Ceylon Tea

You will find the island of Sri Lanka in South Asia, located southeast of India. The documented history of the island goes 3,000 years back. However, some historians point to first evidence of pre-historic settlements from approximately 125,000 years ago. Nowadays, most of the population consist of Sinhalese ethnicity, with Tamilis, Christians, Moors, Burghers, Malays,…

Irish Seafood Chowder

Ireland or Eire in Irish, is an island in the North Atlantic, and is the thirds largest island in Europe. It is separated from Great Britain by the North Channel, the Irish Sea and St George’s Channel. I had been hearing about the beauty of Emerald Isle for a quite few years. Every time there…

Berries

Santa Claus home field. We all know where he lives and what he does for a living. I will not discuss his eating habits here. But what I want to tell you about is berries. Finland, is filled with different kinds of berries across the country. Some  of the over 50 kinds of berries there, with 37 edible, are…

Halloumi Cheese

Cyprus is not only about oranges, lemons and cats. The island also offers quite an interesting mixture of cultures and cuisine. Yes, some people may find Cypriot cuisine rather close or similar to the Greek cuisine, but for me it offers a blend of tastes and influences from last several centuries. I am a fan…

King Julian of Madagascar

In the past, whenever someone mentioned Madagascar to me, I immediately thought of a scene from Pixar’s animated movie “Madagascar” where King Julian and a tribe of fur balls were signing “I like to move it, move it…”. I can imagine that this scene and song is stuck in your head at this moment. However,…

Lobster Hut

What do you think when I say “Iceland”? Let me guess. First thing that comes to your mind is the volcano that erupted few years ago and no one can pronounce it, second is a Blue Lagoon full of Asian tourists, and third – Game of Thrones. Iceland came to my mind during planning a…