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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.

What is Australian food and what are the most popular Australian foods? Modern Australia exhibits a diverse blend of global cultures and histories in its modern cuisines. Many popular Australian dishes are synonymous with Australia, verging on the unique, yet they tend towards Australian variations on international dishes. Other dishes that are most certainly popular …

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What is Thai food? Thai food is the national food of Thailand, a country in Southeast Asia, and is one of the best cuisines in the world, if not the very best. Thai food is full of flavour, featuring aromatics like lemongrass, gingers, lime leaves and hot chillies alongside coconut milk, peanuts and basil. Thai …

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Breakfast foods are possibly the most interesting and variable as you travel around the world. Through 6 years of travel, 50+ countries, we sampled traditional breakfasts in many countries. Here’s our take on the best, and worst, breakfasts from various countries around the world. Are you a morning person? I am, so that first coffee and …

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What is a hopper? Hoppers are a type of pancake or noodle served commonly in Sri Lanka. String hoppers resemble a nest of noodles, plain hoppers look like bowl-shaped pancake because of the shape of the hopper pans. I’d read about hoppers in the Sri Lankan food section of the Lonely Planet, but until our …

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  And the kitchen porters, the housekeeping staff, the gardeners, front of house, maintenance and everyone else working to make your Christmas special. They are all amazing. They all have to work over Christmas and all have a smile and a “Merry Christmas!” for even the grumpiest customer. My husband is a chef, Executive Chef …

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