Paçoca de amendoim is a traditional Brazilian sweet made from peanuts, cassava flour and sugar. It is typical of the rustic and local cuisine of Minas Gerais and São Paulo in the southeast of...

Cooper's Hill Cheese Rolling

Cooper’s Hill Cheese-Rolling and Wake

Cooper’s Hill Cheese Rolling and Wake is an annual event that takes place every Spring bank holiday at Cooper’s Hill in Brockworth, Gloucestershire, England. The participants run after a big cheese wheel rolling down...

Dulce de Batata with cheese

Dulce de Batata

Dulce de Batata is a marmalade-like candy from Argentina with a hard texture. It is made of sweet potatoes and is most commonly eaten as a dessert or sweet snack but can also be...

Eukonkanto, Finnish Wife Carrying


Eukonkanto, also known as akankanto, is a sport from Finland in which male competitors race while carrying their female teammates. The goal for each team is to master a special obstacle track in the...



Halo-halo is a common and very popular dessert in the Philippines, especially in the hot summer months. The name comes from the Tagalog word for mishmash or mix which best describes what this sweet...



Surströmming is a Swedish fish food that is preserved by acidification. It is especially known for its distinct smell that could be described as intensive, putrid and stinking. Surströmming (Swedish for pickled herring) was...



The Dirndl is a traditional dress which is usually only worn in the southern parts of Germany even though it is often mistaken as a national garment by foreigners. Apart from Bavaria Baden-Württemberg in...

Terremoto, Chilean cocktail


Terremoto is a very popular cocktail from Chile that can be found in bars and pubs across the country. The name “Terremoto” is Spanish for “earthquake” as this drink will make your legs feel...

Chimichurri on steak with goat cheese


Chimichurri is a typical Argentinian sauce that is most commonly served with grilled meat at an Asado or on Choripán, the popular sausage sandwich. Sometimes the sauce is also used as a marinade for...



Feuerzangenbowle is a hot alcoholic beverage which is similar to the famous mulled wine, known as Glühwein in Germany. The drink is usually served during the cold months before Christmas or for new Year’s...

Pao De Queijo, Brazilian Queese Bread

Pão de Queijo

Pão de queijo or “chipa” is a typical snack and breakfast dish of the Brazilian states of Minas Gerais and Goiás. It can also be found in Paraguay as well as northern Argentina. Freshly...

Choripan, Argentinian sausage sandwich


Choripán is a type of sandwich with chorizo that was invented in Argentina but is popular across South America today. Its name is an acronym that is composed of the main ingredients used for...

Kräftskiva, Swedish Crayfish Party


Kräftskiva is a summertime eating and drinking celebration. Originally, it stems from Sweden but has also spread over the other Nordic countries. Crayfish parties are held outdoors. The table is decorated with coloured paper lanterns...



Brezenknödel are a Bavarian variation of the traditional Knödel from Germany. Instead of using potatoes or bread crumbs, the dough for Brezenknödel (Pretzel Dumplings) is made from lye pretzels, as the name indicates already....

Oliang, Thai Iced Coffee


Oliang (also known as Oleang) is the original name of traditional Thai iced coffee. Unlike the iced coffee in many other countries, Oliang is not only made with plain coffee but a complete blend...

Lederhosen, German leather breeches


Lederhosen are leather breeches that are worn for various activities such as hiking, working outdoors, going to folk festivals like Oktoberfest or relaxing in beer gardens. They are a symbol of pride in many...

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