samster's adventures

An adventurous girl cooks, eats and explores in Europe.

Highlights: Haggis and Vegetarian Haggis

The traditional food to try in Scotland is definitely the Haggis. Some may lose interest after hearing what it is, various sheep organs mixed with oats, spices and vegetables then … Continue reading

September 26, 2013 · 1 Comment

Highlights: Oink Sandwich Rolls

Ok, vegans may want to click the back button. This is hardly a place to find a veggie option. I can’t say this is a great spot for a healthy … Continue reading

September 25, 2013 · Leave a comment

A weekend in Edinburgh

We arrived rather late  on Friday and after a few busy days we were not up for making it out. A short ride in from the airport to city centre, … Continue reading

September 24, 2013 · Leave a comment

Happy Birthday Samster’s Adventures!

I can’t let September come to an end without a post on what a big month this is! One year ago on September 1st, we hopped on a plane to … Continue reading

September 24, 2013 · 1 Comment

Vegan BBQ – yes, it can be done

Summer is nearing its end, but with Football season starting, BBQ season has a few strong weeks ahead. BBQs are one of the things that people can’t seem to fathom … Continue reading

September 10, 2013 · 1 Comment

Dublin Fun Fact Friday: Cocktails in Dublin

Cocktails have not been a big deal in Dublin for long and are still fairly limited in many bars. Now there is definitely a new scene emerging for cocktails and … Continue reading

September 6, 2013 · 1 Comment

Spicy Thai Green Beans

I LOVE green beans. I think they are fantastic raw, cooked, plain or seasoned. This recipe has quickly become one of my favorite ways to enjoy them though. It is … Continue reading

September 5, 2013 · 2 Comments

Dublin Fun Fact: Temple Bar Food Market

Every Saturday morning, there is a food market in Temple Bar at Meeting House Square. There is a mix of produce, meats, oils and jams, and ready to eat foods … Continue reading

August 30, 2013 · Leave a comment

Dublin Fun Fact Friday: National Potato Day

For those of you who are not aware, today is National Potato Day! My first thought was isn’t that every day? However, there is plenty of fun going on through … Continue reading

August 23, 2013 · Leave a comment

Dublin Fun Fact Friday: The Temple Bar

Upon moving out here, I had heard a lot about Temple Bar and the Temple Bar area. I assumed that this infamous Temple Bar was one bar with a surrounding … Continue reading

August 9, 2013 · 2 Comments

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