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57 Fish & Chips & French Fries

57 Fish & Chips & French Fries

May 18, 2020

In This Episode:

  • The origin story of chips (French Fries)
  • How Fish & Chips became a perfect pairing
  • Who opened the first Fish & Chip shop in England?

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56 Calamari: Deep Fried Squid Rings, Or Are They?

56 Calamari: Deep Fried Squid Rings, Or Are They?

May 3, 2020
In this episode:
 
  • Is calamari and squid the same thing? And what about cuttlefish?! We settle the online confusion of what calamari really is.
  • The history of deep fried calamari rings as a dish
  • Plus, fact or fiction - is cheap commercial frozen calamari sometimes made from pig rectum instead of seafood?

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55 Live Show @ Spotify HQ Stockholm: (Talking Rome, Madrid, Seville, Barcelona and more)

55 Live Show @ Spotify HQ Stockholm: (Talking Rome, Madrid, Seville, Barcelona and more)

April 20, 2020

Live recording of THE DISH at Spotify HQ christmas party in Stockholm, Sweden - December 2019.

In this episode:

  • Destinations: What to eat in Rome, Madrid, Seville, Barcelona.
  • Food: Carbonara, tapas and more!

Thanks again to Spotify for flying us into stockholm to perform and record live!

We are available for more live shows - contact us: megsy@foodfuntravel 

54 Bánh mì - History Of The Vietnamese Sandwich

54 Bánh mì - History Of The Vietnamese Sandwich

April 6, 2020
In This Episode:
 
  • The history of Vietnam’s most famous sandwich
  • How much influence did the French actually have on Bánh mì?
  • Plus, a round up of Vietnamese history that led to the invention of Bánh mì.

 

Banh Mi Hoa Ma - Possibly the original Banh mi place in Saigon (Ho Chi Minh City)

53 Lithuania II: What To Eat & Drink In Vilnius

53 Lithuania II: What To Eat & Drink In Vilnius

March 23, 2020

In This Episode:

* Traditional dishes of Lithuania that you can try in the capital, Vilnius
* Adopted dishes that have become local favourites
* Plus, history of a very spiky national cake

Get the full list of dishes from Lithuania, and photos at https://foodfuntravel.com/lithuaniapodcast/

52 Lithuanian I: What To Eat. Food History & Potato Fever (inc. Cepelinais)

52 Lithuanian I: What To Eat. Food History & Potato Fever (inc. Cepelinais)

March 9, 2020

In This Episode:

  • A brief history of Lithuania & its culinary landscape
  • Lithuanian potato culture - from fear to obsession
  • Plus, some essential potato dishes to eat in Lithuania

More info and the full list of dishes at https://foodfuntravel.com/lithuaniapodcast/

 

51 Dream Menu II

51 Dream Menu II

February 24, 2020

We create our dream menus (Part 2) - A four course meal made up of the best dishes we've ever eaten after traveling to 95 countries. In Part 2 Mains & Desserts.

See photos and the full list at https://foodfuntravel.com/dreammenupodcast/ 

Our dream menu special - celebrating reaching our 50th/51st episode of The Dish podcast, is a homage to one of our favourite food comedy podcasts, Off Menu with Ed Gamble and James Acaster. On their show, they are joined each week by a different guest who describes their own dream menu, made up of whatever dishes they want from their life and from around the globe, brought to them in an imaginary way by the genie waiter, James Acaster.

On our show, we (Tommo & Megsy) interview each other about our perfect dream menu options from all over the world. The best bread, starter, Main, side dish & dessert. It's going to get a little ridiculous as we go all out with our ultimate favourites...

50 Dream Menu I

50 Dream Menu I

February 10, 2020

We create our dream menus - A four course meal made up of the best dishes we've ever eaten after traveling to 95 countries.

Our dream menu special - celebrating reaching our 50th episode of The Dish podcast, is a homage to one of our favourite food comedy podcasts, Off Menu with Ed Gamble and James Acaster. On their show, they are joined each week by a different guest who describes their own dream menu, made up of whatever dishes they want from their life and from around the globe, brought to them in an imaginary way by the genie waiter, James Acaster.

On our show, we (Tommo & Megsy) interview each other about our perfect dream menu options from all over the world. The best bread, starter, Main, side dish & dessert. It's going to get a little ridiculous as we go all out with our ultimate favourites...

49 Pavlova (Australia vs New Zealand)

49 Pavlova (Australia vs New Zealand)

January 27, 2020

In This Episode:

* History Of The Pavlova - One of Australia & New Zealand’s favourite desserts
* We try to settle the 100 year old debate of who invented it, AUS or NZ?
* Plus, was the first Pavlova made with frog’s legs, rather than fruit?

Read more stories about food and culinary travel on our blog: https://foodfuntravel.com 

48 Piri Piri Chicken

48 Piri Piri Chicken

January 13, 2020
IN THIS EPISODE:
  • The story of piri piri chicken, what is piri piri sauce and where did it come from?
  • Plus, a short history of Nandos, the international piri piri chicken chain restaurant.

Partial Transcript at https://foodfuntravel.com/history-of-piri-piri-chicken/ 

The history of piri piri chicken, one of the world's most popular spicy grilled chicken dishes. From its 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 explore the local chicken scene in a European country where it has almost become a national dish.