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Freshly made Ayran, frothy yogurt drink from Turkey, perfect for summer

Ayran

As temperatures are rising in Turkey, more and more copper cups with a white frothy liquid are popping up everywhere. The ice-cold mugs with condensed water droplets on the outside contain the official national...

Up Helly Aa, fire festival on Shetland Islands in Scotland

Up Helly Aa

Every last Tuesday in January, the capital of Scotland’s Shetland Islands turns into an epic scene right out of Game of Thrones. The annual fire spectacle with thousands of men dressed in Viking costumes...

Dampfnudeln from Germany, large yeast dumplings with salty crust

Dampfnudeln

Dampfnudeln are a type of yeast dumplings which are cooked and steamed simultaneously. This method creates a soft surface and a crunchy base is. That typical salty crust is the main difference to Germknödel...

The world's most curious foods

The most curious foods from around the world

Our world is full of culinary adventures! But there is not only haute cuisine or beautifully arranged Eggs Benedict or Poké Bowls. There are so many things out there that you have most probably...

Bananenweizen, wheat beer with banana juice from Germany

Bananenweizen

Admittedly, this cloudy, beige drink in big beer glasses does not look too appealing at first sight. However, even some of the greatest beer lovers enjoy a glass of this German specialty once in...

Harbin Ice Festival at night

Harbin Ice Festival

Every winter in China’s far north, the city of Harbin turns into the ultimate Winter Wonderland. With the entire center looking like a scene straight out of Disney’s Frozen, gigantic white and light blue...

Quezalteca Rosa de Jamaica, typical liqueur from Guatemala

Quezalteca Rosa De Jamaica

However, Even if you have never heard of Quezalteca Rosa de Jamaica before, the intense, deep color alone will grab your attention and make you want to try this Guatemalan favorite. Quezalteca Rosa de...

Menemen, Turkish breakfast dish, scrambled eggs with tomato sauce similar to Shakshuka

Menemen

There is no real breakfast without scrambled eggs for you? Then mix it up a bit without completely missing out on your favorite breakfast dish with this Turkish egg specialty! Menemen is a traditional...

Cimarrona, refreshing drink with sparkling water, salt and limes from Guatemala

Cimarrona

Salt water is not necessarily what most people want to drink when they are thirsty. However, in Guatemala exactly this is a popular beverage. Cimarrona is a highly refreshing spritzer that Guatemalans love drinking...

Club-Mate, hipster drink from Berlin, energy drink based on yerba mate from South America

Club-Mate

Nope, the name Club-Mate has nothing to do with a night club buddy – although this is pretty much the drink’s role in Berlin’s party scene. Club-Mate is a caffeinated, non-alcoholic soft drink based...

Original Berliner Luft, traditional peppermint liquor from Eastern , usually drunk as shots

Berliner Luft

Have you ever been to a bar or night club in Berlin and wondered why bar tenders are serving mouth wash? Well, after many hours of partying until the early morning, this might not...

Traditional Arancini, filled and fried rice balls from Sicily, Italy

Arancini

As you are strolling through the narrow streets of one of the beautiful old towns in the south of Italy, you might be wondering what those big fried orange balls and cones are that are displayed...

Torta, a traditional Mexican sandwich. MOne of Mexico's most popular street foods

Torta

Over the last decades, Mexican cuisine has conquered the world and foods like Tacos or Guacamole are pretty much available in the most remote corners of the globe. However, one of Mexican’s favorite street...

Inca Kola, bright yellow soft drink from Peru

Inca Kola

Are you wondering what this bright yellow brew is that looks rather like nuclear liquid than a refreshing beverage? It is actually Peru’s most popular soft drink called Inca Kola. Yes, the most popular,...

Berliner Weisse, traditional Berlin white beer made from wheat with Waldmeister (woodruff) syrup

Berliner Weisse

Everybody knows how long and harsh Berlin winters can be. And so it is no wonder that as soon as the days become warmer and longer, Berliners flock outside to the city’s many parks...