Thursday, July 2, 2009

The Great Thirst Of Mediterranean Food Seasoning

By Ferdinand Emy

As in any type of cooking in Mediterranean cuisine people use seasoning, Mediterranean seasoning actually. Apparently, the meal of the areas surrounding the Mediterranean sea is the Mediterranean cuisine. The fact is that the Mediterranean cuisine contains foods from varied cultures. These nation-states have influenced each other in time and the process of cooking evolved into sharing common rules. Mediterranean cuisine is characterized by flexibility, a wide range of ingredients and many regional variations. The area has tended to favor the rearing of goats and sheep.

Fish dishes are also very popular, although today much of the fish is imported since the fisheries of the Mediterranean Sea are no longer what they used to be. Seafood is still outstanding in many of the standard Mediterranean dish recipes. It is quite apparent that certain types of meats and fruit or vegetables, as it is the case with Mediterranean cuisine, ask for specific/typical seasoning, in this case, Mediterranean seasoning. Mediterranean foods and dishes include barbecue or grilled meats, pita bread, hummus and falafel which commonly ask for special seasonings which are to be found in the area of Mediterranean seasoning obviously.

Talking of Mediterranean seasoning you must know though not necessarily a flavorer, that olive oi is made in the Mediterranean countries like Greece, Turkey, Italy, Portugal and Spain among others. Garlic is a representation of a vital ingredient in the Mediterranean seasoning, which is used a lot throughout in the Mediterranean cuisine. Both the olive oil and the garlic applied in Mediterranean seasoning and cuisine in general, add to the distinctive taste of food. Besides, it is unanimously believed that the ingredients in this kind of cooking and in Mediterranean seasoning, and we have in mind particularly the olive oil, are a major contributor to the longevity and good health state of the Mediterranean people.

You will no doubt demand Mediterranean seasoning if you are interested in making Mediterranean dishes, or you will not achieve real Mediterranean food. You may easily purchase various commodities which are labeled Mediterranean seasoning from stores around the country, nevertheless, my recommendation is for you to try to prepare your own Mediterranean seasoning because it is not hard at all.

To obtain a good Mediterranean seasoning you only require the right ingredients and a true Mediterranean seasoning recipe, like the one below. This combo is what I call Mediterranean seasoning. It doesn't matter how much you use " just mix the ingredients in the following proportions in a bowl, whisk, and pour into a shaker. Place it in a container and then put in the refrigerator, there it is when you require to apply it for a cursory dusting on a grilled meat, or for a marinade:1 part cinammon, 1 part coriander, one part cumin, 1 part dried mint, and then one part Italian seasoning or oregano; Besides, put 1 part onion powder and 1 part garlic powder.

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