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Taste of America – New Orleans

New Orleans Food 101 Top Things To Try Gumbo Jambalaya Po Boys Crawfish Muffuletta Sandwich Best Fried Chicken! Willie Mae’s Scotch House Hushpuppies Dessert: Beignet Greetings fellow ChronicFoodie! There are many cities I’ve visited where it compels me to return again and again.  I know I usually cover the cuisine of a country on my blogs…

Taste of Singapore

Singaporean Food 101 Top Things To Try Foods Hainanese Chicken Rice Laksa Oyster Omelette Chili Crab Kaya Toast Dessert Ice Kachang Drink Kopi Greetings fellow ChronicFoodie! What can one say about this fascinating “city-state” island country that has become a global phenomenon in every way possible.  A global city like no other and an absolute must…

Taste of Chile

Chilean Food 101 Summary Top Things to Try Foods: Empanadas Humitas Completo Pastel de Choclo y Humitas (Corn and beef casserole and Humitas) Sopaipillas Chorillana Ceviche Dessert Leche asada Beverage Mote con huesillo Greetings fellow Chronicfoodie! For over a year now, I’ve had a stop on my Kensington Market International Food Tour that showcases two…

Taste of Northern Thailand

Northern Thailand Food 101 Blog Summary Top Things to Try Foods: Sticky Rice (Khao Niao) Som Tum Tad (Green Papaya Salad) Khao Soi Sai Au Gaeng Hunglay Pork Belly Nam Phrik Dessert Sweet Sticky Rice Beverage Cha Yen (Thai Iced Tea) For the Brave – Do you dare to try the creepy and the crawly……

Taste of Afghanistan

Afghan Food 101 Top Things to Try Foods Afghan Bread Kabuli Pulao Mantu Kabob Bolani Kofta Dessert:  Firni Beverages Afghan Tea/Chai Duh Hello fellow Chronicfoodies! Almost 10 years ago, a friend of mine knew of a place in the North end of Toronto where an Afghan family had a restaurant that showcased Afghan cuisine.  There was…

My Favourite Eats 2017 – Tales of a Chronicfoodie

Tales of a Chronicfoodie A Year in Review (2017) – A Taste Around The World A special blog entry to recap the year that was and some of my favourite discoveries in 2017.  It’s been an amazing year and boy has it been delicious! Summary of…

Taste of Colombia

Colombia Food 101 Top things to try: Empanadas Chicharrón Arepa Bandeja Paisa Sancocho Morcilla Drink: Limonada de coco Colombiana Refajo Tales of a ChronicFoodie Overlooking Cartagena, Colombia many moons ago! Hola! It has been over 15 years since I found myself on the coastal city of Cartagena…

Taste of Jamaica

Jamaica Top things to try: Jamaican Patty Jerk Meat Ackee and Saltfish Callaloo Pepperpot Soup Festivals Scotch Bonnet Pepper Ting Blue Mountain Coffee Tales of a ChronicFoodie If there is a West Indian country that has become a place of comfort food to me, it has to be Jamaica.  When I was in grade 4…

Taste of Australia (Oz)

Australia Top things to try and eat: Meat pies Australian meats on the “barbie” Vegemite Damper bread Lamingtons Pavlova This is just a beginner’s guide and a place to start.  This is not even close to an exhaustive list but a place for where the curious foodie can begin.   Tales of a ChronicFoodie