UEFA Euro 2016 Finalists and their Food!

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Standard Supplier 6th July 2016

UEFA Euro 2016 Finalists and their Food!

The world (or at least Europe) is football crazy right now with the excitement of the UEFA EURO 2016 tournament. 24 nations battle it out for the honour of lifting the trophy.
Now, more that halfway through the tournament we are nearly at the semi finals and it is a good time to take a look at who is left – and more importantly, what to drink to celebrate each team!

Despite Sweden getting kicked out in the group stages (and awesome Zlatan/Volvo commercials) there is still much more footie to take in.

As we get closer to the semi final we thought it would be good to highlight the food & drinks which each of the remaining countries are known for to pump up for the games and make you hungry for more.

German food is full of flavor! A true classic to eat with football is Bratwurst which is a German sausage made with pork, beef or veal and served with a delicious bread roll and mustard. There are over 40 different recipes for the sausage and the very first one can be traced back to the year 1313.

Drink: Weizenbier (Wheat beer)

Welsh food is known for being simple and made with a few high quality ingredients. A true traditional meal is the Cawl. This is a traditional soup with salted beef or lamb, potatoes, swedes, carrot and other vegetables. Cawl can be traced back to the 14th century and are seen as a national dish.

Drink: Brains Bitter Beer. Beer is the national drink of Wales so this is what you need to drink.

Portugal is known for its amazing fresh seafood. Clams Bulhao Pato style is a seafood dish often eaten as a snack with an ice-cold beer. Portuguese cuisine got many Mediterranean influences and olive oil is one of the bases of its cuisine.

Drink: Cerveja Cristal Pilsener

Where to start! French cuisine has a long and strong history with cooking techniques copied around the globe. Coq au Vin is a traditional casserole of chicken pieces cooked in red vine.

Drink: Full bodied white Burgundy wine

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