Journal

18th July, 2012

Origins: Olive Oil

Origins: Olive Oil

There’s rarely a kitchen without it! Olive Oil. Great to cook with, great for your skin, really good for your hair and I’m surprised Cleopatra didn’t have a bath in it! A few months ago I was in Mendoza, Argentina sampling their greatest produce across several vineyards when I was given the chance to go […]

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06th April, 2012

Patagonian Feasting: El Calafate, Argentina

Patagonian Feasting: El Calafate, Argentina

. . . . . . . . Leaving the lush green, red and orange autumnal colours of Ushuaia, a short journey on the other side of the mountains revealed a Patagonian landscape completely opposite to one I’d just left behind. Here there were no tall trees or hills covered in greenery, but a barren […]

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05th April, 2012

Patagonian eating: Ushuaia, Argentina

Patagonian eating: Ushuaia, Argentina

. . . . . .. . Having boarded an Aerolineas flight at Buenos Aires and settled into my seat with Bill Bryson’s At Home, a remarkable and extremely humorous piece of work, as all of his other opus’ on life and beyond, I couldn’t help but wonder what was lying at the end of […]

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01st April, 2012

Restaurant Aqva: Iguazu Falls, Argentina

Restaurant Aqva: Iguazu Falls, Argentina

Mother Nature is truly a surreal and magical force. One only needs to step into one’s own backyard at times to marvel at its power and, sometimes, a little travelling further afield brings us face to face with her magnanimity and blessing. We’ve paid a little homage and listed the 7 natural wonders of the […]

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26th March, 2012

Colectivo Felix, Buenos Aires, Argentina

Colectivo Felix, Buenos Aires, Argentina

Buenos Aires is, no doubt a wondrous city, and one that is a walkers heaven, with its countless streets decorated in the most picturesque graffiti, to its numerous restaurants serving the finest steak and Malbec. However, after days of eating meat and all sorts of offal, the desire for something a bit different gets stronger […]

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