Around the World Meals

Recreating Italy

There were certain dishes I ate in Italy that I knew I had to replicate. So, I decided on a menu of Melon Salad, Gnocchi alla Romana, and Chocolate Gelato for this week.

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The Galettes of Bretagne

Currently, we are staying in Rennes, which is in the Brittany region (Bretagne) of France.

In Bretagne, one of the specialties is galettes, which are buckwheat crepes. Luckily, there are also many vegetarian galette options (though no vegan ones). Here are some of the more delicious galettes (and one dessert crepe) that we have tried.

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Portugal Night

Last Friday, we visited Portugal via its delightful cuisine. I borrowed a fantastic book from the library called The New Portuguese Table. If you click the link, you can actually preview some of the recipes on Amazon. For strict vegetarians and vegans, I do not recommend buying the book – most of the recipes are meaty. However, I would highly recommend requesting it or borrowing it from your library.

Portugal is also a rather meaty country, but after close inspection of the book, I selected “Chilled Fava Bean Soup with Apples”, “Goat Cheese, Walnut, and Honey Triangles”, “Sweet and Sour Carrots”, and “Rosemary Creme Brulee” for our meal.

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Austria Night

This past Wednesday, we had Austria Night. We have previously “visited” 26 countries – at least one per continent, not including Antarctica.

To find out what Austrian fare was like, I used the powers of the Internet. This is what I found.

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