How much does food play a part of your travels?

When I was a child we always had bubble and squeak for tea ( which is what we call the evening meal in the North of the UK) on Mondays. I always thought it was my mum’s secret recipe passed down from generation to generation.
It was many years later that I discovered it was just the left overs from Sunday dinner mashed up! :rofl:

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While traveling my main focus is on food. As we travel to the different destinations we find a variety of changes in the food served. If it is a seaside location then eating seafood is a must.

In India, Goa is one of my favorite beachside destinations.
There are various classy multi-cuisine restaurants available that offer outstanding food services.

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A warm welcome to the forum @MrunalMehta and thank-you for contributing to the conversation. I am totally the same… new foods, new tastes and new cooking experiences are a key part of my house sitting and travel experiences. Please enjoy making connections here in the community and we look forward to seeing you around :slight_smile:

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Heading up to the Atlantic Provinces of Canada soon. One word lobster……

A couple of years ago when we lived on Ruby we used to stop at a likely fishing boat and banter with the fishermen for fresh fish and seafood. Maine lobster was our favourite. Straight from the kreel to our pail, $5 each.
In Bocas del Toras we (almost ) lived on fresh tuna, mahi mahi and swordfish. Funnily enough it’s almost impossible to get fresh fish in Panama City.

Yes, food is an important element in our travelling adventure.

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We lived in Halifax Nova Scotia @ElsieDownie and Friday was company lobster bake day … when in season.

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Thanks, @ElsieDownie . I always wondered what those cages were called!

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Yes, seafood when by the coast is also a must for me. Sadly my husband and sons aren’t great fish eaters so I mainly have to indulge when eating out. I’ve also enjoyed lobster in Canada. We used to stay in Montreal regularly and there was a great fish restaurant just down the street. My French is good, but the menu was a bit of a challenge of my knowledge of all the different fish names when translating for my friends!

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@Vanessa-ForumCMgr Thank You!

How wonderful! Enjoy!

Yeah, food is a huge part of our travels, whether pet sitting or not. We always want to try the local/regional delights, and I also often want to understand how to make them myself. And we also try to enjoy things that can only be found in top shelf form in a given place/country (e.g. Europe really doesn’t do donuts well for the most part, so there’s always lots of donuts if we are in America).

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Ok had to resuscitate this topic today. I am 10 days from my hosts return from two months in Uruguay and the house keepers here and I really look forward to our chats and coffee. Today they brought me Gorditas as well as a packet of healing herbs from Mexico.
I have been to Mexico several times and lived in several Mexican communities in California and Arizona but this was a treat I had never heard of or sampled.
The explained to me that they are made in big outdoor clay ovens. They look like oversized English crumpets that have mated with coconut pancakes :laughing:
Lightly sweetened and soft.
yum yum

Found this recipe online that seems to be the closest to the ones I have but I see they can be made in a variety of ways.

What are you savoring where you are?

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So Korea farmer’s markets. I really can’t say I tried.

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Couldn’t resist @Amparo…not food at this moment, but savoring all the hugs and kisses from my favorite 5 year old :heart::heart::heart: In Boston

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Sounds delicious @Joanne

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I can be a sitter.