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About MeHello, my name is Erica Gott, and I am traveling the world as a nomad for a year (or more) so that I can meet new people, see new places, and eat new foods. My passion has always been about eating good foods. Now I am following my dream of finding traditional foods all over the world. I’ll be writing posts from each place I visit, comparing the foods I find with the foods I grew up with in the United States. Subscribe to my blog and follow me around the world. Ask questions and I will do my best to answer them. This is going to be an exciting year!
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Monthly Archives: March 2011
I’m still cooking with apples. I’ve made apple crumbles (3 batches), apple cobblers (3 different recipes), apple pastries (like little muffin-shaped empanadas), fried apples, and apples cooked with onions (not my fave). So far, I’ve used about half of what … Continue reading
What to do with a whole lot of apples? Make yummy things with them, of course! I went online and searched out crumble recipes, which in the US we call ‘crisps.’ I also found a couple of cobbler recipes, since … Continue reading
Yesterday Marina took me (and Danu) to see Marble Hill beach and Ards Forest. Both are only a few minutes drive from Corcreggan Mill, heading east towards Letterkenny. I’ve made a picture of the map Brendan created about a year … Continue reading
So today Marina tells me she’s going to make blinis and she wants some of my fried apples for it. Oh, goody! I finished washing the outside windows as fast as possible, went back to the annex, and heated up … Continue reading
As promised, I went out this morning and took pictures of the old abandoned homestead I saw yesterday. The fog is still present in the distance, so Muckish Mountain is barely visible. Muckish in Irish means “like a pig, or … Continue reading
This is just a quick little post to talk about what I ate today. I realized that I haven’t said a lot about food the past few days, but have just posted pictures (not that that’s a bad thing). Breakfast: … Continue reading
Today was my first full day off since I arrived at Corcreggan Mill two weeks ago. That’s not because Brendan is working me too much, but because I just didn’t feel like getting out in the cold to walk to … Continue reading
In which I take an outing to see the town of Falcarragh and the cliffs at Horn Head, by Dunfanaghy.
On Wednesday evening, two Saudi Arabian families arrived at Millhouse. They live in Dublin at the moment, and came up to Corcreggan for a holiday. The man who booked for them, Saud, is an old friend of Brendan’s. He’s an … Continue reading
Before I get to the story of the Saudis, I thought I’d show you some more pictures of this magical Ireland I’m discovering.