One thing which we had not expected to find, however, was that some of this street food was so good it had earned itself a converted Michelin star!
After being in Malaysia for a few days we noticed the great amount of Indian food that there was! This pas particularly noticeable in Penang with its little India and in Thani Rata with a street filled with Indian food sellers - it was great! This led us to discover our new favourite breakfast snack … Continue reading Thosai, our new favourite breakfast!
The coffee shops of Penang are legendary. They serve as great communal eating spaces, where many people can come together to share the amazing food on offer. At first the format of service at the coffee shops of the city can be a little confusing, but you quickly get used to it. You start by … Continue reading Coffee Shops – Penang’s communal dining rooms!
Known as Malaysia's capital of food Penang is a must go to foodie destination! Here are some of our favourite dishes! Cendol This traditional Malaysian desert is made out of red beans, pea flower strands and shaved ice, tossed in palm sugar syrup and sprinkled with more sugar. It is very sweet and after getting … Continue reading 5 must eats in Penang!
After wandering for a couple of hours on our first night in Ko Tao looking for food we found the Yin Yang restaurant. This fairly low key place offers popular Thai dishes and a range of fresh teas, fruit shakes and beers. It quickly became our favourite place on the island because of its delicious … Continue reading Favourites! Yin Yang, Ko Tao
Whether it's a plate of Pad Thai, a stick of sweet chilli beef or a coconut full of ice cream, nowhere seems to quite do street food like Thailand! Wandering the streets of any town or city in the country you seem to find a huge variety of stalls selling a variety of snacks and … Continue reading Street food, our first Thai taste…
1. Croquettes from Febo There is nothing more convenient that buying crisp hot croquettes from a wall of vending machines, and for 1.80 - 2.20 they are some of the cheapest snacks in town! Here is our story of finding Febo... 2. Herring from Stubbe Haring Herring is wildly popular in the Netherlands, try it as … Continue reading 5 cheap snacks you have to try in Amsterdam
Walking near Amsterdam central station we noticed a couple of street food vans by the canal. They were selling Herring, lightly salted and kept in brine, but essentially raw which has apparently been a Dutch tradition for over 600 years. I have to admit I was a little apprehensive to try this at first, but remembering how … Continue reading Amsterdam street food: Herring
Something that I had been looking forward to experiencing in Amsterdam, after procrastinating at work and looking at endless lists of things to do, was some Dutch fast food. After seeing lots of pictures of chips and herring I saw a Febo pop up, a picture showed a wall of old fashioned looking vending machines filled … Continue reading fast food, Dutch style: FEBO