Food & Drink

You will Definitely Love this Food from Vietnam

Vietnam was one of the places I was most excited about eating on my recent Asian adventures and it did not disappoint, so much so that I spent the first few days in Hanoi sleeping off food comas with after-lunch naps. Vietnamese food is incredibly diverse, and whilst it shares similarities with other South East Asian countries, such as bold ...

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Thailand Food? It’s Really Great!

Thailand is a great country for the intrepid and also the less adventurous eaters because there’s fantastic food at every turn. Many peoples first experience of Thai food and often ‘street food’ is on Khao San Road in Bangkok. Khao San has all kinds of street hawkers, selling pad thai and spring rolls but a few too many banana pancakes for ...

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Don’t Miss this Food if You are in Morocco

When it comes to food I always try to sample as much of the local cuisine as I can while I’m travelling. Eating traditional food in local restaurants helps you to understand a culture and you can guarantee it will be cheaper and tastier than the tourist hotspots. While I was in Morocco I got to try some amazing dishes, ...

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A Guide to Vegetarian Travelling

First off let me just state that it was awesome and I can’t thank the people on this site enough for all their input before we left; it was such a great help! I had such an amazing time and if you’re worried about travelling, don’t be – it’s the best thing you’ll ever do! It’s time that I thought ...

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Food for Thought: A Meal in China

One November night in the Chinese city Haikou, I was treated to a meal by two young students of English. I feel at a loss for words as to how best describe this meal… they were clearly trying to impress me. It was taken at a large, and apparently popular, open-air restaurant (Haikou enjoys tropical climes). Each table had a ...

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Some of the Best Spanish Food

You’ll be quite familiar with certain aspects of food and drink in Spain before you ever set foot in the country. Tapas, paella, and cava have become popular all over the world – but it all tastes so much better in its home country. Dining in Spain, you can expect fresh meat and fish, plenty of vegetables, and high quality ...

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Talking Turkey: The Best Tips for Christmas Dinner

Poor old Prue Leith lurches from one “controversy” to another. Having inadvertently revealed the winner of the most recent series of Bake Off Hours before the final show aired, the cookery writer now stands accused of raising “fears over food safety” by admitting she “cheats like anything” at Christmas; she has a boned, stuffed turkey stashed in the freezer ready for the ...

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Matt Moran’s Thai-Style Fish Curry Recipe

A good curry is as much a part of many people’s repertoire as meat and three veg, and it’s all the better when made with a homemade curry paste. If I have time, I use a mortar and pestle to make a double batch of paste and then freeze half of it, so I’m a step ahead next time a ...

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6 Meaty Recipes for Christmas Leftovers

By the time Christmas dinner is over, you might feel sick at the sight of turkey, pigs in blankets and brussel sprouts, but it’s worth keeping a hold of your leftovers to create some tasty post-Christmas dishes. Curries, soups and stews are a good way to keep the meat tender, but steak sandwiches, sausage rolls and lamb flat breads are ...

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Wagamama Recipes to Try at Home

Wagamama have revealed their secrets and told us exactly what goes into some of their most popular dishes. As the cold weather creeps in, a hearty bowl of wagamama’s ramen, chicken teriyaki donburi or chicken gyoza can really hit the spot, and with these recipes, you don’t even have to leave the house. Wagamama Ramen Seasonal greens with prawns, crabstick, ...

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