Learn a little about the “Cape Winelands” in South Africa, a beautiful wine growing region, and some of the finest wine estates that you can visit close to Cape Town itself.
It is often said that Edinburgh is one of the UK’s most beautiful year round cities, but under the twinkling lights of the festive season the Scottish capital really comes alive. But, perhaps, the most festive and enjoyable events of all are the fantastic array of Christmas markets.
What are the three most important factors of a good stag weekend? Find out what Lee recommends for the final night of freedom in Barcelona.
If you want to avoid food poisoning whilst you’re globetrotting, read this interesting post full of lots of holiday food tips for the healthy traveller.
Kuwait’s growing obesity epidemic is worrying andwhen living abroad you will find that your eating habits will have to change, whether you like it or not.
When going into a coffee shop or restaurant it is really helpful to know a little about what the things listed on the menu actually refer to. The following is a breakdown of the Buenos Aires Coffee Shop Menu.
Throughout my time in Latin America, time and lots of tasting has proved to me that the following five sweet foods are definitely the ones that you mustn’t miss out on.
Sopa Praguaya is more like a cake or a bread once cooked made from several simple ingrediets including the flour from corn, milk, eggs, onions, cheese, salt and pepper aded to your liking.
Take your children to a child-friendly restaurant in Buenos Aires and they can play, explore and meet other friends freely while munching on homemade treats.
San Fernando’s farmer’s market, Sabe La Tierra, is the perfect way to entertain both yourself and your children during the weekend.
Apologies if there are many people out there who already know this, but alfajores are not only to be easily found in Argentina and Uruguay. Alfajores, those made from maicena at least, can also be found as far north in the continent as Venezuela, would you believe!
El café en el Sur de América es como el té en Inglaterra. Es algo muy importante y se toma mucho en todos los países. Buenos Aires es una ciudad llena de cafés y otros lugares donde se puede tomar el café. Hay hasta distintas palabras que se usan en las cartas para distinguir entre todos los tipos de pedidos.
A really good friend popped round for a mate and sweet tooth breakfast on Friday and bought a couple of boyos as an extra treat for my lunch…. “Something for […]
Buñuelos are yet another tasty Argentine treat of the SWEET variety. I love ´em! Balls of doughnut dough, mixed together with grated lemon zest and deep fried until a little […]
Mantecol is a sexy, sweet substance that I’ve been meaning to try for a while. It’s a base of peanuts and cocoa beans, but the chopped almonds (almendras) version is […]
Alfajores are the food of the devil! No word of a lie! I’ve succumbed to the dulce de leche demon and have eaten a total of 25 aflajores over the […]
A miga is a type of Argentine sandwich. The title, miga, refers to the type of bread used to make the snack itself and you’ll see (if you’re up early […]
Empanadas Empanadas are not just an important part of the staple fast-food diet here in BA, but in South America as a whole. For this reason, I decided to do […]
Café Praliné in Boutique del Libro I have to recommend the café praliné (coffee with praline) served at Boutique del Libro in the Palermo neighbourhood of Buenos Aires. This coffee […]
Merienda at Persicco Persicco may be famed for its ice-cream (of which I am yet to try) but it is also a good place to have a coffee and even […]