Food

Lemonade as Our Teacher

Coming down the jetway trying to catch one of our flights in Hong Kong, I caught a glimpse of this poster and had to stop to take a picture of it. It summarized so many things we were trying to accomplish in our trip with Avinash. 1. We wanted him to be aware of the world we live in. To ...

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Meeta is in street food heaven!

Bot Chien, durian on the side of the road, sheets of grilled bananas, sticky rice with coconut, and some mystery coconut wrap. That was just in one day! Posted from Ho Chi Minh City, Ho Chi Minh, Vietnam.

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Manti = Yummy

Turkish ravioli with cheese inside. The wonderful twist is they put mint in the pasta dough. Served with a tomato sauce and yogurt. Posted from Istanbul, Istanbul, Turkey.

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Food Notes

Boston – Quesadilla filled with mashed potatoes. London – Pickled eggs at the pub Rome – Sicilian fried chickpea triangles. Panelle. Saturnia – Warm Ewe cheese with pear mousse. Ravioli with ricotta and sage. Ricotta with honey. Florence- lemon ricotta ravioli Siena- cantucci with vino to dip in Pisa – Cecina, a regional (Lucca) chickpea crepe Sardegna – Seada Sardegna ...

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I’m a sucker for a good infomercial

We decided to go to the open air market at Campo di Fiore to stock up on some fruits and veggies. Sitting at one of the stalls was this guy who should have his own spot on QVC. He had these contraptions that turned potatoes into pigtail ringlets and zucchinis into flowering blossoms. I was sold. In fact, I was ...

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Rome- Mi Amore, you are wooing me with your Cappucinos

I have a new cappuccino addiction. At the corner of the Pantheon is a coffee shop, with only stand up counter service, called Tazza d’Oro. The place is filled with locals and tourists trying to edge their way in for the tiniest sliver of space at the counter. The first time we walked in I was completely lost. People were ...

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Gola in Wembley- More Little India

How did all the Gujaratis take over this suburb of London??  I swear from the minute we walked off the train we were bombarded with smells and sights that made us think we were in India.  The only reason we knew we weren’t is because the roads were a little too clean (but only marginally).  There were street food stalls ...

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Fresco – Lebanese

We had lunch today at Fresco, a Lebanese restaurant in Bayswater.  It was pouring rain today and after being charged 140GBP at Snappy Snap (yes that is the name of the photo shop) for visa pictures for all of us, I was just looking to go somewhere and sit down.  The food was good not great.  There’s probably much better ...

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