Post Tagged with "lunch"

Picture Postcards: Costa Rican lunch

Today’s photo is from Nuria in Costa Rica. It’s a typical Costa Rican lunch dish called casado.

According to Nuria, this is just one variation of casado. She wrote:


July 18, 2011 4 comments

Picture Postcards: Turkish lunch

A Turkish lunch of pideli köfte – meatballs (these ones were lightly flavoured with cumin) on cubes of pide bread. Accompanied by a drink rarely seen outside Turkey, Uludağ gazoz.


July 11, 2011 2 comments

Picture Postcards: Okinawa lunch

This photo of yakisoba was taken by our contributor Mike, also known around the internet as “Ryukyu Mike“. He describes this dish as stir-fried noodles with a few veggies and a bit of meat that, when offered up at festivals, is sometimes cooked in a pan over charcoal.

More about Okinawa and Japan:
Ancestor Worship in Okinawa, Japan
An Okinawan Wedding
Breakfast Around the World

July 4, 2011 1 comment

Picture Postcards: An all Texas lunch

This photo of a very Texan lunch was taken by Anina2007 on Flickr who is actually Pocketcultures Ana! It is comprised of chicken fried steak, Texas toast, gravy, fried zucchini, cole slaw and potato salad.

More food!
New Zealand Pie
Beer and nibbles Argentinean style
Breakfast around the world

June 27, 2011 2 comments

Picture Postcards: New Zealand pie

If our survey is anything to go by, food is a popular topic so, even though June doesn’t technically start for another couple of days, we thought we’d kick in early on Picture Postcards to see what everyone is eating for lunch. Here is my contribution from New Zealand.

In some places, such as in North America, the word ‘pie’ conjures up ideas of sweet desserts. Here in New Zealand a pie is almost always savoury. They come filled with meat, fish or veggies and are quite popular for a stay-at-home dinner, or an on-the-run lunch.

What do you eat for lunch in your country?

Want to know more about New Zealand?
The New Zealand Dairy
Traditional Maori Craft in New Zealand
Summer Rituals in New Zealand

May 30, 2011 Comments disabled