Looking at today’s photo, you can start understanding what Portuguese foodie dreams are made of… This bacalhau sampler is a good representation of how obsessed my country is with salted codfish. It stinks before you cook it, but once you follow one of the (supposedly) more than 365 ways of … more »
The Meal Deal
Trying food from different parts of the World is one of the best things about traveling!
There is nothing more basic and yet more real and down-to-earth than experiencing food as locals do! This is something that humans do every day, so more than seeing monuments and touristic sights, eating should make you feel somehow local no matter where you are.
If you’re not sure how to start sampling the world, allow us to take you on a voyage of some of the most interesting culinary destinations on Earth with these articles:
If Asian food is your thing (and, in that case, you’re one of us!) why not take a remote food tour with us? We can show you around Bangkok through its food or take you on a virtual food walk of Taipei.
Are you traveling to India? We hope you have enough time on hands to make all your foodie dreams come true. Some people call it Incredible India. We prefer Edible India!
If there is a country that we have come to love during our travels and we had no idea what its food was all about, that has got to be Peru. Peruvian cuisine is still pretty unknown for the general masses and as such underrated too. We bet Peruvian food is going to be the next big thing!
Portuguese cuisine is also another gem yet to be discovered by many travelers. Zara is often asked what the food in Portugal is all about. As it’s not easy to sum it up, here’s an intro to Portuguese food to get your juices flowing. If you are planning a trip to Lisbon, make sure you read the ultimate Lisbon Food Guide first!
If there is something from Portugal I tend to miss while we’re traveling are baked goods. Both bread and pastries – Portugal is outstanding at making those with good quality ingredients, dedication and skilled hands. Considering we are highly unlikely to come across Pastéis de Nata (commonly referred to in … more »
I always say you can rarely go wrong with grilled chicken in Portugal. But I recently discovered that you actually can… at least at this place dedicated to selling just chicken at Lisbon’s popular Mercado da Ribeira. So now that you know where NOT to go for the famous Portuguese … more »
The world is a small place. And Lisbon is even smaller… Two days ago, we finally met in person fellow travel blogger Yara, from Heart of a Vagabond. We talked about the usual things travelers always end up talking, like trips that lead to more trips and food discoveries that … more »
Salchipapas are a favorite amongst most Peruvians and we’ve even seen them being devoured with great amounts of passion in Ecuador. What are they? A generous serving of fries topped off with some sausage slices and then doused in ketchup, mayonnaise and mustard. Do not try this at home.. unless … more »
No matter where in the world you go to, never underestimate the wisdom of local people. No travel guide or book will ever be able to point you towards an authentic experience the same way a local resident of the place you are visiting can. Locals know how to get … more »
They call it Incredible India… but for many of us, it is EDIBLE INDIA!! A country that feels like a continent, a cuisine that embraces millennia of traditions and cultural convergence… intense, rich, spicy, with impressive contrasts and nuances. Inviting for meat lovers, a paradise for vegetarians and deliciously accommodating … more »
The appeal of street food is well known amongst travelers. When you are in a new place, you feel like eating something local people would eat. In many countries, this means street food. Street food is affordable, tasty and easy to eat no matter where. There is something charming about … more »
Chile is not a major street food destination. Still, in Santiago, there are vendors who specialize in a few local treats. Sopapillas, the round fritters in the photo above, are one of the most popular Chilean snacks. They consist on soft bread-like dough mixed with a little pumpkin (hence the … more »
Colombian cuisine blends flavors and cooking traditions of Spanish, African, Middle Eastern and Asian origin. As you travel around the country, you’ll encounter different ingredients and dishes using corn, meat and fish as some of the main elements. We were out one night in Cartagena de Indias, on the Caribbean … more »