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Bavaria, renowned for its stunning landscapes and rich cultural heritage, also boasts a culinary tradition that is as diverse as it is delicious. In this article, we invite you to savour the essence of Bavaria as we unveil ten delectable Bavarian Specialties that showcase the region’s culinary prowess. If you can experience this incredible cuisine, more precisely the Bavarian one, which differs slightly from the rest of the country, you are privileged. Some dishes in the top 10 were discovered on top of a mountain, others in typical Biergarten, and others hidden in the butcher shops. I’ll guide you through some of my favourite dishes and recommend a few scenic spots where you’ll enjoy food at the same time as the view. Remember, Bavarian Specialties are mainly in the southern region of Germany; you might have difficulty finding them elsewhere. Although some are from the Alps, they are easily found around Austria…

Greece the land of Temples, the birth of democracy and mythology but also land of exquisite cuisine. I’ve spend a week in Aegina this summer, a small island, about 1 hour south of Athens by boat. This Island is a special one, first it’s home to the Temple of Aphaia, one of the best preserved doric temples in Greece. Plus since 1860, the island is a top producers of quality pistachios in Europe. Their pistachios are simply divine, they say sweeter than most pistachios, those trees are growing easily all over the island, although not so easily elsewhere in Greece or even Europe… As soon as you touch land, in the harbour, you’ll see many stands of pistachios here and there. A pure pistachio heaven! They sell all kinds of products like; pistachio butter, pesto, paste, nougat, preserved in honey, candies, baklavas, etc. Plus those “nuts” (technically not nuts but seeds) are lower…

Specialties from Picos de Europa National Park, Spain. Discover hidden gastronomic treasures from the famous Cabrales to the hearty stew “Fabada.” Picos de Europa is a small range of mountains in northern Spain a few kilometres away from the Atlantic Ocean, making it a “one of a kind” scenery with its 2000m high peaks perched right next to the ocean. It’s also Spain’s second most visited National park, although its low season is relatively calm. The park is divided into three regions; Cantabria, Asturias and Castilla y León, each with gastronomic particularities. So here are some Specialties from Picos de Europa! Let’s start by talking quantities… being in a rigorous surroundings, the local’s diet is quite calorific and mainly consists of meat, beans and cheese. If you order any main dish at the restaurant, the odds are that you’ll get a huge quantity. Except maybe for those avid hikers, it’s a safe bet to recommend sharing plates. Cocido Montañes and Lebaniego The first stop is…