Tag Archives: food

China food souvenirs: dried fruit

Mom is back in town! She has brought back sweets from China: dried persimmon, dried longan, dried grapes (aka raisins) and dried figs. Dried fruit is an excellent souvenir from China. Easy to take home, not that expensive and delicious. And if the home front doesn’t like it; more for you! Persimmon (Kaki in Dutch) […]
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Amsterdam Restaurant tips

Amsterdam has a big selection of delicious restaurants from all kinds of cuisines. We wanted to film a foodventure in Amsterdam, so Lazy Penguin asked a foodie friend of ours for restaurant tips. She has lived in Amsterdam for a long time and this is what she shared with us. Kaiko – A must for […]
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Japan day 12: Tokyo Gyukatsu Motomura

We are back in Tokyo again. Tokyo is really a metropolis compared to Kyoto. Broad roads, tall buildings, big and hip shops.. But Tokyo also has the smallest restaurants like Beef Kontatsu “Gyugatsu Motomura”. I think I found this restaurant on Google maps with 4+ stars. The place has one stroke of walking area, with […]
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Japan day 11: food bucket list

Yesterday I talked about a food bucket list and a reader asked what else there is on my list. The list didn’t exist (yet) on black and white, only in my head. So here is my food bucket list for Japan. To eat: – good sushi, tuna sashimi, salmon sashimi [✓ ate today] – desserts […]
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Japan day 10: Kobe beef

So today we ate Kobe beef. This was on my food bucket list. Check ✔, also done. So how did it taste? Soft, squishy, a little vain, but sweet beef. *Squish squish* with every chew. It’s like eating the fat part, but not that greasy. From a lot of YouTube videos I heard: “melts in […]
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Japan day 7: Osaka

We visited Osaka today and saw a beautiful aquarium, ate yakitori at two places and ate famous okonomiyaki. Dotonbori, street full with lights, shops and food. Gigantic water tanks in the aquarium. Takoyaki = gooey dough balls with a octopus piece. Verdict: so soft and savoury. Okonomiyaki = gooey pancake filled with cole, bacon, shrimp, […]
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Japan day 4: train life Kyoto

Toilet in the train Even the toilets in the train are high tech. There are two sensors, one for putting the seat up and one for flushing. The seat is heated, so your butt is comfortable while you are doing your business. There is even a security button for if you need assistance. Just wow.. […]
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Virtual reality food

Hi guys, no post for today, so you will have to do with this VR Food. Won’t that be cool? Seeing all that delicious food, but you can’t eat it? 😅 Tomorrow I will be posting something for this week. Maybe hotpot, maybe laksa.. See you tomorrow!

To Taste or Not to Taste

The past week I have been using a mouthwash everyday, because I had to make my mouth clean for pulling my wisdom teeth. Everything went well, I didn’t cry. BUT, the mouthwash made me lose my taste. (It was awful!) I couldn’t taste salt properly anymore. A sweet banana was okay. But a sandwich with […]
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When in Swiss eat Schweinbratwurst

” Hi there, liking my brown skin and soft jacket? “