Moules et Frites – Belgian’s national dish

The Moules et Frites is One of Belgium's Traditional Dishes: That Moules et Frites is the national dish of Belgium is enough to get me to this country.  Anyone who likes mussels and who has tried these large steaming pots of mussels in savory broth, accompanied by a bowl of Belgian frites and … [Read more...]

Eating out on your Belgium holiday

Popular Belgian Dishes and What to Eat: To have a little understanding of what constitutes Belgian food, it's necessary to firstly have some background knowledge of the country's history. The Dutch, Spaniards, Franks, Romans, Austrians and French have all invaded Belgium at some point in time in … [Read more...]

Eating out on your Ireland holiday

A Change in eating patterns Traditionally, the Irish start the day with a calorie-loaded Irish breakfast. This cooked breakfast can contain fried bacon, sausages, eggs (or boiled eggs), black and white pudding and tomatoes. It's served with a couple of slices of home made soda bread. Dinner was … [Read more...]

Eating out on your Athens holiday

Souvlakis, moussakas and calamari: Greek food is well known the world over and many visitors to Greece arrive already equipped with some knowledge of common dishes like mezes, souvlaki, moussaka, Greek salad, etc.  Some of the names may not be familiar, but we most probably have had some … [Read more...]

Austria: Hotel Sacher’s Original Sacher-torte

The Original Sacher-torte at Hotel Sacher in Wien: If you love chocolate cakes or anything with a sense of tradition, history or originality, then make sure you allow time on your Austrian holiday to savour the Sacher-torte in the country where this world famous chocolate cake was first … [Read more...]

Dare you eat blood sausage and jellied meat?

Food: What do Estonians eat? Hearty, simple, country food is how traditional Estonian cuisine can be described.  Like many countries in Europe, Estonia's cuisine has been influenced by foods from the neighbouring countries as well as the cuisines of the countries that used to rule Estonia, i.e. … [Read more...]

Traditional Estonian Cuisine – What Estonians Eat

Food: What do Estonians eat? Hearty, simple, country food is how traditional Estonian cuisine can be described.  Like many countries in Europe, Estonia's cuisine has been influenced by foods from the neighbouring countries as well as the cuisines of the countries that used to rule Estonia, i.e. … [Read more...]

Dare you eat blood sausage, jellied meat and black pudding?

Food: What do Estonians eat? Hearty, simple, country food is how traditional Estonian cuisine can be described.  Like many countries in Europe, Estonia's cuisine has been influenced by foods from the neighbouring countries as well as the cuisines of the countries that used to rule Estonia, i.e. … [Read more...]

Dare you eat blood sausage, jellied meat and black pudding?

Food: What do Estonians eat? Hearty, simple, country food is how traditional Estonian cuisine can be described.  Like many countries in Europe, Estonia's cuisine has been influenced by foods from the neighbouring countries as well as the cuisines of the countries that used to rule Estonia, i.e. … [Read more...]