Foods Around the World

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Western Europe

One fact about the Western European Region, it has a temperate, wet climate that supports abundant agriculture and livestock such as sheep, cattle,chicken, and pigs.

Location: Europe by the North Sea and English Channel

Seafood is important in coastal areas, although even landlocked nations are not far from the ocean or sea. The United Kingdom, Germany, and France are the largest counties of Western Europe.

Northern Europe

Fact: The northernmost part of this area extends into the Arctic Circle. Foods tend to be filling, yet creative. They often include fish, cured meats, and dairy foods.

Counties located: Scandinavian, Denmark, Sweden, Norway, Finland, and Iceland

They often include fish, cured meats, and dairy foods. For example, salmon,cod and herring are staples at Denmark. Another example is a meat dish, such as frickadeller which are meatballs, are sharpened with sour cream and horseradish.

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The Mediterranean (Southern Europe)

Fact: Cooking in Southern Europe is lighter than cooking in Northern and Western Europe.

Countries that are located here : Spain,Portugal,Italy, and Greece

Spain diet included fish, shellfish, pigs, and sheep, as well as salt cod and garlic.

Portugal is about herds and vegetables such as cilantro, parsley, and fava beans.

Greece's sunny climate is excellent for growing gains and vegetables such as rice, wheat, beans, tomatoes, eggplant, onions, and garlic.

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