If you’re eating at chain restaurants when you’re traveling, you’re not really traveling. Eating is an adventure in itself. Exploring a culture includes hunting down and feasting upon the ultimate culinary offerings. But with each foreign land providing its own bounty of choices, how’s a hungry man supposed to choose? Trust this edible travel guide.
Phanaeng curry, panang curry, or penang curry is a type of Thai curry that is generally milder than other Thai curries. It traditionally includes dried chili peppers, galangal, lemongrass, coriander root, coriander seeds, cumin seeds, garlic, shrimp paste and salt, and sometimes also shallots and peanuts. A popular phanaeng curry dish is beef phanaeng, which is a dish based on beef in a curry sauce. […]
Hummus is a traditional Middle Eastern accompaniment made with chick peas and tahini. You might be wondering “What is tahini?”. This ingredient is a paste made from ground sesame seeds. You can find it at any Middle Eastern or Indian grocery store, and even some regular supermarkets carry it in the “Ethnic foods” aisle. You can also buy it online from Amazon. (Get the kind […]
I knew that British food had a somewhat dubious reputation abroad but always thought it was a bit of a joke. Then I mentioned to someone that my favorite food is boiled bacon, meaning a gammon joint, and they refused to believe that we really do boil meat. Nothing beats a few slices of boiled bacon, served with English mustard, in a warm buttered roll. […]