With the sweet-tooth’s of the world in a frenzy over cronuts, duffins and doughscuits, it is worth stopping from time to time to appreciate the more traditional pastries from around the world that don’t get as much air-time as the aforementioned newcomers. The chimney cake is one of the most popular pastries in Hungary and […]
Just when we thought the craze around the Cronut® was over, a low key neighbourhood restaurant in Chicago’s Roscoe Village, called Endgrain is unleashing a new ‘brand’ of doughnut on our palette, the ‘doughscuit’. Part doughnut, part (wait for it!) biscuit, the ‘doughscuit’ has been labelled as the Cronut®’s ‘humble offspring‘. Who would have thought […]
There is so much more to New Orleans than Mardi Gras and Bourbon street. Ask any local about their city and you’ll be inundated with suggestions.
When you have finally had an overdose of art and history in the British Museum, spent all your money shopping on Oxford Street and ate all the fish and chips in the world at, well… any chip-shop in the city, be sure to head to Earl’s Court where London’s first winery, London Cru opened its […]
Peanut butter and jelly, mac and cheese, bacon and eggs… just a few of the great ‘food – pairs’ we all learned to love throughout the years. They might have been an odd combination at first and we wondered “how on earth did somebody come up with that?” but eventually they grew on us. It […]
Why Go? If you want to escape the unpredictability of spring make sure to head to Lisbon, one of the world’s great historical cities. Besides the mild climate, Lisbon is famous for its variety of tourist attractions, amazing cuisine, its vicinity to sandy beaches and unofficially being the least expensive capital city in Western Europe […]
Of all the places where eating ice cream on the streets could be a crime, the Italian city of Milan seems to be the most unlikely one. Or at least, it did until a week ago when the city council introduced a new by-law which banned eating ice cream on the streets of Milan after […]
The 17th century historical atmosphere combined with the mentality of a modern metropolis makes Amsterdam so attractive. The small scale of the buildings and the intimacy of the streets, canals and squares create a unique pattern.
Crackling is an acquired taste but once you get the hang of this fatty, crumbly delicacy there is no turning back