This is Brazil!!!

               Yo this week,I will introduce you a crazy messy boy who went to the south America country.

Who are u?

Hello, my name is Pich Rittapirom,nickname Pich. I am 18 years old and I was an exchange student in Brazil. 

One story

When I was in Brazil, I went to the night club for the first time and I drank a lot of vodka for the first time. After that, I threw up all over the street and end up slept in the bathroom in a nightclub.

Food stations 

Churrasco

Churrasco is a Spanish and Portuguese term referring to beef or grilled meat more generally, differing across Latin America and Europe, but a prominent feature in the cuisine of Uruguay, Brazil, Bolivia, Argentina, Chile, Colombia, Nicaragua, Peru and other Latin American countries.

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Frango assado (Roast chicken)

Roast chicken is chicken prepared as food by roasting whether in a home kitchen, over a fire, or with a professional rotisserie (rotary spit). Generally, the chicken is roasted with its own fat and juices by circulating the meat during roasting, and therefore, are usually cooked exposed to fire or heat with some type of rotary grill so that the circulation of these fats and juices is as efficient as possible. Roast chicken is a dish that appears in a wide variety of cuisines worldwide.

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Salada com batata (Potato salad)

Potato salad is a dish made from boiled potatoes that come in many versions in different regions of the world.It is a popular menu choice of cooks preparing food for a large number of people, because it is easily made in large quantities, can be prepared in advance then refrigerated until needed, and requires inexpensive ingredients.

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Arroz com carne (rice with chicken)

Arroz com carne (rice with chicken) is a traditional dish of Spain and Latin America

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Here is all for this week,see you next week!!

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Black pearl of caribbean (Dominican republic)

This week let’s meet with krataii cute girl from JC who went aboard to the caribbean sea.

Who are u??

Hola!  Hello my name is krataii Pichada Chotipan. I was an AFS exchange student to Dominican. Dominican is a little country on Ispaniolar Island with Heti. So there is no wonder that Dominican has one of the most beautiful sea.

One story.

First day of school,I smell a perfume. And then I saw a guy name “Etan”. He is very handsome  >w< and he is my classmate. So in the prom night,I decide to confess that I like him. I ran to him,hug him and confess that I like him. After that I ran out with a speed of light. In the morning he send me message that  if I told him faster,we could be more than friend. This make me sooooooo sadddddd. I can tell that This is once of my huge heartbroken in my life.

Food Food Food!!!!

Platano Frito

Fried plantain is a dish cooked wherever plantains grow, from Latin America through West Africa to East Africa, and in many parts of Southeast Asia such as Indonesia, where fried snacks (called gorengan) are widely popular.

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Empanada

An empanada is a stuffed bread or pastry baked or fried in many countries in Latin America. The name comes from the Spanish verb empanar, meaning to wrap or coat in bread.

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Sancocho

Sancochois a traditional soup in several Latin American cuisines derived from the Spanish dish known as cocido. Variations represent popular national dishes in the Canary Islands, Puerto Rico, Honduras, Ecuador, Colombia, Panama, Peru, Dominican Republic, and Venezuela It usually consists of large pieces of meat, tubers and vegetables served in a broth.

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Longanisa

Longanisa is like a dry sausage. Dominican style longaniza has been prepared with the juice of bitter oranges (or lime), garlic, oregano and salt. For the casing, pork intestines are used. Then the longaniza is left to cure in the sun for some days. It is eaten fried in its own fats or in vegetable oil. Quality varies considerably because it is generally home-made. Best quality longaniza usually has a 70% lean fat content.

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La Habichuela con carne (Chili con carne)

Chili con carne is a spicy stew containing chilli peppers, meat (usually beef), and often tomatoes and beans. Other seasonings may include garlic, onions, and cumin. Geographic and personal tastes involve different types of meat and ingredients. Recipes provoke disputes among aficionados, some of whom insist that the word “chili” applies only to the basic dish, without beans and tomatoes. Chili con carne is a frequent dish for cook-offs and is used as an ingredient in other dishes.

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Seeeee yaaaaaaaaaa!!!!

Nǐ hǎo! ( Hello!)

This week I will introduce you to know a girl who lived in one of the greatest country in Asia.

 

Who are you?

-Jan, 19

-an AFS student exchange program in China

-currently a second year student, in Journalism program at Thammasat University

About China.

China, officially the People’s Republic of China (PRC), is a sovereign state in East Asia. With a population of over 1.381 billion, it is the world’s most populous state. The state is governed by the Communist Party of China based in the capital of Beijing. China had a long history from the past and China also renowned for one of the seven greatest in the world (China Wall).

Chī Chī Chī !!! (eat eat eat)

1.小笼包 (Xiaolongbao)

Xiaolongbao is a type of steamed bun (baozi) from the Jiangnan region of China, especially associated with Shanghai and Wuxi. It is traditionally prepared in xiaolong, small bamboo steaming baskets, which give them their name.

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2. 饺子 (牛肉)Beef dumpling

Dumpling is a broad classification for a dish that consists of small pieces of dough. The dough can be based on bread, flour, or potatoes, and may be filled with fish, meat, sweets, or vegetables. They may be cooked by boiling, frying, simmering, or steaming. Dumplings may be savoury or sweet and can be eaten by themselves, with gravy or sauce, or in soups or stews.

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3.Fired stuffed bun

Fired stuffed bun is like a steamed one just different on the way you cook it.It can be filled with meat or vegetarian fillings. In many Chinese cultures, these buns are a popular food, and widely available. While they can be eaten at any meal, stuffed bun are often eaten for breakfast. They are also popular as a portable snack or meal. The dish has also become common place throughout various regions of South East Asia due to longstanding Chinese immigration.

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4. Mochi ice cream

Mochi ice cream is a confection made from Japanese mochi (pounded sticky rice) with an ice cream filling. Mochi ice cream is a small, round dessert ball consisting of a soft, pounded sticky rice cake (mochi) formed around an ice cream filling. The ice cream flavors the confection while the mochi adds sweetness and texture.

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5.  ice tea

Iced tea is a form of cold tea. Though usually served in a glass with ice, it can also refer to a tea that has been chilled or cooled. It may or may not be sweetened. Iced tea is also a popular packaged drink.Although not a traditional way to serve tea, iced tea gained widespread popularity in even rural areas since the late 1980s with canned or bottled tea. Many varieties of tea, including green tea, are available packaged and sold in stores. Many families make their own iced tea by either putting lots of ice in a small amount of strong hot tea or by putting hot tea in a fridge for some time.

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Here is the list. Let see what we will serve you next time see ya 

Willkommen nach Deutschland!!! (Welcome to Germany)

Who are u??

I am Pasit Prasertserisakul(Kendo) and I was an Exchange student in Germany. Now I’m undergraduate in SIIT (Sirindhorn International Institute of Technology)

One story

I travelled to Italy without telling my organization(afs). If AFS find out, they will send me back to Thailand right away.I told my organization that I’ll be staying in Switzerland for 7 days, but actually I went to Italy for 4 days then I came back to Switzerland.

About Germany

Germany officially the Federal Republic of Germany is a federal parliamentary republic in central-western Europe. It includes 16 constituent states, covers an area of 357,021 square kilometres,and has a largely temperate seasonal climate. Its capital and largest city is Berlin. With about 82.0 million inhabitants, Germany is the most populous member state of the European Union. After the United States, it is the second most popular human migration destination.

Lass uns essen!!!! (Let’s eat)

1. Germany Bee

Beer is a major part of German culture. German beer is brewed according to the Reinheitsgebot, which only permits water, hops, and malt as ingredients and stipulated that beers not exclusively using barley-malt, such as wheat beer, must be top-fermented (sometimes called the “German Beer Purity Law” in English, is the collective name for a series of regulations limiting the ingredients in beer in Germany and its predecessor states.).

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2.Döner(kebab)

Döner kebab is popular in many countries in the form of fast food, often as an end to a night out when preceded by the consumption of alcohol. It is originateThe word originated in the Middle East .It has different definitions in different varieties of English, and in different cultures. Annual sales of döner kebabs in Germany amounted to €2.5 billion in 2010. Beef or veal, and chicken, are widely used instead of the more expensive lamb.

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3.Germany Sausage

In Germany,There are many kind of sausage and differently in many area.Here is my 3 favourites.

3.1 Currywurst

Currywurst is a fast food dish of German origin consisting of steamed, then fried pork sausage typically cut into slices and seasoned with curry ketchup, a sauce based on spiced ketchup or tomato paste, itself topped with curry powder, or a ready-made ketchup seasoned with curry and other spices. The dish is often served with French fries.

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3.2 Bockwurst

Bockwurst is a German sausage which was first mentioned in 1827 in Bavaria.Nevertheless, an “urban legend” in Berlin claims that it was invented in 1889 by restaurant owner R. Scholtz of Berlin.The sausage is traditionally made from ground veal and pork (tending more towards veal, unlike bratwurst). Bockwurst is flavored with salt, white pepper and paprika. Other herbs, such as chives and parsley, are often also added and, in Germany, bockwurst is often smoked as well.

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3.3 weisswurst

A Weisswurst is a traditional Bavarian sausage made from minced veal and pork back bacon. It is usually flavoured with parsley, lemon, mace, onions, ginger, and cardamom, although there are some variations. Then the mixture is stuffed into pork casings and separated into individual sausages measuring about ten to twelve centimeters in length and about two centimeters in thickness.

4. Haribo

Haribo is a German confectionery company, founded in 1920 by Johannes “Hans” Riegel, Sr. It is headquartered in Bonn and the name comes from an abbreviation of Hans Riegel, Bonn. Haribo is one of the biggest manufacturers of gummy and jelly sweets in the world, with its products mainly consisting of gummy bears, other jelly sweets and liquorice. The company has five factories in Germany and 13 throughout the rest of Europe, and sales offices in almost every country in Europe, as well as in the United States and Australia.

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5. Eintopf(Soup)

Eintopf is a traditional type of German stew which can consist of a great number of ingredients. Technically, the term refers to a way of cooking the ingredients in one pot, not to any specific recipe. Many different regional specialty recipes for Eintopf are known in Germany.

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Here is lists from kendo. what we will serve you next time? see you next week.