Meal Time On the Road

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I’ve already talked about common foods we make for dinner, and more recently, I did a post about our new favorite soup, but what about during the day? What we eat really depends on what we can find and what is cheap or in season. For instance, we typically eat buckweat or oatmeal for breakfast, but since we have yet to find either of those things here in Turkey, we have transitioned to eating bread and yogurt, eggs, or cheese when we wake up. During the day we also eat a lot of bread since that’s typically something easily found (fresh) in most countries. We rarely stop to cook an actual lunch so more often than not we end up snacking on fruit, bread, and some sort of sweet thing throughout the day. Though it’s not exactly healthy, in every country we have found a twenty-five cent treat (cookies here, ice cream in Georgia, chocolate in India) that is easily found and incorporated into our “lunch,” along with an unlawful amount of bananas in the States, mangos when they were in season in India, copious amounts of watermelon, tomatoes, and peaches throughout the summer in Georgia, and most recently here in Turkey, a whole lot of mandarins and apples since we have been able to find them everywhere.

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