How to make Turkish ezogelin soup

How to make Turkish ezogelin soup

Made with red lentils and bulgur, ezogelin soup is one of the best-loved dishes in Turkey. In fact, we don’t think you can find a lokanta (restaurant) or kebapçı (kebab house) in Turkey that won’t have it on the menu. It is the perfect start to any Turkish meal. In...

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How to make the perfect caipirinha

How to make the perfect caipirinha

While no one really knows where the caipirinha came from (some say it started in the early 1900s as a cure for the Spanish flu), there’s no denying that the cocktail has arrived as one of those drinks you’ve just got to try — going to Brazil and not having...

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Local kitchen: Czech-style marinated cheese

Local kitchen: Czech-style marinated cheese

Nakládaný hermelín (cheese marinated in garlic and onion) lives in the hearts of Czech people. It’s a Czech phenomenon you can find in every (proper) local restaurant in Prague — just look for the section on the menu that says “Food to go with beer.” There are even books and websites dedicated...

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How to make spiced wine… Venetian-style

How to make spiced wine… Venetian-style

Okay, so you could say that spiced wine is the same no matter where it’s made. Take some wine, some fruit, some spices, and drink up, right? Well, not exactly. The traditional winter drink can be found throughout Europe and beyond (North and South America have variations as well), but...

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How to make feijoada

How to make feijoada

(Our Urban Adventures tour, Hidden Feijoada, offers a new, unexpected take on the feijoada — check out the video above for a sneak peek!) If you know Brazilian food, you’ve probably heard of feijoada, the country’s national dish. One of the most typical foods in Brazil, it is a black...

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Local Kitchen: Vegetarian Sago Cutlets

Local Kitchen: Vegetarian Sago Cutlets

This recipe for sago cutlets comes from India’s capital courtesy of our friends at Delhi Urban Adventures. The recipe is super simple, and with its main ingredient of tapioca pearls, it’s an unusual vegetarian take on the cutlet. Without much planning or hard work, you’ll have a delicious Indian treat...

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Local Kitchen: Grandma’s Applesauce

Local Kitchen: Grandma’s Applesauce

This family recipe comes from the heart of Pennsylvania apple country . Mary from Philadelphia Urban Adventures shared her Thanksgiving tradition of making fresh applesauce with her Grandma and we have to say, it’s better than anything you’ll find in a can and it’ll feed the whole family! It’s easy to prepare and...

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