(September 17, 2013) Have you ever experienced an accidental blog post? No, I don’t mean the kind where you accidentally hit “publish” too soon, but where a way to use some fruit before they go bad turns into a full dish for “Around the World in 12 [...]
In our quest to conquer the world, one bread at a time, we found a recipe for a flatbread called Aish Baladi, which at first look seemed like a cousin of Kenya’s Chapati, just baked instead of pan fried. And didn’t we say after the Chapati that [...]
African cuisine is not something that we had ever explored, with the exception of Morocco for the first season of “Around the World in 12 Dishes”, so Kenya was a bit of an adventure, I must say. For many dishes I did not even know what they [...]
Our search for a Spanish bread to make was a slightly rocky one, starting out with some internet research, finding a recipe that was in industrial quantity and then via some help from a friend of Becky of Kid World Citizen, we focused in on something titled Pan de [...]
Please find below the passports and placemats for the countries we have visited so far on our culinary journeys. Just click on the respective words to download the pdfs. For the second season we will add the files as we upload them!
United Kingdom Passport Placemat
Sweden Passport Placemat
(August 30, 2013) Today I was looking for some Egyptian crafts for the next country of Around the World in 12 Dishes and I found this Pinterest board in my email recommendations, while looking I found this craft for Canada (which is the last country for ATWI12D this year), I was planning to [...]
After our move across the country, we are still in catch-up mode for Spain and after searching all over the internet for something interesting to do, we originally selected a few dishes and in the end we stumbled over an easy looking slow cooker recipe in a collection of recipes by Pillsbury (go [...]
As you probably have noticed with Ireland and France, we have a new “thing” going, baking a traditional bread for every country and both the Irish Soda Breads and the French Breads were a big hit, so when looking at our next destination Finland, we had a pretty big variety of breads to [...]
Since our French bread was such a big success, our second attempt at a French recipe turned out to be a very tasty, although very difficult dish to type (a big THANK YOU to whoever invented copy and paste!) – Boeuf Bourguignon.
For a long time now Nico has been a [...]
So we are moving on from Dublin and we cross the Irish Sea and Channel to set foot to the mainland in France, the second stop of our second season of “Around the World in 12 Dishes”. You can find our colouring placemat right here and the passport right here [...]