Greece is maybe an unexpected player in the best food in the world game. Greek food is sometimes under-rated but for me it shines bright as a global cuisine and its rustic perfection comes down to quality produce. What to eat in Greece? Anything Greek, prepared with love from the best ingredients your chef can find. Like other nearby countries boasting a Mediterranean … [Read more...]
Welcome my world food. Here you can jump to any of the countries I cover and get straight to the mouth watering articles. As we visit each country I write it up for its culinary expertise and experience. Whether its a Thai green curry or a Sri Lankan fruit you can find it here. Interested in chocolate covered bacon? Then look no further than the American section. There is something for everyone.
Take a look and if I haven't covered your favourite country or cuisine let me know. I'll add it to the list of places to visit. Which incidentally seems to be getting bigger not smaller as we hunt out more of the worlds interesting places in search of yet more world food. Hope you enjoy the ride.
Are you a morning person? I am, so that first coffee and something to eat are very welcome, particularly if I'm sitting overlooking a stunning, deserted Thai beach or a sleepy Central American town just starting to wake up. We've been sampling breakfast around the world on our travels, 50+ countries over 6 years. Here are some global breakfast food highlights and … [Read more...]
Weird foods, that we have seen with our own eyes and, in some cases, eaten on our travels. Most of these foods we found in Asia, often in the less touristed local markets but one is from our second home, Romania. Some, the brave or foolhardy members of our family ate. Weird foods from around the world to try, with pictures and interesting facts. My wife usually pulls the … [Read more...]
What is traditional Australian food? Modern Australia is a young country and a diverse blend of global cultures, histories, and cuisines. Today there are several unique Australian dishes that are hard to find outside Australia, along with local Australian variations on international cuisines. We give you a list of foods widely considered to be Australian, below. For this … [Read more...]
This post is about tzatziki, a Greek favourite that's now popular all over the world. You can easily buy tzatziki in stores and supermarkets but home made is nicer. We talk about tzatziki, what is tzatziki and variations on tzatziki. Tzatziki contains cucumber and Greek yogurt, but what else? Garlic, of course, this dish has a lot of garlic. Some authentic greek tzatziki … [Read more...]
I love food and I love travel. Combining the two while learning extra culinary skills as a chef, has been a dream come true. This page is the core of our food and travel blog. We have straight travel content, we have some sports content, but most of our site is dedicated to international food. The best, most delicious, most unusual or most interesting dishes from around the … [Read more...]
Street ladies abound in Laos, you'll see them on every street where tourist gather. Street ladies I hear you say? Sorry to disappoint but I am strictly talking of the pancake making variety. In Luang Prabang and here in Vang Vieng there are loads of friendly street food vendors lining the sidewalk offering fresh-cooked Laos style street food. Baguettes, pancakes, noodles, soups … [Read more...]
Walk around Hoi An Old Town and her maze of backstreets and you'll see a dedicated Hoi An cooking class on offer at every turn. Sometimes arising from purpose-built cookery schools other times at local restaurants. Hoi An is often recognised as a culinary centre of Vietnam and the local businesses rightfully capitalise on their cuisine culture. Being a chef I couldn't … [Read more...]
Mi Quang- Mì Quảng is a noodle dish that originated in the Quang Nam province of Central Vietnam. It translates as Quang (province) style noodles. Travelling around central Vietnam you will see an abundance of street stalls all offering mi quang for around $1 US. After 4 months in Hoi An I haven't seen any mi quang for offer in the restaurants I've visited but have tried … [Read more...]