Europe

One Night in Glasgow

July 17, 2011 Andy 4

It’s not enough time. A week would be needed to even begin to do justice to this, “the most perfect Victorian city in the World” as Sir John Betjeman described Glasgow. But it’s all we’ve got and the clock is ticking… […]

Food and drink

The Best Square Sliced Sausage in Scotland

July 17, 2011 Jack 4

The Scots are an ingeniously creative nation. Just about everything that’s useful was created by a Scot (or the Swabians). Take sausages for example. Whilst most of the world make sausages…well sausage shaped, the Scots don’t.
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Europe

Opium, Addictively Good

July 13, 2011 Andy 0

One glance at the menu and we were in danger of falling for its guiles – a saliva-inducing fusion of Chinese, Thai and Malaysian dishes was calling our names… […]

Africa

D-I-Y Seafood Dinner in Lamu

June 27, 2011 Jack 0

It was everything I had hoped an Arab trading port to be. Fishermen sat mending nets, small children catapulted themselves, laughing and screaming from canoes into the water and elderly men with equally elderly donkeys transported… […]

Costa Brava

El Celler de Can Roca, a Travesty of Gastronomic Proportions

June 11, 2011 Andy 4

It’s been bothering me ever since the phrase ‘El Celler de Can Roca has been voted the world’s second best restaurant in the S.Pellegrino World’s 50 Best Restaurants 2011’ first reached my ears across the twittersphere. I mean, who in their right mind wants to be known as the second best anything? […]

Asturias

Photo Feature, Shopping for Chorizos in Asturias

June 7, 2011 Jack 0

I’m a big fan of chorizos – I love to see them hanging from the ceiling in food shops and atmospheric tapas bars. I like them even better when they’re in my mouth having been fried in savoury stews, served sliced with Manchego cheese… […]