Posts Categorized: Food & Drink

The World of Coca-Cola

Traveling abroad allows tourists to experience, among lots of other things, new flavors or brands of carbonated beverages, which is a real view into a country's culture. Since I'm partial to Coca-Cola products, I did a little research and found some of their products around the world. Here are a few I found interesting: Quatro… Read more »

Recipe: Pan de Muerto

Today is Halloween, but tomorrow begins Mexico's Days of the Dead (Los Dias De Los Muertos) celebrations. Here is a recipe for Pan de Muerto, the "bread of the dead". Ingredients: 1/2 cup butter 1/2 cup milk 1/2 cup water 5 to 5-1/2 cups flour 2 packages dry yeast 1 teaspoon salt 1 tablespoon whole… Read more »

Autumn Recipes

Although it is currently a humid 82 degrees in sunny Philadelphia, autumn has officially begun. Sadly, it is definitely not sweater or jacket weather in our fair city just yet, but perhaps some of you lucky readers have already packed your sandals away and started wearing long sleeves and corduroy (I am so jealous!)As Sue… Read more »

Vegetarian Travel Tips

For a vegetarian or vegan, the thought of eating out can be a bit overwhelming. Traveling to a different country and culture can be an even bigger challenge. But fear not, there are many resources available that can make traveling a breeze. In the next few installments, I'm going to include some tips and websites… Read more »

International Cuisine

Oaxacan Street Vendors Anything that walks, swims, crawls, or flies with its back to heaven is edible. – Cantonese saying Travel to any country anywhere in the world, and the food will give you a good idea of its religious and cultural identity. Crossing all socio-economic boundaries, it symbolizes community, love, life and home. It… Read more »

Recipe: Chicken Mole

Ingredients: 6  chicken breasts  4  tablespoons olive oil  1/4  cup raisins  2  cloves garlic, minced  1/2  teaspoon cumin  1/4  teaspoon nutmeg  1/4  teaspoon ground cloves  1  onion, chopped  1/4  teaspoon cinnamon  1  green pepper, chopped  1/2  teaspoon salt  3  slices pimento pepper, chopped  1/4  teaspoon pepper  1  teaspoon sugar  2  large tomatoes, peeled,seeded and chopped … Read more »