All posts filed under “5 – Local Food

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Australian bites

Australia is renowned for its kangaroos but it wasn’t until I started my exchange that I realised they are a delicacy also! My first kangaroo burger can be described as a consistency in-between chicken and beef to my surprise, but definitely worth trying while in Australia!… Read More

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A taste of Maori Hangi

Not very often European people get to try traditional Maori foods. There are no Maori restaurants in the cities and the traditional dishes are only made for special celebrations. Waitangi day (a day to celebrate the signing of the treaty between Maoris and Europeans) was… Read More

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Big Cheese

Tartiflette, the most glorious potatoe based dish on the planet. Ingredients: 1kg potatoes, 200g smoked lardons, 200g onions thinly sliced, 30cl crème fraîche, 1 Reblechon cheese, salt and pepper, butter. (The ingredients do vary but these are your staples) Recipe: I’ve been trolling the internet… Read More

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Making roti prata

Roti prata is a very popular food in Singapore and Malaysia, mostly sold at hawker stalls by Indian Muslims. It is a fried pancake/bread and can be eaten plain or with different fillings such as egg, mushroom, cheese or even banana and chocolate. It is… Read More

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Bon Appetit!

Having previously lived in Italy, the most recognised country in the world for its cuisine and food culture, I never thought any other country could challenge for this title… that was until I exchanged the cosmopolitan city life in Paris for a week for a … Read More

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What is Australian local food?

A great thing about Australia is its very diverse society. Its original inhabitants are the Aborigines and Torres Strait Islander people. Later, however, people from many different places and of many different lifestyles came to Australia and found their home there. This rich culture of… Read More

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Stroopwafel

The Dutch aren’t known for their cuisine, but the few foods they are known for, are pretty good! Now, stroopwafel or caramel wafers are available in pretty much all British supermarkets, however, those are so far away from how they are traditionally made and are… Read More

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Lamingtons

When I ask Australians about their cuisine they just laugh at me. Sure, there are traditional dishes that used to be prepared by indigenous people. The ingredients used for preparation of these dishes used to depend on the surrounding environment and the season. In that… Read More

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A Peruvian Feast

While I was at home recovering from my broken ankle I decided to have an early 21st Birthday celebration with my friends and family before my return to Peru. Of course, I took this opportunity to share some of my favourite Peruvian food and drink.… Read More