Dutch Food We Tried

We knew little of Dutch cuisine before coming to the Netherlands, except for poffertjes (mini pancakes or pannekoeken) which are regulars at Australian markets. The most simple form is served sprinkled with icing sugar and maybe cream, but where we tried them you could top them with whatever you want, ice-cream, fruit, nuts, Smarties, Nutella, […]

The Food of Nicaragua

A common Nicaraguan meal that you will find throughout the country often includes a meat portion such as chicken or pork, deep-fried plantains (platanos), rice and beans (gallo pinto) and a cabbage salad. Many people may find that Nicaraguan food is very oily. However, do not let it scare you off from trying some of their delicious and […]

Vietnamese Food – Not Just Springs Rolls, But Lots of Spring Rolls

We were inspired to travel to Vietnam after watching a Vietnamese cooking show on TV, so it was obvious that we would sample as much of the food the country had to offer. We were familiar with the style of Vietnamese food from frequenting restaurants back home, but the local experience was very different. We […]