Food & Drink

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By Jacqui
On: 24th March, 2017

Great Global Bake Off

  • Thailand
  • Japan
  • Vietnam
  • India
  • Singapore

We're a (healthily) competitive lot here at Original Travel and all this recent chat about the new hosts of The Great British Bake Off got us thinking. Why just Britain? And why just baking? Cue the drawing of continental battle lines and each team putting forward their region's finest…

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By Guest blogger
On: 1st July, 2016

Eating in Santiago

  • Santiago & Central Valley

When people think of Chilean cuisine the idea of slightly bland, hearty home cooking often springs to mind. An image that's partly true as Chilean food traditionally involves stews, pies, and mounds of meat and carbs. But Chile, and Santiago in particular, is experiencing something of a…

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By Jess
On: 26th January, 2015

Competition Time: Win a Cooking Holiday in Italy

If you're anything like us here at Original Travel, the way to your heart is most firmly through your stomach. Have you ever been preparing a meal and suddenly caught yourself (and there's no shame in being honest here, folks) talking à la Nigella into an imaginary camera, 'and now I'm going…

On: 31st October, 2014

Pumpkin Soup Recipe

  • UK

As it is Halloween and there are plenty of pumpkins about, don't waste your pumpkin carving leftovers - wow your dinner guests with a pumpkin soup instead.

A pretzal stand, New York USA
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By Tom
On: 3rd July, 2014

The Foodie Tour of America

  • USA
  • New York
  • California
  • Mexico

As a nation of immigrants, the US of A is home to some truly diverse dishes. Here we take a look at some American Classics from the American Grill menu by our friends at Deliverance.

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By Guest blogger
On: 14th March, 2014

Texas Pecan Pie Recipe

  • USA

From the heart of Texas comes the traditional pecan pie, representing Texas's pride as the pecan is the nation's state tree. You will never miss this pie on thanksgiving or at Christmas as it is an essential (and incredibly delicious) part of Texan culture. Convince yourself:

Uzbekistan Food
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By Amelia
On: 15th November, 2013

Plov Recipe from Uzbekistan

  • Uzbekistan

This plov recipe was picked up by Simoon Travel's Amelia in Uzbekistan. Plov is the country's national dish, a hearty mix of rice, lamb and vegetables.

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By Dave
On: 7th November, 2013

Gluhwein Recipe

  • Germany

Gluhwein, (or glow-wine) is popular in German-speaking countries and is named from the hot irons once used for mulling. It is a traditional beverage that is offered during the Christmas holidays, so if you're already feeling festive, why not try our very own Gluhwein recipe...

Borscht Soup

On: 23rd September, 2013

Grandma's Borscht Recipe

  • Russia
  • Finland

Try this Borscht recipe, a Ukrainian / Russian / Polish soup picked up in Europe by Original Travel's Flora!

Pupusa, El Salvador
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By Nick
On: 18th September, 2013

Recipe for Cheese and Chilli Pupusas

  • South America

This recipe for cheese and chilli pupusas was picked up by Hero from our Lat Am team whilst travelling in El Salvador in South America!