Andorra is a teeny-tiny country in the mountains between Spain and France. We were cooking this meal on a snow day in January and it was perfect! Escudella is the national dish of Andorra, and it’s a stew made up of meat, carbs, and some hearty veggies. Time: 2 1/2 hr Ingredients (8 servings –Continue reading “#4: Andorra”
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Algeria was a country that we knew very little about. Thanks to TikTok @matb3, we found a recipe for a popular Algerian street food called Mhadjeb. It’s a stuffed flatbread made of semolina flour. It is typically stuffed with meat and vegetables, then it’s fried. Time: 1 1/2 hours Ingredients (8 servings): 500 g fineContinue reading “#3: Algeria”
I really didn’t know a lot about Albania prior to cooking this meal, so I found the national dish of Albania: Tave Kosi. It is a yogurt and lamb casserole. Hold on! Before you go anywhere: I agree. It sounds a little weird, but it was actually a favorite in our household. Time: 1 1/2Continue reading “#2: Albania”
First stop: Afghanistan!
Starting our food journey with our first “A” country – Afghanistan! One of my coworkers is Afghani and his aunts gave me the recipe for this Kabuli Pulao, the national dish of Afghanistan. So we went out, gathered the ingredients, and got to cooking! Time: 3-4 hours Ingredients (4 servings): 2 cups / 340g basmatiContinue reading “First stop: Afghanistan!”
Backpacking Across Western Europe
…and how we did it as 19 year old college students During our junior year, my friends and I were planning to go abroad. With my required classes, I was going abroad in the fall while the others were going abroad in the spring. We weren’t going to see each other for 15 months!! Luckily,Continue reading “Backpacking Across Western Europe”
Around the World in 197 Plates
…Give or take! Due to the Coronavirus pandemic, we went a full year without traveling. For someone who goes on 2 or more “big” trips per year, this was hard. So, instead of traveling, we decided that it would be fun to cook meals from each country. This would satisfy our travel desires for aContinue reading “Around the World in 197 Plates”
Traveling Without Your Parents
(As a Young Traveler) How exciting, you’re going on a trip without your parents! I began traveling alone when I was 8 years old, and I have collected quite a few tips over the years. Whether you’re traveling with friends, a sibling, or by yourself, these are sure to help you out! Safety Tips: 1.Continue reading “Traveling Without Your Parents”
Caiman, Monkeys, and Jaguars – Oh my!
*Post adapted from a short essay I had written in June 2018 within one week of arriving home from Peru. When people talk about experiential learning, I don’t think they picture a student standing in the middle of the Amazon Rainforest with Spider Monkeys bombarding them with sticks and feces. But, as I stood thereContinue reading “Caiman, Monkeys, and Jaguars – Oh my!”
Welcome, I’m so happy to have you here!
Thank you for stopping by. If you’re new here, let me introduce myself. My name is Lindsey and I graduated from college last year. I love to travel and eat good food (and get tattoos, though I’m still saving up for more!). This blog is meant to be a space where we share our experiences:Continue reading “Welcome, I’m so happy to have you here!”