Spanish food:

Rony Castro & nora Hernandez

Region:

The region in which the cuisine originated is from spain.

Traditions related to food:

They typically eat breakfast at 9:00 am with a coffee and a croissaint, unlike us americans whom we eat pancakes, bacon and eggs. They have the cena/lunch, around 2:00-4;00 in the afternoon. They usually have many courses during this lunch, they'll start off with a salad and move up to the main course as in your meat or fish course. Then they will have dinner at around 9:00-11-00 but they will eat something lighter like a sandwhich or soup.

Most popular dish:

Paella(Rice dish) is one of the most famous dish in Spain.
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Cooking equipment unique to that cuisine:

They use:


Can Openers

Ceramic or Clay Pots

Colanders

Cutting Boards

Espresso Pots

Flour Sifters

Frying Pans

Garlic Press

Hand Mixer or Food Processors

Knives

Mixing Bowls

Mortar and Pestle

Olive Oil Can or Heavy Mason Jar

Paella Pan and Pots and many more.

Availability of ingredients:

Ingredients are always available.

Arroz Con Leche

Our dish that we decided to make would be Arroz Con Leche the Spanish way.

Ingredients;

3-3 1/4 cups of cooked white rice

2-2 1/2 cups of fine sugar

6 tbsp butter

6 cups milk

2 tsp vanilla extract

5 eggs, beaten

3 tbsp. Spanish Brandy

Dash of salt

Preperation:

In a large sauce pan mix milk, rice, and butter. In another small bowl mix eggs, sugar, salt and vanilla extract. Mix the egg mixture to rice and mix until thickened. Transfer the mixture into a baking pan and place pan in a larger pan containing 1 in of water. Preheat oven to 350 degrees Fahrenheit and bake it for about 1 hour. Remove pan from the water and allow to cool. Chill at least 1 hour before serving.

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This is the rice, butter and milk.
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Eggs, sugar, salt and vanilla extract mixture.
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The egg mixture being added to the rice.
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Pan over another pan containing 1 inch of water.
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Our rice in the oven for one hour.
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Our Arroz Con Leche right out of the oven.
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Our finished product. ( I have no idea why the pictures came out sideways.)