Limo – Peruvian-Japanese fusion in Cusco, Peru

Cusco is a beautiful city in Peru, known mainly for its proximity to Machu Pichu, but also as the previous capital of the Inca Empire. It is situated amidst rolling hills, and at… Continue reading

Dinner for one: Soy-sesame glazed salmon with a side of asparagus

After my ‘quick and dirty’ bacon pasta a couple of days ago, I felt the need to have something ‘clean’ again. As I’ve still got a cold, I wanted something warm and comforting… Continue reading

Quick and dirty bacon pasta

Having been on the road since last October, I’m just getting back into the swing of cooking in a real kitchen again (preparing food whilst backpacking is a bit of a different experience).… Continue reading

Isolina – a beloved Barranco tavern in Lima, Peru

This April, after just over five months and six countries in South America, we returned to Peru, which would be my final stop before heading back to London. The reason for our return… Continue reading

MAP Café – Colonial courtyards and creative cuisine in Cusco, Peru

When a restaurant has ‘café’ in its name, I normally assume it’ll be quite casual, lowbrow, with an unsurprising menu. So when we arrived at MAP Café, I was slightly thrown for a… Continue reading

Sunday brunch at the W Hotel in Bogota, Colombia – a worthwhile indulgence

DIY doughnuts, a DJ, unlimited bloody Marys and a myriad of desserts – no, it’s not a Hollywood party, it’s bottomless brunch at the W Hotel in Bogota! And if you think this… Continue reading

OCI (Medellin, Colombia) – upmarket dining at reasonable prices 

Ah, Medellin. A city that has become a household name due to the recent popularity of a certain Netflix show, and one that has seen an enormous amount of development over the past… Continue reading

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