Eating Around the Globe: Germany

I know what you are thinking: “Lien, you are on Erasmus in Germany! When are you finally going to write about the German cuisine?” Well, your patience has been put to the test, but your waiting will be rewarded! Especially for you this article contains two recipes instead of one 😉 and I have some more good news for the sweet tooth amogst you: Today … Continue reading Eating Around the Globe: Germany

Eating Around the Globe: Belgium (Limburg!)

“Waar in ‘t bronsgroen eikenhout, ‘t nachtegaaltje zingt, over ‘t malse korenveld, ‘t lied des leeuweriks klinkt, waar de hoorn des herders schalt, langs der beekjes boord: Daaaaaar is mijn vaderland, Limburgs dierbaar ooooooooord! Daaaaaar is mijn vaderland, Limburgs dierbaar oord!” Forgive me this sudden outburst of patriotism 🙂 There’s namely a very good reason for it! This evening I am making a speciality of … Continue reading Eating Around the Globe: Belgium (Limburg!)

Eating Around the Globe: Sri Lanka

  “Traveling without a book is like cooking curry without spices” Tell them I said so. With Oliver Twist as my travel companion, I am taking the U-bahn to Vino’s student residence in ‘Margarethenhöhe’, a lovely neighbourhood in Essen. Lots of trees and an early 19th century architecture make it a very picturesque district. I am so excited! He is going to show me how … Continue reading Eating Around the Globe: Sri Lanka

Eating Around the Globe: Turkey

It’s Sunday morning and that means time for a rich breakfast! Fatma has invited me to her apartment to have a traditional Turkish breakfast together. She lives in the same student dorm and on the same floor as I am, so I don’t even have to put on shoes to go there ^^ She is an Erasmus student from the university of Ankara, where she … Continue reading Eating Around the Globe: Turkey