In recent years, the popularity of cake pops has exploded, with every mother, woman and child looking to make these tasty treats. Cake pops are basically small cakes in the shape of lollypops, and they’re either coated with chocolate or icing, resulting in a delightful treat! Not only can they take the shape of balls, but they can also be cubes, triangles, or any shape that works for that matter. They’re a great way of using up leftover cake, and for inspiring bakers, it’s always good practice Read more [...]
By Barbara de Mul
A Nikkei is a Japanese emigrant or a descendant thereof who is not a citizen of Japan. Peru has over 100 000 citizens of Japanese descent but here, Nikkei designates the blooming industry of Japanese-Peruvian cuisine, a well established element within the institution of Peruvian gastronomy.
Travelers don’t always find their way to the top shelf establishments in Lima, perhaps simply because trying out the vast variety of local cuisines takes up all their time. Read more [...]
When people think of European wine tasting holidays, the first destination that springs to mind is probably France – the land of wine and cheese. However, those looking for a vino sampling holiday with a difference might like to consider a summer holiday in Portugal - voted the seventh largest exporter of wine in 2007 – and more specifically to the Algarve, as the region boasts great tradition and heritage in this field.
Why the Algarve?
To start with, the climate has all of the qualities Read more [...]
Many people think they are familiar with Latin American food, but each country has its own variations and specialities. Chile is no exception in this. Walking tours of Patagonia are bound to help build a real appetite, so you will be perfectly placed to tuck in to some of the great cuisine Chile has to offer.
Read on to find out what types of food you can expect to find on your holiday to this wonderfully diverse South American country.
An asado is less of a meal and Read more [...]
When choosing a honeymoon destination, couples often opt for something totally out of the ordinary – something truly memorable and special to begin married life. It’s no wonder then that Africa – with its dramatic wildlife, breathtaking scenery and fascinating culture – is such a popular choice. But with so many options across this vast continent, how do you choose the best? Here are four of the top honeymoon destinations, as selected by Africa experts Safari Consultants:
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Spain has long been recognised as an amazing destination for foodies and, no matter where in the country you go, you’re certain to have the opportunity to tuck into delicious dishes. One place that I think is particularly good for those eager to try fantastic fare, however, is Alicante. Head here on your next holiday and you’ll get to sample a great array of food and drink while savouring the sights of a chic, cosmopolitan city.
As you may expect, it’s possible to try a fabulous range of international Read more [...]
Everybody knows that French cuisine is up there with the best of the world. That makes Paris one of the best places to eat and the city boasts some of the best French chefs around. Well, here you’ll find five French foods that you simply must try out before you leave the country’s capital.
Pain au Chocolat
This sweet treat is perhaps the best way to start the Parisian day. You’ll find bakeries across the city and they’ll all be proud to sell their pain au chocolat – a buttery croissant Read more [...]
While many people come to NYC for the sightseeing, the shopping, the museums or the Broadway shows, every NYC tourist has some of the great foods this city has to offer on the brain from the moment they start planning their trip. New York City is as a melting pot for culinary fusion, with world-class restaurants where some of the most famous chefs to ever live cook every night, to food trucks that serve your lunch on a stick. Every craving, palate and preference can be accommodated in the city, Read more [...]
After a long day (or week) of water sports and mountain climbing in Lake Tahoe, it’s nice to sit down and relax with a glass of wine, or six. Lake Tahoe is only three hours away from Napa Valley, a world-famous wine growing region. While this isn’t Napa Valley, Lake Tahoe soils share many of the same characteristics, and the Tahoe Basin has grown some delicious grapes. There are several places to go wine tasting to try locally grown, Napa Valley and internationally renowned wines. When the weather Read more [...]
Chicago is home to a number of breweries that distribute their craft beers nation-wide. If you’ve ever had a Goose Island IPA, Revolution Anti-Hero IPA or a Half Acre Daisy Cutter, you should probably add going to the source of those delicious flavors to your list of things to do in Chicago while you’re here! Some of the most popular breweries in Chicago are the ones mentioned above, and they are well worth taking a tour of, and then staying to sample a brew or two that you know and love, or Read more [...]