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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.

 

47 History Of Christmas Dinner II

47 History Of Christmas Dinner II

December 30, 2019
In Part 2 Of This Christmas Dinner Double Episode:
 
  • What’s on your christmas table? We talk about the what and why of popular christmas dinner dishes
  • Brussels sprouts. Why did this evil invade Christmas?
  • Plus, fun Christmas dinner facts from around the world.

Read More at https://foodfuntravel.com/christmasdinnerpodcast/ 

42 Couscous

42 Couscous

October 21, 2019

IN THIS EPISODE:

* What exactly is couscous? The surprising story of how its made and what it's made of.
* The history of couscous and Israeli couscous - Plus many other types of Couscous.
* Plus, the Couscous debate, is it pasta or not?

Find the companion article to this podcast at https://foodfuntravel.com/couscouspodcast

 

 

41 Tapas III - Pintxos, Montaditos & Our Top 10 Tapas Dishes Revealed

41 Tapas III - Pintxos, Montaditos & Our Top 10 Tapas Dishes Revealed

October 7, 2019
In the third Part Of Our Tapas Feature triple episode:
  • Tapas or not? We discover other small plate dishes from Spain - Pintxos (Pinchos), montaditos and more.
  • The story of Pa amb tomàquet (Catalunya’s simplest tapas dish)
  • PLUS our top 10 favourite ever Spanish tapas dishes and where we ate them.
Read the full article at https://foodfuntravel.com/tapaspodcast 
40 Tapas II - Famous Spanish Tapas (Patatas Bravas, Albondigas, Croquetas, Gazpacho)

40 Tapas II - Famous Spanish Tapas (Patatas Bravas, Albondigas, Croquetas, Gazpacho)

September 23, 2019
In the Second Part Of Our Tapas Feature triple episode:
  • The history of 4 of the most famous and historic tapas dishes: 
  • Gazpacho soup, Albondigas (Spanish meatballs) Patatas Bravas (Chunky potatoes with spicy sauce) and Croquetas (Spanish croquettes)
Read the full article at https://foodfuntravel.com/tapaspodcast 
39 Tapas I - History & Origin Of Spanish Tapas

39 Tapas I - History & Origin Of Spanish Tapas

September 9, 2019
In the first part of this triple Episode:
  • The many theories on the origin of Spanish Tapas - 8 different origin stories!
  • Plus, What were the very first tapas dishes?

Read the full article at https://foodfuntravel.com/tapaspodcast

S2E25 Club Sandwich

S2E25 Club Sandwich

July 22, 2019
In This Episode:
 
  • The story behind one of the world’s most famous sandwiches - The Club Sandwich
  • The Club sandwich ingredients debate? Double decker, triple decker, ham or bacon? Egg or no egg?
  • Plus, we discuss 2 of the weirdest club sandwiches we found in Asia.
S2E23 Deep Fried Tarantulas in Cambodia (Strange Food 1)

S2E23 Deep Fried Tarantulas in Cambodia (Strange Food 1)

July 8, 2019
In This Episode:
  • Tommo eats tarantula in Cambodia
  • How to cook and eat tarantula
  • The history of eating tarantula and why it’s still eaten today

Full Article and video at http://foodfuntravel.com/tarantulapodcast

 

S2E22 Egg Custard Tarts History (Pasteis de Nata): Portugal vs The World

S2E22 Egg Custard Tarts History (Pasteis de Nata): Portugal vs The World

July 1, 2019
In This Episode:
 
  • Pastéis de Nata - Egg custard tarts - are they Portuguese in origin, or were they first invented elsewhere?
  • Why the Portuguese egg tart is the culinary symbol of Macau, and the surprising story behind how it got there.
  • Plus where can you eat the tastiest egg tarts? After a lot of testing, we think we’ve found them.

Find the full article at https://foodfuntravel.com/eggtartspodcast.com