When Was Lasagna Invented & Where Did Lasagna Originate?

Tommo Food, Food History, The Dish Podcast

History of Lasagne: When was Lasagna Invented & Where Did Lasagna Originate? Is it Italian or is there a more ancient story to the origin of Lasagne? Plus, what is the difference between lasagna and lasagne? In this article & podcast, a look at all the claims for the origin of Lasagne – From Ancient Greece, to England and of course, Italy. What makes a true traditional Lasagne? What ingredients …

Do You Really Need Travel Insurance?

Do You Need Travel Insurance? Tips to help you decide

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  Do You Need Travel Insurance? And If So, Which Insurance Is Right For you? In this article we look through the different types of insurance so you can decide which is the right fit and right price for you.  We suggest some of the best insurance companies for different types of trip and some good insurance comparison sites that can help vacationers quickly find the right price and inclusions …

Ultimate Packing list for long term travel (Backpacking) *2017 Update*

Ultimate Packing list for long term travel (Backpacking) *2018 Update*

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You’re going backpacking for months, how do you decide what to leave and what to take? Long term travel is all about packing light but making sure you have all the essentials to make travel as easy as possible. This packing guide is focused for couples travel but the information is pretty universal for solo travellers too. Why is our packing list the best? The answer is, there is no …

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

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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 …

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

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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) …

Why You Should Choose Tanzania As Your Next Holiday Destination

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A Food Fun Travel Guest Post  Summer is here and planning a holiday is something that would be most certainly be on your to-do list. Have you ever considered a trip to Tanzania? Tanzania is the largest East African country having diverse mountains, open lands, rivers, lakes, and a vast amount of animals and plants. It also has an exceptional collection of national parks that many countries can’t boast about. …

A Foodie’s Guide to Travelling with a Digestive Condition

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A Food Fun Travel Guest Post It’s one thing every food lover dreads. One day you’re happily sampling every culinary delight on offer, tucking into your favourite dishes with relish, going out of your way to find tantalising new taste experiences at every opportunity. The next, you’re sat in your doctor’s surgery having undergone tests for a nagging complaint that won’t go away, and they are giving you the news …

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6 Tasty Cooking Classes in Melbourne – Make Typical Australian Food & More…

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Looking for Cooking Classes in Melbourne? Want to learn more about what is Typical Australian Food? I’m sure any travelling foodie will love to get involved in a tasty cooking experience during their trip to Melbourne, so that’s why we’ve put together this handy list to help you find the tastiest cooking classes in Melbourne. Australia is known for its multicultural history and Melbourne is certainly a melting pot for …

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6 Best Rome Cooking Class / Pasta Making Class in Rome

Megsy Cooking Classes, Destinations, Food, Italy

Looking for the very best when it comes to booking a Rome Cooking Class? How about a Pasta making class in Rome? Then look no further as we have taken the hard work out for you in this handy little article to make sure you get well fed and have a fantastic Italian vacation. Rome is ALL about the food and what better way to really learn about Italian cuisine …

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

Tommo 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 …

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11 Best Cooking Classes In Italy – Best Cooking Schools in Italy

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Wondering what are the best cooking classes in Italy? We have reached out to our favourite foodies who told us their all time favourite cooking school experiences in Italy. We cover quite a few of the most popular destinations in Italy so you can find the perfect cooking class experience in Italy to join no matter where you are on your tasty Italian vacation. Disclaimer: This post may contain affiliate …

Ice Caves And Pod Hotels: Unique Places To Sleep

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A Food Fun Travel Guest Post Have you heard the news? Plush hotel beds in cookie cutter hotels are out and in their place come newer, bigger, better … dare we say stranger places to rest your head at night while on your vacation. It’s not enough to get away, you need to have an experience. All over the world, there are entrepreneurs hoping to entice travelers to stop over …

What You Need To Know Before Going To Miami For Vacation

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A Food Fun Travel Guest Post Still trying to figure out where to go for your summer holiday? Why not travel to Miami, Florida. Miami is known for its pristine beaches, Cubans, South Beach, lit nightlife, cruises, art, good weather and it is slowly becoming a foodie destination. I know temperatures in summer range between high 80s and lower 90s, which can be uncomfortable but this is the city’s tourism …

Eating Tarantula in Phnom penh Cambodia

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

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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)

Tommo 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 …