I've had plans to do this post for a while now, but each time I would think about writing it was somehow always a time when I was hungry. And...this isn't really the type of post a person wants to write when they're hungry but have none of this delicious food to cure their cravings. So, if you're hungry, read with caution.
I just had a lovely brunch of chocolate chip pancakes with a friend, and I'm quite full, so I'm seizing the opportunity. As my year abroad is coming to an end, I find myself reflecting on all of the different aspects of living and traveling in Central Europe and the U.K. I realized, that one of the aspects I haven't talked very much about is all of the amazing food that I have consumed.
Living abroad has put me in the unique situation of being able to eat a lot of delicious food while also losing weight at the same time. This will probably never happen again...but at least I will have this blog post to look at in fondness in the future. So, without further rambling, let me introduce you to some of my favorite food experiences from the past year.
***Disclaimer: I'm not a picky eater by any means, but I'm also not the most adventurous. Some of these may not be the most exciting foods, but I loved them anyway!***
Since Prague has been my home here in Europe, let's begin with the Czech food, shall we? Now...I have to be honest. There isn't a lot of Czech food that is appealing to me. Cabbage and pork knuckle just aren't things that I'm dying to order at a restaurant. However, if you have any sort of appetite for meat and potatoes, you will find dishes that you like.
|Chicken steak with peppers, vegetables, and "American" potatoes.|
|The first meal I ever had in Prague.|
|These dumplings have pieces of bacon in them. Be still my heart...literally,, because cholesterol.|
|Bacon and eggs from Cafe Sladkovsky.|
|Ciganska pecienka (Gypsy roast) at the Christmas market in Bratislava. It's basically chicken or pork meat, with onions and mustard served on a bun.|
|Bratwurst in Berlin.|
|The Checkpoint Charlie. I would describe it as a fried California roll with a really yummy, sweet sauce.|
|Chocolate croissant in Vienna.|
|Ice cream trio in Prague Old Town. Chocolate, vanilla, and hazelnut.|
|Chocolate twist from the supermarket.|
|Gelato at Amorino in London. The dulce de leche was AMAZING.|
What are some of your favorite foods you have tried while traveling? Please leave me a comment and let me know!