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

Tommo 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

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 …

Eating Tarantula in Phnom penh Cambodia

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

Tommo 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)

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 …

Where Did Hamburgers Originate – Who Invented The Hamburger?

Megsy Food, Food History, The Dish Podcast

We recently took a weekend trip to Hamburg Germany and it started us wondering where did hamburgers originate and who invented the hamburger? We all know that it’s a dish that was made popular in the United States. But where did it all begin? I’m going to start off by straight up defining what is a hamburger according to the dictionary. So here goes….. Definition of hamburger by merriam-webster.com 1a: …

Greek Island Hopping Itinerary For Food Lovers

Tommo Food, Food & Drink Tours, Fun, maps, The Dish Podcast

This Greek Island Hopping Itinerary changed my outlook on vacations, period. As one half of the professional food-travel blogging team running this site, who have visited 93+ countries to date, I don’t use the phrase “best vacation experience ever”, lightly. This is the first time I’ve ever used it in an article, and it may be the only time I ever use it. The Sun Fun You Mediterranean Voyages experience …