaurants to check out include The Pipe and Glass Inn, The Old Vicarage, Yorebridge House, Silversmiths, Magpie Café, and Kashmir, among others.
This Italian city is known for its magnificent landscape and fine wines, but it also offers an excellent opportunity to go on a gourmet food tour. Try panzanella, a Tuscan salad made from tomatoes and stale bread. Acquacotta is also a popular dish, which is a broth-based hot soup, perfect for chilly nights. Another popular soup is ribollita, which is made from bread and vegetables. For pasta lovers, one of the most popular dishes is tagliatelle al tartufo, which is simply pasta covered in truffle sauce. If you are thinking of visiting Tuscany, Bridgewater Travel know a lot about the area and can help you plan your trip.
When you talk about Europe and food, London is one city that will definitely be mentioned. It is the pinnacle to luxury dining in the region as it offers a wide selection of celebrity-ran and Michelin-star restaurants serving local and international cuisine. If you are on a budget, on the other hand, London will never disappoint as it can still surely be filling. Sourdough pizza, salt beef bagel, slow-roast lamb sandwich, donuts, and Reuben sandwiches are just some of the items that should be in your bucket list. There are also plenty of trendy bars to visit, and make sure you make time to try traditional afternoon tea to enjoy sweet treats and classic teas.