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Zwiebelkuchen

Zwiebelkuchen

Zwiebelkuchen is a traditional German pie which is mostly known in the wine regions and usually eaten during the grape harvest. As the name implies – ‘Zwiebel’ means ‘onion’ – its main ingredient is...

Escamoles

Escamoles

What looks like a delicious salad from pine nuts at first glance, is certainly no vegetarian’s dream. The light yellow, bean-like grains are so called Escamoles, a rather extraordinary specialty from Mexico. Escamoles are...

Pacu Jawi

Pacu Jawi

Every year Indonesian farmers come together to celebrate the end of the rice harvest with an astonishing spectacle called Pacu Jawi. The traditional bull race is held in the Minangkabau highlands of West Sumatra,...

Acaraje, Street Food from Brazil

Acarajé

In the streets of Salvador da Bahia, the Baianas with their white cotton clothes and cloth wrapped around their heads are a common sight. These women sell the famous Acarajé, a very popular and...

Shirako, Japanese Fish Milt, Sperm Sacs

Shirako

What looks like little white brains or rather unappealing gooey blobs, is actually a Japanese delicacy called Shirako. Shirako literally translates to ‘white children’ but refers to what is known as ‘milt’ in English...

Matcha

Matcha

In the traditional Japanese tea ceremony, the finely ground green tea powder called Matcha is an essential ingredient. It has an intense green color and a sweet, sometimes slightly bitter taste. Matcha is regarded...

Döner Kebab

Döner

Döner is a sandwich made from Turkish flatbread filled with some sort of shaved meat, different kinds of vegetables and sauce. Along with Currywurst, Döner is Germany’s most favourite street food today! While the...

Rohesser

Rohesser

Rohesser is a certain type of raw pork sausage from Germany which is mainly eaten as a snack or in combination with traditional German ‘Abendbrot’ – a cold dinner with a wide variety of...

Soju, Korean Rice Brandy

Soju

Soju is a clear distilled beverage from Korea which is traditionally made from rice. The literally translated ‘burn liquor’ is South Korea’s most popular alcoholic drink today with a long history that dates back...

La Tomatina

La Tomatina

La Tomatina is a festival in which participants throw over-ripe tomatoes at each other in a harmless but chaotic battle. It takes place every year on the Wednesday of the last week of August...

Takoyaki

Takoyaki

Takoyaki is a traditional Japanese street food from the Kansai region around Osaka, Kyoto and Kobe. The name means ‘baked octopus’ as the Takoyaki balls are made of octopus which is fried into a...

Gaebul or penis fish from Korea

Gaebul

Gaebul is a traditional and very popular snack in South Korea. The first thing you thought when seeing Gaebul? Yes, you are right: its striking resemblance to the male sexual organ has earned it...

Spanish Goose Barnacles from Galicia

Percebes

Percebes, known as goose barnacles in English, are a Galician delicacy from Spain and are among the most exclusive seafood in Europe. Customers in Spain and Portugal pay up to 200 Euros per kilo...

Tinto de Verano

Tinto de Verano

Tinto de Verano is a refreshing wine-based summer drink from Spain. It is somewhat similar to Sangría but contains fewer ingredients and is more simple to mix. Although Tinto de Verano may be less...

Quiche Lorraine

Quiche

The Quiche is a round and flat savory pastry with a filling made from eggs, milk and a variety of vegetables and meats. The pie-like specialty originated in the Lorraine region of France. The...

Pastis

Pastis

Pastis is a spirit made from anise which originated in France and is especially popular in the south of the country. Originally the basic ingredient was local anise from France, whereas today, mostly star...

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