Food Trivia: Hungarian Brandies : Hungary produces excellent and powerful fruit brandies (Pálinka), such as Barack from apricots, Cseresznye from cherries, Körte from pears, Alma from apples and Szilva from plums . And there is Unicum, a bitter panacea made from a secret herbal recipe
broad beans cooked in olive oil with chopped parsley, lemon juice and garlic with salt added and served with eggs at breakfast time. Ful medames is traditionally eaten with Pita bread and onions with some pickled vegetables and fresh rocket leaves on the side.
Food Trivia: Cambodian Food : Rice noodles proliferate in the country and can be bought covered in curry sauce from street vendors. The most popular, and refreshing, Khmer drink is soda water with a squeeze of lemon. Crispy fried spiders are a snack for the adventurous in Northern Cambodia.