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Rijstafel In Amsterdam  

Rijstafel In Amsterdam

  

Rijstafel in Amsterdam

  November 17, 2012    

 

My husband and I visited Amsterdam recently. While I am sure there are many excellent reasons to go there, for me there was just one - the chance to eat an authentic Rijstafel!

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Rijstafel In Toronto

Rijstafel In Toronto

Rijstafel in Toronto

  November 17, 2012    

 

  I fell in love with Rijstafel in Amsterdam. It is just so exciting to be seated at a table, surrounded by numerous bowls of food and have no idea what you are about to eat!

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Tapas In Madrid

Tapas In Madrid

Tapas In Madrid

 December  4, 2012    

 

 On our visit to Spain, the first thing my husband and I did was to locate a good Tapas place near our hotel in Madrid. We were directed to a well-known local hang out, famous for its authentic non-touristy fare.

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Mussels In Nice

Mussels In Nice

Mussels In Nice

  January  2, 2013    

 We had our first enchanting glimpse of Nice en route from the train station to our hotel.

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Chicken Kababs In Fez

Chicken Kababs In Fez

Chicken Kababs In Fez

  January 17, 2013    

 

 My first taste of Moroccan cuisine made me immediately nostalgic for my mother’s kitchen in India.

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 Bean Stew In Puerto Rico  

 Bean Stew In Puerto Rico  

Bean Stew In Puerto Rico

  February  4, 2013    

 

The famous sandy beaches of Puerto Rico were beckoning to us. What we hadn’t anticipated was falling in love with its unique cuisine even before we hit the beaches!

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Currywurst In Berlin

Currywurst In Berlin

Currywurst In Berlin

 February 18, 2013

I have found curry powder being used in many unexpected dishes, but nothing had prepared me for the discovery that some of the most devoted fans of curry are in Germany.  

 

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Dumplings In Shanghai

Dumplings In Shanghai

Dumplings In Shanghai

 February 27, 2013

A visit to Shanghai is just not complete until you have tried  xiaolongbao  or soup dumplings.  One of the best places to eat them is the Huxinting Teahouse. 

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Cakes In Salzburg

Cakes In Salzburg

Cakes In Salzburg

 March  9, 2013

Salzburg has made two great contributions to the sum of human happiness: Mozart's music and desserts.

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Paella In Barcelona

Paella In Barcelona

Paella In Barcelona

 March 16, 2013

Rice traveled a long distance to get to Spain, first introduced in the middle ages by Arabs who brought it all the way from India. 

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Potatoes In Rothenburg Ob Der Tauber

Potatoes In Rothenburg Ob Der Tauber

Potatoes In Rothenburg ob der Tauber

 March 24, 2013

The pretty little medieval town of Rothenburg ob der Tauber sits atop a gentle hill in the heart of Bavaria, in Germany. 

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French Onion Soup With Lamb In Aix En Provence

French Onion Soup With Lamb In Aix En Provence

French Onion Soup With Lamb In Aix en Provence

 March 30, 2013

The Romans who founded the town of Aix-en-Provence twenty-three centuries ago  may have been the first people that we know of to fall in love with the charms of Provence, but they were certainly not the last. 

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Cous Cous With Seven Vegetable Stew In Marrakesh

Cous Cous With Seven Vegetable Stew In Marrakesh

Cous Cous With Seven Vegetable Stew In Marrakesh

April 14, 2013

My first impression of Marrakesh, seen from the sky as our plane was landing, was of a city bathed in a soft red glow. Later we learned that Marrakesh is actually called 'The city of red' because all its buildings are made of gorgeous red sandstone.

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Grilled Seafood On The Greek Islands

Grilled Seafood On The Greek Islands

Grilled Seafood On The Greek Islands

April 20, 2013

After a few days in the sun drenched, idyllic Greek islands, you learn the best way to prepare seafood  - catch it fresh, throw it on the grill, and bring it to the table while it is still sizzling. 

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 Grilled Chicken And Koshary

 Grilled Chicken And Koshary

Grilled Chicken And Koshary In Cairo

April 28, 2013

When we asked people in Cairo which was the one Egyptian dish we absolutely had to try, the answer was unanimous - Koshary! Never even having heard that name before, we were intrigued and set about finding a good restaurant.

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Thai Chicken Satays In Phuket

Thai Chicken Satays In Phuket

Thai Chicken Satays in Phuket

May 25, 2013

It is difficult to decide upon just one compelling reason for visiting Thailand. Is it the stunning scenery, the warmth and hospitality of the people or the delicious cuisine that beckon?  

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Soon Tofu Soup In Seoul

Soon Tofu Soup In Seoul

Soon Tofu Soup In Seoul

June 29 2013

After even a day spent in Seoul you are swept along by the sheer frenetic energy of the place.

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Korean Barbecue In Busan

Korean Barbecue In Busan

Korean Barbecue In Busan

July 9 2013

We were fortunate to see Busan at its prettiest - at the height of the annual lotus lantern festival, celebrating Buddha's birthday.

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Lamb Skewers In Xi'an

Lamb Skewers In Xi'an

Lamb Skewers In Xi'an

July 28 2013

Xi'an is famous for its magnificent army of ancient terracotta warriors dating back from the 3rd century BC.  

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Chicken Samosas In Lisbon

Chicken Samosas In Lisbon

Chicken Samosas In Lisbon

August 13, 2013

For an Indian visiting Portugal, a trip to Lisbon's Belem Docks carries a special significance

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Grilled Fish In The Algarve, Portugal

Grilled Fish In The Algarve, Portugal

Grilled Fish In The Algarve, Portugal

August 23, 2013

The Algarve is the region along the southern coast of Portugal, the southernmost point in Europe

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Braised Lamb In Porto, Portugal  

Braised Lamb In Porto, Portugal
 

Braised Lamb In Porto, Portugal

September 9, 2013

Portugal got its name from the city of Porto, which sprawls across the hills that rise above the valley of the Douro river.

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Cataplana In Coimbra, Portugal

Cataplana In Coimbra, Portugal

Cataplana In Coimbra, Portugal

September 29, 2013

The Quinta das Lagrimás, the famous "Estate of Tears" where we stayed in Coimbra

 

 

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Fall Tomato Jam In Ontario, Canada

Fall Tomato Jam In Ontario, Canada

Fall Tomato Jam In Ontario, Canada

October 13 2013

Fall is my absolute favourite time of year!

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Fish Soup In Percé, Canada  

Fish Soup In Percé, Canada  

Fish Soup In Percé, Canada

October 27 2013

It is easy enough to find the town of Percé once you are in Quebec. 

 

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Lamb Pot Pie In Gaspé, Canada

Lamb Pot Pie In Gaspé, Canada

Lamb Pot Pie In Gaspé, Canada

November 12 2013

The best way to see Quebec's breathtaking Gaspé peninsula is to drive along the highway

 

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Crepes In Quebec, Canada

Crepes In Quebec, Canada

Coconut Malai Kababs In Bangalore

Coconut Malai Kababs In Bangalore

Biryani In Hyderabad

Biryani In Hyderabad

Chaat In Varanasi

Chaat In Varanasi

Crepes In Quebec, Canada

November 20 2013

We traveled through the Gaspé peninsula along the road that hugs the coast

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Coconut Malai Kababs In Bangalore

December 15 2013

Bangalore will always be home for me. It doesn't matter how many years ago I left

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Biryani In Hyderabad

December 30 2013

The perfect biryani – that is what we were looking for in Hyderabad.

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Chaat In Varanasi

January 12 2014

The word chaat in Hindi means to sample or to savour.

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Spicy Tomato Soup (Rasam) In Belur

Spicy Tomato Soup (Rasam) In Belur

Nyonya Chicken Curry In Singapore

Nyonya Chicken Curry In Singapore

Japanese Chicken Curry In Tokyo

Japanese Chicken Curry In Tokyo

Seafood Chowder In St.John's

Seafood Chowder In St.John's

Spicy Tomato Soup (Rasam) In Belur

February 2 2014

Some of the most historic and artistic sights in India are to be found near Bangalore.

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Nyonya Chicken Curry In Singapore

March 31 2014

Singapore has always been a meeting place of cultures.

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Japanese Chicken Curry In Tokyo

April 20 2014

Tokyo is a food lover's delight.

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Seafood Chowder In St.John's

May 20 2014

On our first visit to Newfoundland

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Fried Fish Pakoras In Newfoundland

Fried Fish Pakoras In Newfoundland

Shahi Paneer Pizza In New York

Shahi Paneer Pizza In New York

Lamb Shawarma In New York

Lamb Shawarma In New York

Grilled Tofu In Nara

Grilled Tofu In Nara

Pickles In Kyoto

Pickles In Kyoto

Curried Pumpkin In Ontario

Curried Pumpkin In Ontario

Yakitori In Kyoto

Yakitori In Kyoto

Tempura In Tokyo

Tempura In Tokyo

Rara Chicken In Delhi

Rara Chicken In Delhi

Samosas In Old Delhi

Samosas In Old Delhi

Spicy Fish In Mexico

Spicy Fish In Mexico

Key Lime Pie In Key West

Key Lime Pie In Key West

Shrimp Creole In Miami

Shrimp Creole In Miami

Chicken Tacos In Ft.Lauderdale

Chicken Tacos In Ft.Lauderdale

Beef Goulash In Prague

Beef Goulash In Prague

Cardamom Halwa Blondies In Dresden

Lamb Kababs In Frankfurt

Lamb Kababs In Frankfurt

Navarin Of Lamb In Montreal

Navarin Of Lamb In Montreal

Mussaman Potato Curry In Bangkok

Mussaman Potato Curry In Bangkok

Pad Thai Noodles In Bangkok

Pad Thai Noodles In Bangkok

Green Curry Chicken In Phuket

Green Curry Chicken In Phuket

Red Curry Fish In Phuket Islands

Red Curry Fish In Phuket Islands

Fried Fish Pakoras In Newfoundland

June 22 2014

Driving across Newfoundland

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Shahi Paneer Pizza In New York

July 19 2014

The one travel destination

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Lamb Shawarma In New York

August 5 2014

When I recently

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Grilled Tofu In Nara

September 14 2014

Nara is a city of temples

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Pickles In Kyoto

October 3 2014

Nishiki market is a food enthusiast's dream!

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Curried Pumpkin In Ontario

October 15 2014

Fall in Ontario is always breathtakingly beautiful.

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Yakitori In Kyoto

October 23 2014

Kyoto is a city of shrines

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Tempura In Tokyo

November 18 2014

Tokyo is a food lover's paradise

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Rara Chicken In Delhi

December 2 2014

Delhi, to me, has a nostalgic charm all its own

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Samosas In Old Delhi

January 1 2015

At the heart of old Delhi lies the Red Fort 

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Spicy Fish In Mexico

January 18 2015

When I stepped onto the shores of Cozumel

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Key Lime Pie In Key West

February 8 2015

When you visit Key West, you will feel transported

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Shrimp Creole In Miami

February 22 2015

Miami has been called the most northern of Latin American cities

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Chicken Tacos In Ft.Lauderdale

March 9 2015

Generations of college students celebrating spring break have made Fort Lauderdale 

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Beef Goulash In Prague

April 1 2015

Prague is breathtaking

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Cardamom Halwa Blondies In Dresden

April 19 2015

Dresden is famous for

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Lamb Kababs In Frankfurt

May 2 2015

For years the name 'Frankfurt'

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Navarin Of Lamb In Montreal

June 16 2015

Montreal has always been

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Pad Thai Noodles In Bangkok

July 18 2015

Our first impression

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Green Curry Chicken In Phuket

August 8 2015

Phuket has long been known

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Red Curry Fish In Phuket Islands

September 1 2015

Once you've had your fill

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