Around the World in 80 Plates, Recipes

Around the World in 80 Plates: Jakarta, Indonesia

Captain Create is on the move again and this time she is in the islands (where there is no snow!) checking out all the tropical fruit and interesting foods they have to offer. Indonesia is a large group of islands located just south of the Philippines, and Captain Create has stopped off in the biggest… Continue reading Around the World in 80 Plates: Jakarta, Indonesia

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Around the World in 80 Plates: Okinawa, Japan

Captain Create is on an island in the South Pacific while we are all in Utah in the snow... She's gone to Okinawa, Japan today! While Okinawa is the smallest and least populated of the five islands of Japan1, it has a lot of cool stuff going for it, including being the birthplace of Karate,… Continue reading Around the World in 80 Plates: Okinawa, Japan

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Around the World in 80 Plates: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA

Captain Create is on the east coast of the USA, in Philadelphia, for National Pepper Pot Day! While here to learn about stew, there are many other things to see in the city known as the Birthplace of the United States. Some researchers have dedicated their lives to studying the history of "Philly" and the… Continue reading Around the World in 80 Plates: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA

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Around the World in 80 Plates: Vienna, Austria

Captain Create has gone to the mountains this week, as well as visiting a pretty city along the Danube river; She is in Austria, and getting a very famous lunch in Vienna! Austria has lots of mountains, and the Alps make up almost 3/4 of the country in the western portion. The Alps are steep… Continue reading Around the World in 80 Plates: Vienna, Austria

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Around the World in 80 Plates: Port-au-Prince, Haiti

Haiti is a small island country in the Caribbean, and has its own unique cuisine that has been influenced by the island's wide variety of people who moved to, or were forcibly brought, to the island over the course of the last 500 or so years. This island used to be called Hispaniola, and it… Continue reading Around the World in 80 Plates: Port-au-Prince, Haiti

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Around the World in 80 Plates: Harare, Zimbabwe

Welcome to Zimbabwe, in the southern part of the African continent! The capitol city, where Captain Create is visiting, is called Harare, and is home to many people, including professors, researchers, accountants, restaurant cooks, and bus drivers (just like we have here in Utah). These folks have to get up and attend school or work… Continue reading Around the World in 80 Plates: Harare, Zimbabwe

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Around the World in 80 Plates: Quito, Ecuador // Locro de Papa

Captain Create is south of the equator this week in a tiny, but very cool country called Ecuador. Its located high in the Andes Mountains, near Peru and Colombia. The capital city of Quito is the second highest city in the world at 9350 feet (that's almost two miles up!). There have been people living… Continue reading Around the World in 80 Plates: Quito, Ecuador // Locro de Papa

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Around the World in 80 Plates: Helsinki, Finland// Karelian Pasty

Captain Create is in the far north again, this time tasting all sorts of Nordic foods in Finland! This Nordic country is famous for a few things, including the Northern Lights, herds of wild reindeer, and it has over 180,000 lakes1! You'll need to be tough to swim in the lakes here; The water is… Continue reading Around the World in 80 Plates: Helsinki, Finland// Karelian Pasty