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Here’s the round-up of this week’s #TTOT on “Travel Food!”
Q1 via spanishsabores Plan a picnic with 3 foods from 3 different countries.
- AdlibTraveller: Jerk Chicken (Jamaica), Cous-Cous (Moroccan seasonings) and spicy salad (Thailand)
- ilivetotravel: Cuban ham croquettas, Puerto Rican rum, and gringo Coca-Cola
- smallching: Sushi from Japan, bubbles from France, jamon iberico from Spain
OneDayInACity: Chips and guacomole from Mexico, cheese and bread from France, and pizza from Italy
- trevormorrow: A selection of fresh bread from France, curries from Thailand, and beers form Germany
- scrapbookoflife: Falafel from Egypt, Zebu steak from Madagascar, gelato from Italy
- holidayhype: Greek salad, Spanish tapas and French cheese
- ehalvey: Empanadas from Argentina, tamales from Mexico, and ginger beer from Jamaica
Q2 via BeyondBlighty What’s the strangest food you’ve had while traveling?
|BackpackerBecki: Deep fried tarantula in Cambodia|
|nickminers: Dried fish and fermented shark from Iceland|
|landingstanding: The cuy (Guinea Pig) I ate in Peru doing his best impression of Rodin’s The Thinker|
|LandLopers: Dried river weed with sesame from Laos|
|Changes_Long: Kokorec, aka sheep intestine|
Q3 via CitybaseApts What dish have you always wanted to try?
- goseewrite: OK, this is going to sound odd, but I want to try brains. Not the presentation in the skull, just some well prepared brain
- traveldudes: I would now try a scorpion. But that was only after I’ve seen other bloggers eating them and liking them
- Emma_Sparks: Real Indian curries
- TravelJobsAgent: I have always wanted to try alligator tail in Miami
- sledgeosvkm8: Dim sum in China, that would be amazing and is on my bucket list
- toffeebugs: I’ve always wanted to try Persian cuisine how it differs with the the rest of Middle East
- MalloryOnTravel: Jambalaya in New Orleans would be pretty cool
- L_e_a_h: I want to try this Brazilian churrascaria in Rio again just to make sure I really did like it
- foodieintl: Durian. I’m so embarrassed I’ve never gotten around to it
Q4 via ae_carhire Have you ever visited a place just for its cuisine? Where?
- tripcrafters: I have been to been to Kerala once, just to eat their local delicacy called Appams
- sarahduff: I did once go to Paris for the weekend for Nutella crepes and croissants
- lethers: Yes, Parma in Italy. Parma ham, Parmesan and several other lesser known foods including great gelato
- Intrepid_Travel: I once routed a flight thru San Francisco so I could get dumplings in Chinatown and then got back on the plane
- clynshaw: Penang, Malaysia – unbelievable street food
- JustChuckinIt: I will say one of the top reasons I visited NYC was to eat at the first pizza place in the USA: Lombardi’s Neapolitan Pizza
- YumeFulfilled: I travel locally for special eats all the time. Especially if there are food festivals
- inga_ros: I love food. But I’ve never visited a destination just because of it. Traveling is for me a holistic experience
- wanderplex: Does going to tropical destinations just for the fresh coconuts on the beach count?
Q5 via findyourjenjoy Is there a food/snack you always pack when you travel?
- collazoprojects: Instant oatmeal- can always get hot water; fast, filling, easy to pack snack good any time of day
- nsouthwick: Oranges/clementines. There’s never a time when I can’t use some extra citrus. Plus, they’re individually wrapped
- LandLopers: Not now, but in mu backpacking days peanut butter was ALWAYS in my pack. Great go to food “just in case”
- MashOnEarth: Always have chocolate in bag: great to share, great to cheer one up, perfect for a quick snack
- Thoopanella: Not really, but I LOVE wasabi peanuts, so if I can find them, I WILL pack them
defunct1: Kicap Cap Kipas Udang (Manis) That’s right, sweet soy sauce
- TransAmericas: No question, Almonds. Healthiest, tastiest most filling snack there is
- SuuperG: Toblerone original nougat chocolate is my travel treat – ever since traveling as a kid with my mom on international flights
- AllAboutPuebla: My guilty pleasure, buying yogurt-covered pretzels at airport, where available
And there you have it, “Travel Food!”
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