Breakfast Around The World

Breakfast Around The World Chef Sri Lankan hoppers for breakfast

Do you look forward to breakfast in the morning? I do, so that first coffee and a breakfast dish is very welcome, particularly if I’m sitting overlooking a beautiful 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  … Read blog

Weird Foods to Try

Weird Food from around the world

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 spiders, all of us … Read blog

Traditional Australian Food

Traditional Australian Food prawns

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 and foods 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 … Read blog

Food and Travel

World Food by Country World Travel Chef Blogs

People often love discovering local food and travel destinations. Combining the two while learning extra culinary skills as a chef, has been a dream come true for me and many a traveller travels to taste new dishes. This page is the core of our food and travel blog. We have straight travel content, we have … Read blog

Laos Street Food

Street Food in Laos

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 … Read blog

Best Hoi An Cooking Class

vietnam Hoi An Eco Cooking Class

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 … Read blog

Mi Quang, Eating and Cooking Mi Quang Noodles in Vietnam

Mi Quang Hoi An

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 … Read blog

Romanian Food, What is Romanian Food Like?

Traditional Romanian Sarmale

Want to find out about traditional Romanian Food? Romanian food is not just meat and potatoes and it’s absolutely delicious, drawing on many influences through history. We were really happily surprised by traditional Romanian foods when we first arrived in Bucharest over 4 years ago. We immediately hunted down as many Romanian dishes as we could, eager, … Read blog

Where to Eat in London

Where to eat in London England

London is renowned as a food destination, supplying everything from Michelin star restaurants, street food markets and an over-abundance of chain restaurants. With so much choice, where to eat in London is a question I get asked often when people find out I work as a chef in the city. Often London has so many … Read blog

Cambodian Food

Cambodia Food in Cambodia

As a Chef I have to try as many dishes as I can from every country I visit, or at least that’s my excuse to eating everything in sight. Cambodian food isn’t as famous as the local cuisine of its nearby neighbours, but don’t discount traditional Cambodian food, this little country with a war-torn past … Read blog