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Food and Chef

Food around the world. Food posts from World Travel Family travel blog, and Chef (my husband, Chef, was an executive chef before we went into travel). Regular readers will know that Chef and I are food crazy and that food is a big focus on our travels. We do our best to find and enjoy authentic, local, world food wherever we go.

Hungarian Food (Food in Hungary for Beginners!)

Hungarian food is worth its weight in gold. The most iconic traditional dishes in Hungary are a real treat for your tastebuds and a threat to your waistline. Despite the latter, these mouthwatering dishes are a good reason for visitors to return to Hungary, year after year. Thanks to its Central European location and eventful …

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British Food (It’s Great – Not Bad!)

British food has an undeserved reputation for being bad. I’ve heard this from many nationalities over the years. British food is not bad, it’s great, so in this blog post I’m going to try to explain what British food is, and give an overview of traditional and popular British food dishes. Not one of them …

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What is Nepalese Food Like? Nepali Foods to Enjoy

Have you heard that Nepalese food isn’t so great? I have. Luckily I’ve been to Nepal 3 times, so I can tell you it’s not true. Back when Chef and I trekked the Annapurna Circuit we enjoyed discovering Nepalese food, and on our second trip, trekking the Everest Region with kids, we were eating new …

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Banh Xeo, Eating and Cooking Vietnam’s Crispy Pancakes

The menu just said banh xeo, Vietnamese pancakes. We ordered them innocent and unexpecting with no idea what would be delivered to our table. We were in Hoi An, a city in central Vietnam famous for good food so we figured, as we had 3 months to spend in Vietnam, that we should try every …

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Hoi An Markets. Central Market, Night Market and Others in Hoi An

We spent almost 6 months living in Hoi An Vietnam, so we needed to shop at her markets regularly. We started with the Hoi An Central Market near the river in the UNESCO listed Old Town. As we found our feet we started to use Tiger Market and other local food markets. The Hoi An …

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How to Carry-On Your Marmite in Hand Luggage

My husband is a genius. OK, sometimes he’s not, but today he is. A few months ago he had my precious Marmite confiscated by security as he boarded his Romania-bound flight in Luton, leaving me Marmite-less for another few months. That was an example of him not being a genius. Yesterday, he arrived triumphant with …

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