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Are You Missing Foods from Home?
Missing The Mushrooms In The Dominican Republic
by Expat Focus columnist, Lindsay de Feliz
I think that one of the things that all expats probably have in common is missing something from ‘back home’. Most often people – I miss my mum, the daily Skype chat is not quite the same; sometimes places, I miss wandering around the local town, meeting friends for lunch, shopping in lovely shops; miss watching British television. And I definitely miss the food more than anything. My missing food list is endless, from blackberry crumble and real cream, lamb chops mint sauce and new potatoes, Thai, Indian and Chinese takeaways, dumplings, bisto and anything from Marks and Spencer food halls. I miss Cadbury chocolate, drinking chocolate, parsnips, English peas, cheddar cheese…..I could go on and on.
However, there is one fantastic advantage to missing things. When you eventually encounter them at last, the pleasure is multiplied a thousand times...
Lindsay's article continues here.
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