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  1. France Expat Forum for Expats Living in France
    Hi everybody - I'm new to this forum, but I hope somebody can help! I moved to France about 6 months ago and something I have noticed that is driving me crazy is that my french oven doesn't release the steam like an American oven does. So when I am trying to roast some chicken thighs, the final...
  2. Spain Expat Forum for Expats Living in Spain
    Hi. Just in the idea phase, but wondering what licences, etc we would need if we wanted to give cooking classes from home (or in peoples homes), possibly through Airbnb Experiences in Madrid. Also thinking of possibly cooking at home and selling on a small scale or catering. Can anyone tell...
  3. Philippines Expat Forum
    One reason I'm moving to the Philippines is that my Canada government pension, although it is tied to the yearly inflation rate, just can't keep up with rising prices, especially food that costs more and more by the month since a great deal is imported. I have to greatly limit the variety of...
  4. Mexico Expat Forum for Expats Living in Mexico
    We've been here in Mexico for three weeks and are enjoying new foods whenever we can. I stopped at a roadside produce truck today and bought some corn. It's light in color, with much larger kernels than back in the states, a lot of taper from bottom to top. I boiled for about 10 minutes and it...
  5. Dubai Expat Forum for Expats Living in Dubai
    Does anyone know where you can buy duck breast to cook at home in Dubai? Have checked all the regulars CF/Spinneys/ParknShop? Any help will be grateflly received!. Thanks
  6. France Expat Forum for Expats Living in France
    Being from a Chinese origin family who never use soup cubes to make a soup, I'm craving to make stock or broth out of soup bones, be them from beef or pork. Does anyone know if I could get soup bones in Paris? Where and how much would they be generally? If I need to go to the butchers', how...
  7. The Sandpit
    I am a housewife, recently shifted to Dubai. I love rice as every other second person in this world, People say aged rice is good to opt for because it's good in taste and for health as well, I want to know how to identify between aged rice and new rice. Help me if you know the answer.
  8. Australia Expat Forum for Expats Living in AU
    Hi All, I'm an Irish chef with 20 years experience , currently living in South Africa and looking for a sponsorship to move to Australia with my family. I am passionate and enthuatsic about cooking. I am a lifelong learner of new techniques that enhance my skills. I pay attention to detail...
  9. Other Asia
    I know of a contact offering cooking lessons in Penang. She's teaching local dishes and snacks. I'll give you the contact number if you like.
  10. Egypt Expat Forum for Expats Living in Egypt
    Hi everyone, While I know one can purchase certain electronic kitchen appliances in Egypt like blenders, food processors, and microwaves, I am curious to learn whether other items might be available. Coming from the US, I'd rather not drag along my 110v. appliances and deal with transformers...
  11. Egypt Expat Forum for Expats Living in Egypt
    I am moving to Cairo in February. Previous times that I lived there (in 1987-88, 1992-3, and 99-2000), food shopping options for gourmet cooking were limited. I love to cook several types of Asian food (Chinese, Japanese, Korean, Indian, Persian), European food (French, Spanish, Italian), and...
  12. Le Bistro
    Since we have a number of folks on the forum who are still somewhat new to France, I thought it might be fun to have a "food thread" to point out local delicacies or just point out some of the "convenience foods" á là française... We've been taking advantage lately of the "farce" from the...
  13. La Tasca
    My favourite TV chef has a new TV series on Spanish food starting on BBC2 on 14 July. I love his approach to food and can't wait to see this - though as we don't have UK TV I have pre-ordered the book and DVD as an early Christmas present for myself! "Rick Stein" Rick Stein's Spain Book & DVD...
  14. Expat Media & Research Requests
    Greetings expats! I hope this message finds you all well. I'd like to ask your help with a project I'm working on... a book proposal for an expat cookbook. In my experience as an expat, I have found cooking in my host country to be both challenging and fun. I enjoy introducing my friends to...
  15. France Expat Forum for Expats Living in France
    I want my children to experience living overseas and my partners wants to learn how to speak French so we are looking at France. Ideally I would also like to attend a cooking school while we are there. We are looking at a 3-4 month time frame. Does anyone have any suggestions? What is the best...
  16. Spain Expat Forum for Expats Living in Spain
    Does anyone know what aceite de semilla is made out of? Also, I'm looking for canola oil and walnut oil...has anyone run into either of these anywhere and know what they might be called in Spanish? I live in Coruña. Thanks!
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