Food Experiences

Progressive Supper in Istanbul

A Progressive Supper in Kadikoy, Istanbul Have you ever gone on a progressive supper?My daughter Rebecca and I created our …
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A Collection of Turkish Breakfasts

A Collection of Turkish Breakfasts Once you read this post, you will know what I really came to Turkey for….the …
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A Toast to the Beatles

Ahhh, Liverpool…what person who came of age in the 1960s doesn’t think of the Fab Four? I was not planning …
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Fabada

Fabada 1 October 2017: Day Twelve of my Camino de SantiagoSan Vicente to Serdio, SpainYesterday had been horrific. A planned …
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5 More Food Strategies for Affordable European Travel

5 More Food Strategies for Affordable European Travel This is Part Two of a two-part series on food strategies for …
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5 Food Strategies for Affordable European Travel

5 Food Strategies for Affordable European Travel This is Part One of a two-part series on food strategies for budget …
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We Travel to Cook: Coconut Sambol

We Travel to Cook: Coconut Sambol Purchasing freshly grated coconut from a vendor in the Tanjung Bungah wet market in …
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Shopping…Cooking…Eating: My First Pittu

Shopping…Cooking…Eating: My First Pittu  Turning my favorite pastimes into thematic travel possibilities provides a way to engage with the culture …
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The Simple Yet Useful Samovar

The Simple Yet Useful Samovar Tea is a huge part of the culture here in Central Asia. Whenever I order …
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Preparing Borsok with Altynai

Preparing Borsok with Altynai​ I am fortunate enough to find myself as a guest at arguably the best guesthouse in …
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Shopping…Cooking…Eating: Causa

Shopping…Cooking…Eating: Causa Panchita’s Causa Last year when Rebecca (my daughter) and I visited Lima, I had the opportunity to have …
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From Coca to Coffee and Cacao: Part 2

From Coca to Coffee and Cacao: Part 2 This is the second post in a two-part series about my excursion …
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From Coca to Coffee and Cacao: Part 1

I have recently updated this post with better and more up-to-date links. However, this excursion took place in April of …
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Shopping…Cooking…Eating: Calca’s Traditional Market

Shopping…Cooking…Eating: Calca’s Traditional Market A few years ago, I had a romantic notion of going to Mexico for a few …
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The Cheese Shop

The Cheese Shop I have now arrived in Huarocondo, a small village 37 km northwest of Cusco. It is really …
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Smoothies? You ain’t Seen Nothin’

Smoothies? You ain’t Seen Nothin’ The Juice Ladies of San CamilloOne of the highlights of the San Camillo market in …
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Shopping…Cooking…Eating: Tamales! En Peru!

Shopping…Cooking…Eating: Tamales! En Peru! One day a couple weeks ago I asked my host, Adela if she knew how to …
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Comprando en los Mercados y Tiendas

Comprando en los Mercados y Tiendas * * Shopping in the Markets and Stores I went shopping one day this …
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Return to Arequipa to Meet Rebecca

Return to Arequipa I returned to Arequipa on Monday in anticipation of Rebecca’s arrival this week. I had a free …
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Food: Chapter 2–Chinese-Peruvian Fusion: It’s Nothing New

Food: Chapter 2—Chinese-Peruvian Fusion…It’s Nothing New Adela’s Lomo Saltado Last night at dinner at my guesthouse, Adela made a traditional …
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The Benefits of Coca

The Benefits of Coca Last Sunday, Blanca, Manuel’s sister showed me her package of pulverized coca leaves that you can …
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Food: Chapter 1–Avoiding McDonalds in Arequipa

Food: Chapter 1–Avoiding McDonalds in Arequipa A lot of cool things happened to me today, but I will save most …
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