Food Lovers Italy: Lazio

Italy and her food is in my blood. It’s my heritage, my grandmother taught me to cook without recipes and using measurements that only make sense to her. It’s a fine art of balancing those old traditions with finding new ways of over hauling a food culture that has been passed down through generations of…

London’s Best Afternoon Teas

A pot of tea, scones with jam and cream, dainty cakes and finger sandwiches. Nothing is more quintessentially British than afternoon tea in London. And there is an afternoon tea to suit all tastes and budgets. AFTERNOON TEA CRUISE – CITY CRUISES Can you think of a more civilised way of passing an afternoon than…

Traditional Christmas Dishes to Feed Your Wanderlust

I recently had a chat with Amanda Kendle from NotABallerina about what it’s like to travel at Christmas, and I haven’t been able to stop thinking about all the different customs we have around the world for this time of the year. Being a traditionally Western concept, it’s unusual to experience Christmas in a country…

Istanbul Food Adventure

Istanbul’s food has been refined over centuries of recipes handed down from one generation to the next, and is often treated more reverently than any museum collection. Turkish food is comforting, honest and simple – much like the Turkish people themselves. It has a rustic yet sophisticated base, with flavours that seem to explode in…