Europe

What is the couvert in Portugal?

July 29, 2019 Jack 0

The first time we encountered a couvert was in Porto when it a waiter brought a tray of small dishes to our table. We weren’t sure if they were a complimentary amuse-bouche or we’d have to pay. […]

Corsica

Cheese beignets in northern Corsica

September 26, 2017 Jack 0

It was clear things weren’t going to end well at the Osteria a Stalla Sischesse in Sisco, northern Corsica. Dinner had started with a hearty and filling thick soup which was more stew than soup. […]

Europe

A Gastronomic Tour of the Canary Islands

March 9, 2016 Jack 0

Although there’s a lot of crossover when it comes to menu items on traditional restaurants on the different Canary Islands, there are also some dishes which ‘belong’ more to individual islands. […]