Category: Food and Drink

American Hot Wings

I have been asked a fair bit recently about the American hot wings that I know and love. Although I have traveled around the world it is these fiery, crispy yet juicy bites of hot chicken wings come out above the rest. It is something about the hot, hot sauce, fatty but crispy skin and …

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Ingredients around the world – Tapioca

Biju from Brazilian Tapioca

Tapioca is the name of the white starch extracted from the Cassava plant. Tapioca generally refers to the white starch extracted from the cassava root. Yet the numerous preparations and countries that eat Cassava means that there are also numerous names used, which is confusing. However either the starch or root itself are eaten in …

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Ingredients around the world – Bamboo Shoots


Bamboo shoots are a staple ingredient in Asia. The fastest growing grass in the world, used in numerous soups and as a standalone vegetable. Bamboo, with all its uses will surely take over the world? This is perhaps the only ingredient that you can say that one minute you are using to build your house …

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Free Rice for the world

Rice paddy fields in Cambodia

By simply playing this incredibly addictive game below the advertising impressions delivered to you while you play enables the website to buy and supply the world with free rice.  So what are you waiting for!? This works through sponsored banners being displayed below the correct answer for each one that is given. This pay for …

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Sharing the Worlds Local Food: Book Launch

We just launched our new book “Sharing the World’s Local Food and held a book launch in The ArtHouse gallery in central Bournemouth to see the book released into the wild so to speak with the due explosion of food and fare that has been surrounding its development. The whole premise of this new style …

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Burmese Tofu Soup (Tohu byawk)

Burmese tofu soup is actually a Burmese soup with Shan tofu. Burma has has notable culinary influences from a few ancient tribes, as well as from India. The Mon (also seen in Laos and Isan dishes of north-eastern Thailand), Rakine and Shan people are the most notable in Burma today. Burmese tofu soup features a …

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Top 5 Exotic Fruit

Jackfruit exotic fruit

Choosing the top 5 exotic fruits is a challenge since which variables do you use for judging?  Sure a fruit has to taste great, but there are other factors at work, like other uses they may have.  On the flip side questions as to whether they are impossible to collate or eat easily, then surely …

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Make Alcohol Tropical

Fijian Desert Island

Quiet? Great views? Lots of time on your hands? Sounds like you are stranded on a desert island!  However there is something missing.  The sounds of the Hula perhaps and also that cocktail that would make the situation perfect! We enjoy many long days and nights in hammocks around the world taking in the surroundings, …

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The World’s Local Drinks

Indian sugar cane juice

Chilean Terramoto: Out of all the world’s local drinks this beauty is a classic Chilean Friday nighter. It literally means “Earthquake” and will really leave you shaking in your boots the morning after the night before (should you happen to still be wearing them at that point, which is more than possible). Whoever came up with such …

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Local food eaten in Antarctica

Is there a local food eaten in Antarctica? If so what is it?… The last wilderness on earth, home only to temporary scientists, penguins, seals and other wildlife, fighting for survival in a harsh subzero climate. It is no wonder that it took so long for mankind to reach this frozen continent and battle against …

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