Sampling the local fare is an essential ingredient in the travel experience. I’m the first to try a national dish, take a food tour or enrol in a cooking class while abroad. I stumbled upon the following foodstuffs in their native locations, and the experiences were so memorable I had to share them with you here in the Foreign Cuisine Finder Series.
During a three-year expat stint living in Singapore, I had a lot of meal times to spend investigating the local food scene. The gastronomic offering is as diverse in flavour as it is in price. Here I reveal my top three local dishes that will tantalize your taste buds while being gentle on your wallet.
Being an Aussie expat that has lived in the U.S. and Asia, I sometimes get questions about Australian food. In this post I will make my recommendations for travellers heading Downunder and the four foods I think are worth sampling while you are visiting the Great Southern Land.
Foreign Cuisine Finder - Louisiana, U.S.A.
The American South possesses a cuisine all of its own that reflects its climate, resources and varied residents over history, including Native Americans, European colonial powers and African slaves, not to mention borrowings from its Central American neighbours.
Eating is an essential ingredient in the immersive travel experience. I try to sample local cuisine for at least two meals a day while I am abroad. In the first edition of Foreign Cuisine Finder, I shared foods from the Cook Islands and Cambodia, that made a seriously good impression on my taste buds. Today I have three more for you, with a surprising common thread.
Sampling the local fare is an essential ingredient in my travel experiences. In fact, I try to immerse myself in local cuisine for at least two meals a day (because I am firmly attached to standard western breakfast foods). I am the first to try a national dish and occasionally enrol in a cooking class while abroad. I stumbled upon the following seafood dishes in their native locations, and the experiences were so memorable I had to share them with you here.