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Kräftskiva

Kräftskiva is a summertime eating and drinking celebration. Originally, it stems from Sweden but has also spread over the other Nordic countries. Crayfish parties take place outdoors. Coloured paper lanterns – most commonly displaying a...

Brezenknödel, German dumplings made form lye pretzels, Bavarian specialty

Brezenknödel

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

Oliang

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

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 the...

Brigadeiros

If you are one of those people with an incredibly sweet tooth and chocolate cravings, we would like to introduce you to Brigadeiros. The Brazilian chocolate pralinés get their name from Brigadier Eduardo Gomes...

Oktoberfest

The Oktoberfest, also known as ‘Wiesn’, is an annual festival that takes place from mid-September until the beginning of October in Munich, Germany. Today, the Oktoberfest is the largest festival in the world which...

German Saumagen with pan-fried potatoes and Sauerkraut

Saumagen

Saumagen is a popular dish from the Palatinate in southwest Germany. The literal translation of the name is “sow’s stomach”. Certainly an expression that might not have the most positive connotation to people who are not familiar...

Mojito

The mojito is one of Cuba’s oldest and most famous cocktails. Traditionally, it consists of white rum, sugar, lime juice, sparkling water and mint. With its triumphal procession across the globe, many different variations...

Scones with clotted cream and jam

Scones

Scones are a traditional type of pastry from the British Isles that is often served for tea time, most commonly together with clotted cream and jam. They are a basic component of the well-known...

Churros

Churros are a Spanish pastry made from fried choux dough. They are a typical breakfast dish but are also eaten as a dessert or a sweet snack and are most commonly dipped into hot...

Cancan

Think of the legendary Moulin Rouge! What is the first thing that comes to your mind besides the famous wind mill? Exactly, the iconic row of female dancers in opulent dresses kicking their legs...

Cuisses de Grenouille, French Frog Legs

Cuisses de Grenouille

Cuisses de grenouille – a dish with a beautifully sounding name. Many people however will probably cringe a little when they hear what it actually is. Frog legs are a very popular dish in...

Michelada, Mexican Beer Cocktail with Chili

Michelada

Michelada is a so-called Mexican “cerveza preparada”. It is often described as a mixture between beer and Bloody Mary. Though it comes in many different variations, it is always prepared with beer, lime juice...

Laugenbrezel, traditional Bavarian lye pretzels

Laugenbrezel

A Laugenbrezel is a traditional German dough specialty which is baked in the form of a pretzel loop. The particularity about this type of pretzel is that it is dipped in a lye solution...

Caipirinha

Caipirinha is the national cocktail of Brazil. Although there are many variations today, the original solely consists of Cachaça, cane sugar and lime. Cachaça which also goes by the names of Pinga or Caninha...

Songkran Water Battles in Thailand

Songkran

The Songkran festival is celebrated in Thailand as the traditional New Year’s Day. While astrological calculations originally determined the date for Songkran, it now takes place from 13 to 15 April every year –...