Austrian

Belgian

history of belgian frites

A History of Belgian Frites

Following my post on Belgian frites, I found the history of the Belgian frite was a minefield of controversy, misunderstandings and vying be...

Dutch

recipe for dutch apple pie

Apple Pie In Amsterdam

"Instead of ....writing  - I go make an apple pie, or study The Joy of Cooking, reading it like a rare novel" -Sylvia Plath   I kn...

English

French

German

german salad dressing recipe

Authentically German salad dressing

A while ago I posted a recipe for a confused German salad dressing which wasn’t too sure whether it wasn’t really Greek. I mentioned in that...

Irish

irish coffee recipe

Irish Coffee

"Only Irish coffee provides in a single glass all four essential food groups: alcohol, caffeine, sugar and fat." Alex Levine   &...

Scandinavian

Scottish

oatcakes recipe

Scottish Oatcakes

“’Do not the people in the north of England, Scotland and Wales live even now upon oaten cakes?’ ‘Yes, and from habit prefer them to bread ...

Swiss

Welsh