Exploring culture and heritage through the lens of food and cuisine

We are pleased to introduce you Vinasha and Kurvin, a Mauritian couple living in Cape Town, South Africa. Passionate about good food, sweet treats and photography, they became recipe developers and food stylists complementary to their initial careers. Their Mauritian heritage is heavily reflected in their food and cuisine. Pictures are worth a thousand words. […]

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Creating opportunities for Czech-American millennials to discover their roots

In the 19th century many immigrants from the present-day Czech Republic, settled in Texas, U.S.. It has influenced a local culture, still perceptible in this region. We can here find a town named Praha, and listen to Polka at different festivals or in pubs. How is the new generation perpetuating traditions? We interviewed Austin, who […]

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Celebrating Chinese New Year far from home

We are in 2021 since more than a month, but for Chinese, we have to be patient to wait until February 12th 2021 when the Chinese New Year begins. It’s my 8th year since I settled down in south of France, far away from my family in Beijing…  However, it doesn’t matter where we are; […]

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Let’s help us to grow!

Hello everyone, I hope this message finds you well. Certainly, for many of you, 2020 was a challenging year in many aspects. Personally, I feel incredibly lucky that my family, close friends, and I have all remained healthy. I can’t say the same for the rest of my plans, impacted by the pandemic. Development of […]

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“Fusakle”: the story behind socks that start a conversation

Name “FUSAKLE” comes from the word the older generation used to call socks. The founder of this Slovak brand, Jan Angus, got the idea of his business thanks to travelling abroad. Indeed, anytime he was looking for souvenirs he was not satisfied buying a mere trinket that would stay on a shelf getting dusty and […]

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Can we help our children to better know their roots?

Hi and welcome to all members who joined KITnDO recently! My name is Martina, and I am a founder of this platform. This post is more personal as I’d like to share with you something from my life. In fact, for many expats, summer time is a perfect moment to visit their native country, to spend […]

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Map your heritage abroad

Since KITnDO launched its feature PLACES, we created a special category within it named “Heritage”. We thought it could be very useful for people to have somewhere to record certains happenings important for their community of compatriots living abroad and memories of their ancestors. Isn’t interesting to learn that some particular places used to have […]

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Slovak Halushki with Bryndza cheese

Halušky or halushki in English transcription are sort of Slovak home-made pasta made from potato dough. They are similar to German spätzle. Though you can top them with just about anything, the most typical topping is Bryndza, a special sheep cheese, and fried bacon bits. This combination gives “Bryndzové halušky”, the Slovak national dish. Another […]

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The emergence of food survival guide for expats

Today we interviewed Estelle, well known among French foodies living in the US, for whom she simplifies the life, literally! She shares her experience from cooking with the ingredients her new country has to offer, so her compatriots do not have to go through the same hassles of trials and errors. KITnDO: To start, can […]

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