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St. Lucia Saffron Buns (Lussebullar)

Here’s a quickie for the last of 2015! I’m in Taiwan awaiting a red-eye flight home, watching the Chinese version of David Attenborough with my mum and grandma. Landing in Taipei on the 25th, the only mention of Christmas was from our cheerful Dutch cabin crew upon announcing local … Continue reading

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Christmassy Poland & Kraków Bagels (Obwarzanek)

For an old city, Kraków feels young. Sure there are plenty of wizened folk walking their matching dogs, plenty haunched over their breakfasts or selling obwarzanek krakowski, but Kraków itself—as a cultural centre and urban dwelling place—feels young in the sense that it’s just getting back … Continue reading

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Jamaican Ginger Cake

When learning about a foreign country, one of the most telling and fascinating aspects to observe is the natives’ treatment of the cultural minorities there—how they are spoken of, interacted with, portrayed by the media. Where I left behind the late-night Cuban diners of South Florida, … Continue reading

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