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 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...]

Marchfelderhof Restaurant – Vienna

A fun dinner at the Marchfelderhof!   If you're looking for an fun and memorable place to have dinner on your Vienna holiday, you may like to head out to the Marchfelderhof Restaurant, Austria's most historical and traditional restaurant. Marchfelderhof Restaurant is a bit out of town, at … [Read more...]

Portuguese Tarts – Desserts

Oh What a Tart! Like the early explorers before it, the Portuguese tart has circumnavigated the world and today, this delectable dessert can be found in coffee shops and pastry joints around the world. Yes, I've devoured many of them in different countries, but strangely so, not in Portugal. So, I'm … [Read more...]

Portuguese Cuisine – What to eat on your holiday

Fishetarians will eat well in Portugal! Cuisine in Portugal varies by region, but being a seafaring nation with a well-developed fishing industry, fish and seafood dominate most menus. Fishetarians like Tony and I will eat well here. Portugal has been fishing and trading cod since the 15th … [Read more...]

Is there more to German cuisine than sauerkraut, bratwurst and schnitzel?

Regensburg Bratwurst sausages may be renowned German fare, but what else is there? German cuisine and French cuisine may be neighbours geographically, but they're a long way apart in character. Whilst Germany's Oktoberfest and beer festivals are famous around the world, its food unfortunately … [Read more...]