Travel Food Atlas Blog

Welcome to the Travel Food Atlas blog, it’s great to have you here!

The Travel Food Atlas blog is an exploration of food in countries all around the world. From Africa to South America, with a stop off in Europe, discovering all about food, culture, cuisine, travel, recipes and delicacies.

We hope to showcase some of the weird and wonderful things they eat in different countries around the world and we hope it inspires you to follow us throughout the journey. Whether it’s from the depths of Asia, the beautiful Oceanic islands, or the diverse North America, the world is full of incredible cultural delights and we hope you enjoy experiencing it as much as we do.

Travelling around the world, tasting the delicious cuisines of local cultures, we hope you will follow along with us on Facebook or Twitter, it’s really great to have you along for the ride!

11 Ecuadorian Foods Everyone Must Try

11 Ecuadorian Foods Everyone Must Try

Ecuadorian food is one of the most underrated cuisines in South America. The cuisine of Ecuador is particularly diverse for a small country, owing to its varying geography that includes the Amazon, the Pacific coast and the Sierra. Usage of ingredients such as seafood, rice…

Century Egg: Origin, Taste, Benefits & Preparation

Century Egg: Origin, Taste, Benefits & Preparation

Century egg (or hundred-year egg) is a Chinese delicacy of preserved duck, chicken or quail eggs. They become black in appearance with a dark green yolk after being processed for weeks or months in a clay, ash, quicklime mixture along with salt. There is a…

Sujuk Sausage Recipe: A Middle East Favorite

Sujuk Sausage Recipe: A Middle East Favorite

Sujuk is a delicious dry, spiced sausage consumed in countries throughout the Middle East. Whilst most commonly associated with Lebanon and Turkey, it is revered in Egypt, Syria, Palestine, Israel and Iraq too. Sujuk, also known as sucuk, soudjouk or sudzhuk, is most popularly eaten…

Mad Honey: The Bizarre Hallucinogenic Red Honey

Mad Honey: The Bizarre Hallucinogenic Red Honey

It’s thick. It’s red-golden. It’s delightfully sweet. And it might just kill you if you consume more than one teaspoon. We’re talking about mad honey – a psychedelic liquid that will have you tripping with just one spoonful. It’s hard to believe something as harmless…

22 Best French Foods Everyone Must Try!

22 Best French Foods Everyone Must Try!

French cuisine is known around the globe for its flavor and finesse. From wholesome desserts to delectable cheeses, wines, stews, soups, fresh fish….every region in France has its own specialty. Traditional french food consists of a simple combination of natural, rich flavors that come together…

Muktuk: The Inuit Whale Delicacy

Muktuk: The Inuit Whale Delicacy

Muktuk is a traditional Inuit delicacy that consists of whale meat cut into cubes. Yes, you read that right! This dish is certainly not for the faint of heart. It evokes a very polarized reaction from people. Muktuk is eaten by Inuits predominantly in Greenland,…

Haitian Cuisine Guide: 5 Best Foods of Haiti

Haitian Cuisine Guide: 5 Best Foods of Haiti

You’ve definitely heard of Haiti before. Maybe you’ve heard of the long coastline of beaches like Labadie, or the gorgeous historical fortress Citadelle Laferrière.  Or maybe it was the devastating 2010 earthquake that brought Haiti to your attention. Either way, there’s one thing about Haiti…

Malawi Nsima Recipe & Everything You Must Know

Malawi Nsima Recipe & Everything You Must Know

If there’s one place that deserves to be called the Warm Heart Of Africa, it’s Malawi. Unlike the more westernized countries in Africa, Malawi is somewhat untouched by external culture; which makes for a very unique tourist destination. Wildlife reserves, tea plantations, beautiful scenery, and…..…

13 Most Incredible Foods From Panama You Must Try

13 Most Incredible Foods From Panama You Must Try

You might be dying go to Panama for the famous Panama Canal, or Bocas Del Toro, or the San Blas Islands. We’ll warn you beforehand, though. There’s one thing you absolutely won’t see coming. And it’s the exquisite Panamanian food!   When it comes to food,…

9 Botswanan Foods Everyone Must Try!

9 Botswanan Foods Everyone Must Try!

Botswana might just be Africa’s most tourist-friendly country. Welcoming people, remote lodges, exceptional wildlife viewing and, most importantly, food that you’ll never experience elsewhere! Now, we won’t just sugarcoat things here. Botswanan food isn’t for the faint of heart! You’ll find here cuisine that’s made…

Fruit Bat Soup: The Traditional Palau Delicacy

Fruit Bat Soup: The Traditional Palau Delicacy

Beauty is in the eye of the beholder, they say. And that’s exactly what you’ll think after trying Palau’s famed delicacy – Fruit Bat Soup. This is truly one of the weirdest foods eaten around the world. Served in a large bowl of delicious soup…

A Guide To Māori Hāngī: New Zealand

A Guide To Māori Hāngī: New Zealand

Hāngī is a dish cooked in an earth oven by the Māori people of New Zealand, typically containing a variety of meats and vegetables. We were so lucky on our trip to be able to spend time with a group of Māori people who looked…

Australian Anzac Biscuits: History & Recipe

Australian Anzac Biscuits: History & Recipe

Anzac biscuits are one of those sweet treats that just defines Australia due to its rich history and continued adoration by the population. If you’re Australian and just want to find out the history of Anzac biscuits or you’re planning a big Aussie vacation, it’s…

9 Traditional Chilean Foods & Dishes You Have To Try

9 Traditional Chilean Foods & Dishes You Have To Try

Chilean food is as diverse as its coastline along the Pacific Ocean! Chile is interesting due to the length of the country meaning it is home to a range of different soil types, climates, and ecosystems which all contribute to a variety of incredible dishes,…

12 Best Traditional Moroccan Dishes & Foods You Must Try

12 Best Traditional Moroccan Dishes & Foods You Must Try

Moroccan cuisine is an incredible melting pot of spices, meats and influences from Arabic and Mediterranean countries. Walking through markets in any Moroccan city you will find a huge array of colorful spices, herbs, street food stalls and aromas that will make you fall in…

Chinese Bird’s Nest Soup  Delicacy: Facts, Benefits, Price & Recipe

Chinese Bird’s Nest Soup Delicacy: Facts, Benefits, Price & Recipe

If you’ve ever come across any mention of the famed Chinese Delicacy Bird’s Nest Soup you’ve probably heard all kinds of good things about it. It’s good for infants, prevents you from falling sick, excellent for pregnant women, (is this the elixir to immortality?!)…..the list…

8 Delicious, Traditional Hispanic Soups To Try This Winter

8 Delicious, Traditional Hispanic Soups To Try This Winter

Hispanic cuisine undoubtedly boasts some of the most flavorful dishes in the world. And Hispanic soups are no exception! Traditional Hispanic soups contain a myriad of unique ingredients. Offal meats like beef tongue, oxtail, and tripe are often used in Hispanic meals and bring them…

12 Best German Foods Everyone Must Try!

12 Best German Foods Everyone Must Try!

Not many people think of Germany as a country with a rich foodie history, especially when compared to Italian or Asian cuisines for example. But you might be surprised to find there is definitely a distinctive foodie culture in Germany with some real delicious dishes…