Food and drink

Stop ordering steak well done. Right now!

March 31, 2017 Jack 0

This isn’t one of those clickbait headlines which the likes of The Independent uses to reel in readers – ‘stop eating avocados. Right now’ – this is an impassioned plea from the heart, or in this case the tastebuds. […]

Food and drink

What it means to be a foodie

January 23, 2017 Jack 0

It seems to me there can be a lot of busking going on when it comes to defining what a foodie is, possibly because those doing said busking aren’t foodies. […]

Chile

Eating super pillows, 10 dishes to try in Chile

December 29, 2016 Jack 2

Whenever we travel anywhere I always have a tick list of the local dishes I want to get my teeth into. Within a few hours of strolling the hot, busy and gritty but artistic streets of Chile’s capital, Santiago, we’d notched up four Chilean culinary classics on my list. […]

El Hierro

A weekend on El Hierro part 2

September 16, 2016 Jack 0

The road from Las Playas passes one of our favourite sculptures in the Canary Islands, a lothario looking out to sea. Usually it’s women searching the horizon for the return of loved ones. Not on El Hierro. […]

El Hierro

A weekend on El Hierro part 1

September 16, 2016 Jack 0

Within an hour of taking off we’re driving along El Hierro’s quiet roads to our first stop at Pozo de la Salud on the western end of the El Golfo Valley. […]