13. France – Vichyssoise

Vichyssoise is pretty much leek and potato soup – it’s made from leeks, onions, potatoes, cream and chicken stock. Vichyssoise is thought to have been invented by French chef Louis Diat, who was from the town of Vichy in France. He was the Chef de Cuisine for the Ritz-Carlton hotel in New York and concocted…

1. Thailand – Tom Yam Goong

The first dish has got to be from the most recent travel that I’ve done, and that was a trip to Thailand last year, complete with 16-month old Sophie in tow. We had a fantastic time sampling all the wonderful cuisine, and for my birthday present, hubby gave me a ‘day off’ to attend the…