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Astrid y Gaston – my best meal ever (Lima, Peru)

After four months in South America, it’s safe to say that it’s been a trip of superlatives. And whilst it’s very easy to say ‘This is the most beautiful thing I’ve ever seen!’… Continue reading

Peruvian Classics with Sky Kitchen – a cooking class in Lima, Peru

I absolutely love cooking classes, and even before my South American adventure began, I knew I wanted to attend some out here, particularly in Peru, which is commonly known as having the best… Continue reading

Malabar – tantalising textures in Lima, Peru

Once we found the door to Malabar (which was no mean feat due to the shuttered windows and locked door we encountered first), we were immediately struck by a rather intrusive painting of… Continue reading

Chaqchao – a chocolate experience in Arequipa, Peru

Arequipa, the so-called ‘white city’ of Peru, where many houses are made of a beautiful whitish volcanic rock, caught our fancy almost immediately. We had no expectations, and this is often the best… Continue reading

Eating and cooking whilst backpacking – a rough guide

When you’re backpacking for a long time, there are certain luxuries you have to give up on. One of the hardest things for me has been leaving behind my kitchen, with its rice… Continue reading

Impressions from the Mercado Central in Sucre, Bolivia

I have always found that visiting a local market is a surefire way of getting to know a place better. I adored the Machneyehuda market in Jerusalem, La Boqueria in Barcelona, and London’s… Continue reading

Cycling and drinking our way around Mendoza, Argentina (the home of Malbec)

Before coming to Argentina, I did not like red wine. It always tasted like vinegar to me, and so I stuck strictly to white wine (and champagne, of course). On my first night… Continue reading

Asado in Buenos Aires – a truly authentic experience 

Originally published on the Backpacking Bailarinas blog When thinking about Argentinian cuisine, the first thing that comes to mind is steak, steak, and more steak. On the first night of our trip, we… Continue reading

An exclusive interview with Michelin-starred chef Theo Randall, and a giant board of antipasti

When I first started blogging, my knowledge of food, chefs, and ingredients was practically non-existent. Over the years, I’ve explored London in as foodie a way as I can, and as a result, have learned… Continue reading

An evening of tea tasting with Dragonfly Tea

I love tea. I’m the sort of person who will always pick a cup of oolong over a glass of red wine, and a cup of Darjeeling over… well, anything, really. So when I heard… Continue reading