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The World in Cheeses

Exploring the world through cheese is a great way to get to know local cuisine and culture. Cheese, like wine, is indelibly caught up in the terroir of the place where it was made. Cheese can be made of any type of milk – goat, cow, or water buffalo, to name a few – and what the animal eats, where it goes, and how it’s handled all influence the taste of the milk.

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Cultured Palate: Dishes from France

If you’ve ever been to France, chances are you’ve realized just how amazing the French culinary scene really is. The French are exacting in their tastes, and they’ve had centuries to perfect their cuisine. They’ve even awarded the highest government honors to chefs who prove themselves worthy – just take a peek at the movie Kings of Pastry to get a taste of the high-stakes world of French pastry and confectionary.

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How to Keep Fit on Your Round-The-World Trip

If you’re planning on traveling for two weeks or even longer-term, like several months, it might be wise to take care of your body while on your adventure. You don’t want to end your trip by finding out that you’ve packed on 20 pounds. Surviving off pot noodles and alcohol every day might sound fun, but it can lead to health problems down the line.

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The World in Egg Dishes

Eggs are a delicious source of protein, and one of the only foods that transitions easily from breakfast all the way to dessert with surprising ease. If you’re a fan of eggs, chances are you’ve tried them a few different ways. Even if you think you’re an adventurous eater, there are definitely ways of preparing eggs that you might not be aware of.

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The World in Junk Food

Although the United States gets a bad rap for our love of unhealthy food, the truth is every country has its own unique spin on what we call junk food. Ranging from the truly delicious to the truly disgusting, these 13 junk foods from around the world will make your stomach groan and growl. There are even some easy ones you can try at home!

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How to Make the Most of a Farmer’s Market

Getting your food at a farmer’s market ensures that it’s fresh, local, and seasonal – three things that will improve anyone’s diet. Since farmer’s markets vary widely depending on what’s in season, it’s important to go in with a plan. Here are a few tips on how to make the most of your local farmer’s market.

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Cultured Palate: Dishes from India

Indian cuisine, consequently, varies widely depending on the region, but in general, their dishes are full of intense flavors, fiery spices, and the freshest vegetables that can be found. There are plenty of Indian meat dishes, but on the whole, due to the variety of religious strictures present in the country, the focus is primarily on vegetarian dishes.