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“Traveling – it leaves you speechless, then turns you into a storyteller.” – Ibn Battuta

Deep Dish Pizza

Never miss this famous delicacy especially if you happened to be in Chicago, the deep-dish pizza capital of the world. I came to learn about this food, a night before I left the city. This was my family's send-off treat. How thoughtful!

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Chocolate Dutch Bonbons

Another Typical Dutch treat we received from our generous friends in Amsterdam is this delicious Dutch Bon Bons beautifully decorated placed in a square tin box with an embossed picture of the Amsterdam Palace. Each piece is filled with two generous coats luxury chocolate.

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A popular delicacy in Netherlands made from a thin layer of firm dough that is glued together using a caramel-like syrup filling. This sweet dessert is also called syrup waffle in English.

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Cookies 'n Cream Mangolicious Float

I do hope you like this as much as you like my Extra Creamy M-Float recipe. It was World Dessert Day last Wednesday (14th October), so I was thinking of making a dessert. Since we bought 6 pieces of mangoes last weekend, I decided to customize and put some twist on the usual Mango Float. Saw a pack of cookies and cream (Oreos) in our itchy mouth (snacks) corner. I crushed it finely using a food processor and make it as one of the layering ingredients. Instead of cutting the Graham crackers into small parts to fill in the gaps, I used the crushed cookies and cream to stuff the holes. You may also spread the cookies and cream as an optional layer to your float. Enjoy this dessert and share!

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