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Authentic Tsuivan Recipe | Watching Mongolian Nomads cooking

Authentic Tsuivan Recipe | Watching Mongolian Nomads cooking

Dear Foodlovers!We have learned cooking another classic recipe from Mongolia and want to share it with you. It is one of the most famous dishes in the land of the nomads. Tsuivan! This is certainly one of the foods that you will get served when staying in a Yurt with a local family. It's super easy to make and 100% authentic. Nothing westernized here! Give it a try! ...
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12 Delightful Must Try dishes on The Trans Mongolian Railway

12 Delightful Must Try dishes on The Trans Mongolian Railway

Following the Trans Mongolian Railway all the way to Beijing remains a dream for many travelers. Being attracted by the endless forests and stunning landscapes of Mongolias magnificent Steppe, this journey is one of the most desirable Bucket List objects. This year we made the legendary train journey towards East. Our main focus was food discovery between Russia and Mongolia. Here are 12 delightful must try local dishes that you encounter en route....
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How to Get a Tourist Visa for India In Laos 2016

How to Get a Tourist Visa for India In Laos 2016

This post is for all you disappointed souls out there, who still have to digest the sad news: No more Indian Tourist Visa granted in Thailand! Not even with an agency! Trust me. Its done! At least in 2016. Yeah I know, its really not cool. Gone are the good old days, where we could just conveniently fly to Thailand to renew your Indian Visa.  But let us not be stuck in sadness and get the problem solved! Here is what we did:...
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Buuz Recipe- The legendary Dumplings from Mongolia

Buuz Recipe- The legendary Dumplings from Mongolia

We have brought you a special culinary treasure from our visit to Buryatia. A gut rocking Buuz recipe! These famous meat filled Dumplings are widely spread in Buryatia and Mongolia, where they are traditionally eaten during New Years Eve. On our visit to Hotel Orda in Ulan Ude, we had the honor to meet Head Chef Eugene, who cooked us some Mongolian Buuz to die for. No more talking! Here is the Recipe!...
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Borscht Recipe- The heart of Russian cuisine

Borscht Recipe- The heart of Russian cuisine

 As we are getting closer to Mongolia, churches transform into Buddhist Temples and tight fir forests into wide space with mountain views. It felt amazing to witness this transformation. And not only the land has changed , but also its people. We arrived to Ulan Ude, the Asian part of Russia and home to the Buryats, who are the largest indigenous group in Siberia. Knowing that this is the end of our journey in Russia, we wonder if we will still meet a local to cook with. We didn't want to leave Russia without a recipe. It should...
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5 Restaurants that left us Speechless in Irkutsk

5 Restaurants that left us Speechless in Irkutsk

After 87 hours on the train we have finally arrived to Irkutsk, Eastern Siberia. There is something fascinating about Irkutsk. As an ancient City with a modern twist to it, it is somehow occupying the perfect harmony between old and new. Archaic wooden houses stand next to shopping malls. Being a famous stop on the Trans-Siberian Railway, Irkutsk is great place to meet like minded adventurers. It is here where Travel Tales get exchanged over a beer or two, in one of Irkutsk's many inviting bars.  You can already ...
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Bukstinbiezputra Recipe – Or Latvia on a Plate

Bukstinbiezputra Recipe – Or Latvia on a Plate

Riga! We cannot get enough of this delightful City. Elli and I love to just stroll through its streets in late summer and absorb the romantic vibe, that the city undoubtedly sends out.  Local chefs have been feeding us with yummy dishes. Most them we have never seen before in our lives. Without any exception they have tasted overwhelmingly awesome and we really think it is time to cook something up for you now! Of course we cook something local to give you that authentic taste of Latvia and bring some new smells ...
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6 Restaurants that will make your Days in Riga

6 Restaurants that will make your Days in Riga

The charming captital of Latvia provides various eateries for the foodies taste buds. From the humble fish and chips platters in ordinary pubs, to the poshest dishes served at exquisite Restaurants on rooftops. Riga has it all! We are mainly hunting for good local food on the cheaper side and have been eating our way around Riga. Here we present  our 6 favorite budget eateries in Riga. Most of them are local. We have made only one exception. The places we have chosen are all doable on a weekend trip...
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Šaltibarščiai | The Pink Soup Recipe from Lithuania

Šaltibarščiai | The Pink Soup Recipe from Lithuania

Here is the Pink Soup Story: The Baltic States have always been Countries I desperately wanted to go travel to.  Photographs that I frequently saw in travel magazines over years made me dream of it more and more. Especially the Old Towns with their beautiful architecture and magnificent ocean of red roofs whose beauty arises especially during sunset time.  No wonder that the ever romantic prettiness has always attracted me and the pictures kept sneaking into my thoughts....
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A Pierogi Recipe from Warsaw

A Pierogi Recipe from Warsaw

Step one: Firstly strain your flour through a sieve into a bowl. This will have a positive effect on the smoothness of the dough later. Step two:  Then add salt to the bowl and add sourcream, eggyolks and pour in the hot water slowly. Stir everything with a fork. Step three: Cover the bowl with a cling foil and set aside for 15 minutes. [gallery columns="2" size="full" ids="1836,1840"] Step four:  After 15 minutes add the oil and stir again. Once again cover and set aside for 15 minutes. Step five: When the dough has been sitting for another 15 min...
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4 Amazing Local Restaurants in Warsaw

4 Amazing Local Restaurants in Warsaw

Are you in Warsaw and want to get a taste of some amazing and cheap polish dishes? Don't know where to find them? We had the same problem. Exploring Warsaw in terms of good local eateries can be very overwhelming, especially when you only staying for a couple of days.There are so many delicious places. in our opinion,the best thing you can do is asking the locals! During our stay in Warsaw we asked our AirBnB Hosts for advice. They have send us to some special places, that have been packed with mouthwatering dishes. ...
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