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Pork in peanut sauce: Thai food

Thursday, February 13th, 2014
Pork in peanut sauce in Thailand

Pork in peanut sauce is really red curry goodness I’m not a huge fan of peanut sauces. They’re usually either too sweet or too bitter (W.Africa) for my liking. Not being a huge fan of Thai food either I wasn’t expecting much. But I was surprised. Very surprised at how good this dish is in… Continue reading more »

Food in Nepal: Silver coated Gulab Jamun

Wednesday, September 25th, 2013
Gulab jamun in Nepal

Silver coated Gulab Jamun in Nepal It’s a super sweet desert known all over the Indian subcontinent. I even found gulab jamun in Malaysia. In Nepal I was hoping for the same thing, what I got was quite different in many senses! What is Gulab Jamun? Deep fried flour made with milk and sugar which… Continue reading more »

Local Dal Bhat from Nepal and a look at some of the other types

Monday, September 2nd, 2013
A plate of Local dal bhat from NepalA plate of Local dal bhat from Nepal

Local Dal Bhat is nothing to get excited about – except if you are hungry In this series of the real Nepalese food you will find when traveling in Nepal I’ve covered the Tourist version of Dal Bhat and the trekkers version of Dal Bhat. Finally we take a look at what the locals eat from this… Continue reading more »

Food in Nepal: Momo soup

Wednesday, August 14th, 2013
Momo soup from Nepal

Momo soup for those cold days and great lunches I’ve covered just about every typical momo variation I can think of here. From tourist momo’s in Nepal, to local momos and fried momos. This is the last of the great momo posts. And it’s one of the uncovered great ones. Momo soup is not all… Continue reading more »

Food in Nepal: Chateaubriand Steak – the mother of all steaks

Wednesday, July 31st, 2013
Chateaubriand steak in Nepal

The mother of all steaks in Nepal or the world? There are many claims to the largest steak in the world. Most are purpose-built. In Nepal the Chateaubriand Steak is available in a few of the steakhouses every day. It’s a monster 1 kilo steak. That’s a 2.2 pound steak. I have no doubt there are… Continue reading more »

Breakfasts in Nepal – best in the world?

Monday, June 24th, 2013
Hash brown breakfasts in Nepal

Breakfasts in Nepal: Muesli, bacon & eggs, pancakes, hash browns … Breakfasts when traveling are usually mundane affairs. Sure you can strike it lucky every now and then with an all you can eat buffet. Or even buy your own from a store. But for me it’s been a case of toast or light cereal with… Continue reading more »

Food in Nepal: A mutton curry to avoid

Monday, June 17th, 2013
Mutton Curry Nepal

Mutton Curry from Nepal: I like mutton. Some of the best mutton dishes I’ve had have been in India and certainly the single best roast leg of mutton I ever had was in Pakistan. What then when I see mutton curry on a menu in Nepal? Pakistan, India … Nepal. Surely it would have a hint… Continue reading more »