Journal

01st June, 2012

Le Bernardin, New York

Le Bernardin, New York

As the glorious summer days ticked on in New York, I was beginning to understand why and how the food scene here far exceeded that of London, and with good measure. One way to balance all the food was to walk about 4-6 miles a day – best way to see the city, and best […]

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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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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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03rd January, 2012

Panjim Fish, Meat and Veg Market, Goa

Panjim Fish, Meat and Veg Market, Goa

Go-aaaaahhh! That’s how one feels after spending time in the land of sun and sand, with its old Portuguese traditions melding in with Indian traditions and culture, where food is of legendary repute and siestas are a must. The food market in the capital of Panjim, too, is an experience unlike any other food market. […]

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03rd January, 2012

Eating in Goa

Eating in Goa

Don’t be shocked. There is more to Goa than 3 day raves and psychedelic parties, wrapped up in tie-dye sarongs. Never mind the banana boats and the para-sailing and please wear a helmet when you drive! Goa, with all its beaches and Portuguese influences, it’s romantic charm and salty sea air, is an unparalleled haven […]

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30th September, 2011

Origins – Rungis Market, Paris

Origins – Rungis Market, Paris

There are food markets and there are food markets. Everyone’s been to a food market whether its Borough Market in London, Boqueria in Barcelona, Aw Taw Kaw in Bangkok, Spice Bazaar in Istanbul, Greenwich, London and the list can just go on and on and on. Each has its unique charm and one usually wanders […]

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02nd September, 2011

Clogs, canals and windmills: Eating in the Netherlands

Clogs, canals and windmills: Eating in the Netherlands

Having been toasted in Tuscany and well-watered in Venice it was the cool climes of Germany and the Netherlands that embraced us. Driving from Dusseldorf to Amsterdam makes one feel like Don Quixote with his windmill chasing antics – apart from the new power producing windmills that dot the Dutch countryside, there are still a […]

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02nd September, 2011

Wonders of the Adriatic: Eating in Venice

Wonders of the Adriatic: Eating in Venice

“Water, water everywhere And all the boards did shrink, Water, water, everywhere, Nor any drop to drink” … . . The ancient Mariner might have been stuck out at sea with a malevolent spirit, but in Venice, in spite of the dominance of the Adriatic sea there are many a watering hole for the parched […]

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02nd July, 2011

This Hungry Chef – Mains, fish and veggie

This Hungry Chef – Mains, fish and veggie
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