Food & drink
Yummy and yucky food and drink from around the world
Brunost: Norway’s brown cheese that looks like waxy fudge
I went to northern Norway recently to see the northern lights. I saw them. It was nice. Whatever! But the real highlight of the trip was the cheese. The brown cheese. It doesn’t sound appealing, does it? If you continue reading, I’m not sure I’m going to make it sound any better.
5 drinks from around the world to make you feel Christmassy
Are you bored of mulled wine? If so, take a gander at these festive beverages:
Sopa da pedra: Portuguese stone soup
What could be more delicious that a hot, stone soup of an autumn evening? Well, quite a lot I imagine. A soup made from stone doesn’t soup appealing, let alone edible. However, it is both.
Everything you’ve always wanted to know about pineapples
Not only are pineapples delicious and absolutely suitable as a pizza topping, they’re also a rather fascinating little spiky fruit.
Pancakes from around the world
Well, well, well, who’d have thought it? Another Christian tradition that was influenced by Pagan traditions.
6 theories for the history of tapas
I can’t imagine you have ever really considered the history of tapas, have you? I mean, what’s to consider? Who doesn’t want a tiny plate of food with their drink? Actually, my 18-year-old self wouldn’t have; eating was cheating you see.