History of Piri Piri Chicken

Megsy Food History, The Dish Podcast

In this article and podcast – the history of piri piri chicken, one of the world’s most popular spicy grilled chicken dishes. From it’s origins, to modern chain restaurant success as part of the Nando’s restaurant chain. Who invented the original piri piri sauce? And how did that become piri piri chicken and part of an international craze. Plus, the best piri piri chicken is certainly not at Nandos… We …

Traditional Romanian Food: 57 Romanian Dishes & Delicacies

Megsy Food, Food Guides (What To Eat In...), The Dish Podcast

Traditional Romanian Food: Our comprehensive guide to Romanian dishes, Romanian drink (including popular Romanian wine varieties), Romanian Desserts including some favorite Romanian delicacies and the Romanian national dish. Discover what to eat in Romania with our list of the best traditional Romanian food – more than 42 Romanian dishes and drinks to seek out and try on your next trip.  We include suggestions on where to eat some of these …

Eating Balut, Philippines

Eating Balut (Boiled Duck Foetus), Philippines (VIDEO)

Megsy Food, The Dish Podcast, Tommo-Eats-Something-Terrible, Video Blogs

Balut. Want a boiled egg with a difference? This is it. At 14 to 21 days into incubation, fertilised duck eggs are boiled up to serve to hungry Filipinos. This is one of the holy grails of strange food. The thing that amazed me most was that these are not a rare, impossible to find delicacy. In the Philippines you can find balut on every street corner. Hawkers countrywide have …

Food Fun Adventure Essaouira Morocco

Couscous Origin / Couscous History & The difference between Israeli couscous, pearl couscous and more

Megsy Food, Food History, The Dish Podcast

Couscous Origin / Couscous History: In this article & Podcast we look at the history of couscous, exactly how couscous is made and what it is made of, plus the difference between Israeli couscous, pearl couscous and other varieties. Couscous (pronounced “KOOS-koos”) is a durum wheat based, granular starch – though it can be made from other grains. It’s boiled or steamed and makes up an essential part of North …

History Of Tapas & Top 15 Best Spanish Tapas Dishes inc. Where To Eat Them

Megsy Food, Food Guides (What To Eat In...), Food History, The Dish Podcast

History of Tapas & The Best Spanish Tapas Dishes: In this article, an introduction to Spanish Tapas culture and the much debated historic origins of tapas. 8 different theories on the history of tapas! Plus, we explain some of the other tapas styles from parts of Spain, like the history of Pintxos (from the Basque country) and of Montaditos (from Andalusia). We explore the history of some of the most …

Madrid Food Guide: What To Eat In Madrid Spain, 25+ Madrid Tapas & Dishes

Megsy Food, Food & Drink Tours, Food Experiences (Restaurants and Where To eat In...), Food Guides (What To Eat In...), The Dish Podcast

Madrid Food Guide: Learn What To Eat In Madrid Spain. As a capital, Madrid offers an extensive variety of both Spanish and world cuisine. In this article, we’ll focus specifically on authentic, Madrid traditional food, the best Tapas in Madrid and a quick look at some incredible contemporary Spanish cuisine you have to try. Also in this article, we check out some of the best Madrid experiences. We review a very …

Rome Food Guide: What To Eat In Rome Italy | 21 Roman Dishes You Must Eat

Megsy Food, Food & Drink Tours, Food Guides (What To Eat In...), Italy, The Dish Podcast

Rome Food Guide: What to eat in Rome Italy. The Roman Empire changed the world. Today, Roman food continues to have a huge influence over the world. Famous Roman dishes like Carbonara and thin crust pizza were popularised in Rome. So, what is the best food to eat in Rome in the 21st century? In our Rome Food Guide, we feature 20+ things to eat in Rome Italy. Typical Roman …

Palolem Beach, Goa India

Goan Food: 18 Goan Dishes to Try Before You Die! | Goan Cuisine: What to Eat In Goa

Megsy Food, Food Guides (What To Eat In...), The Dish Podcast

Goan Food: Although Indian food is found almost everywhere around the world today, Goan cuisine is a completely different subset and few Goan dishes are seen on typical Indian menus in the UK, USA etc. Although one of the most famous Goan dishes, vindaloo, might be well known, there are many others that are harder to find. In this foodie guide, what to eat in Goa, discover some of the …

Egg Tart History: Pastéis de Nata & The Story of Custard Tarts

Megsy Food, Food History, The Dish Podcast

Egg Tart History: In this article & podcast we explore the history of the Egg Custard tart, and it’s famous Portuguese counterpart, the Pastéis de Nata (Cream Pastry). Who invented the egg tart? Was Portugal first, or did someone else beat them to it?  We also look at egg tarts around Asia – are they based on European egg tarts? Or did they evolve independently? Egg Tart History Podcast (S2E22) …

Lisbon Food: What To Eat In Lisbon (35+ Dishes) & Typical Portuguese Food

Megsy Food, Food Guides (What To Eat In...), The Dish Podcast

Lisbon Food Experiences & What To Eat In Lisbon: For our foodies guide to Lisbon we search out typical Portuguese food both from the Lisbon restaurants where the locals eat and by checking out the Portuguese street food scene. We dig into the history and style of the cuisine with a guided Lisbon food tour as well as getting our hands messy taking a Lisbon cooking class. As one of …

Eating Tarantula in Phnom penh Cambodia

Edible Spiders: Eating Deep Fried Tarantula In Cambodia (Edible Tarantula)

Megsy Food, The Dish Podcast, Tommo-Eats-Something-Terrible, Video Blogs

Edible Spiders: Can you eat tarantula? Why, yes you can. In this article I’ll be eating spiders in Cambodia (Deep fried tarantulas) – In the capital city, Phnom Penh. Surprisingly, this once hugely common dish has all but disappeared from major cities. We had to do some serious internet research to discover where to chew some tarantulas, without having to go out to rural areas. We finally tracked down a …

History Of Feta Cheese (Greek) vs Bulgarian Cheese (Sirene)

Megsy Food, Food History, The Dish Podcast

In This Article, A History Of Feta Cheese (Greek) vs Bulgarian Cheese (Sirene) and other white brined cheeses of the Balkans and Middle East. Feta cheese is the most famous variety of white brined cheese in the world. However, very similar cheeses have been made around the Balkan region, eastern Mediterranean, middle east and beyond, probably since at least 8000 BC. In this article & podcast episode we explore the …