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Food Hampers: the Perfect Accompaniment to a Grand Day Out

This year more and more people are choosing to have ‘staycations’ rather than holidaying abroad. Days out are becoming increasingly popular, as too is the nation’s love of picnic food. You might be going to the beach or park, or you might be planning a trip to an outdoor event; whatever the occasion, a picnic […]

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The Major Downside to Thai Cuisine

Since my trip to Thailand last year, I have been devouring as much of the cuisine from that area as I can find. Mainly, I left it to my meals out, and reveled in the abundance of fresh vegetables. For whatever reason, I concluded that this was one of the best forms of meal I […]

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The Rise of the Western Australian Wineries

The Margaret River Region in Australia is gaining extensive attention for its many attributes, including wineries that are creating quite the names for themselves. The rough-hewn coastline proves to create the perfect environment for growing succulent grapes for wine making. The terrain is compared to that of the Mediterranean, and the product is too. Nor […]

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Recession Should Not Be an Excuse to Gauging Tourists on Food Prices

Having just been travelling through two of the countries hit hard by the recession, I have to ask where are the discounts on food? For me, it seems like a no brainer to get the masses, or ok those with some discretionary spending and tourists to these locales. With deep cuts being made on accommodations, […]

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The Outcome of the Highly Anticipated Cataplana Dish

I had been hearing stories about the virtuous Cataplana of Portugal for years. It is a seafood dish that is exceedingly popular on the Southern coast of Portugal, otherwise known as the Algarve.  Everywhere you turn, a restaurant is hocking this, and I understand it is frequently a staple at festivals, and events. At first […]

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The Cuisine of Istanbul Leaves No One Unfulfilled

While it might not be completely apparent, Istanbul has awe inspiring restaurants of all different shapes and sizes. It has been said that every taste is catered to in this city, and a visit to this melting pot will make you a believer in exploring new ways to serve old standard favourites. For example, blending […]

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