I lived in Ireland while working as an au pair. I don’t miss the life of being an au pair; it wasn’t easy or exciting, but I really miss a few things and some of the people I met there (many of whom I’m still in touch with). Irish food was so different, and after one year I really couldn’t stand beans in tomato sauce and gravy anymore. But I seriously miss their traditional Irish soup made from vegetables and blended into a creamy consistency. Hand in hand with the soup prepared by my host family in Ireland were Irish scones. After a year there, I learned how to bake these awesome treats in sweet and salty versions. Sweet scones are served with butter, jamRead more.

Spending your Christmas in the Czech Republic? Would you like to eat typical Czech Christmas dish as well? Today, we are going to learn how to make a typical Czech Christmas dinner. Some Czechs don’t like carp so they would prefer to make a fried schnitzel instead, either chicken or pork. So lets go make your own Czech Christmas dinner! What do you need? – Carp fillets (chicken or pork steak) – Flour (use the one that is called Hladká mouka) – Eggs (raw for the schnitzel and 1 boiled egg for the salad) – Breadcrumbs – Pickles – Onion (lightly boiled or steamed) – Potatoes (whole boiled and peeled potatoes) – Carrots – Peas, corn (not necessary) – MayoRead more.