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There’s no getting around the fact that winter is finally upon us. Once the temperature is cooler and the days become shorter, we find ourselves turning from the pleasures of summer to the comforts which will keep the chill at bay. As soon as the temperature drops, there is something a lot less appealing about light summer meals. Instead, we replace them with heavy, warming foods like stews, pies and roast dinners. Hot Drinks We do the same with our hot drinks. The lemonades and ice teas don’t seem very appealing when the cold arrives,...

Around The World In 21 Craft Gins In the global scheme of things, there seems to be a constant stream of new food and drink trends which tend to go from relative obscurity to gaining international popularity in no time at all. Let’s begin with the world of food. If you entered almost any restaurant five or ten years ago (especially outside of the United States and ordered pulled pork, you’d end up leaving hungry and empty handed. However, now you literally can’t avoid it. This really interesting article from The Guardian delves...

Eggs are pretty weird when you think about them too hard. But they are also delicious, convenient, and highly versatile – as is demonstrated by the regional variations on show around the world. If you’re planning to travel, and want to know what the egg world has in store for you, or if you just want to add a bit of exoticism to your weekend brunch, you can do a lot worse than making a trip to the supermarket with a list of ingredients for some of our international neighbours’ signature yolk n’ albumen dishes. The North African...

One of the best things about visiting new parts of the world is getting to try the many different delicacies on offer and whilst, for some, fine dining is the only way to go, for most, food whilst travelling is all about street food! From Jerk Chicken and Arepas to Churros, Bakso and a whole host of others, there’s certainly no shortage of street foods to try, regardless of where you’re travelling to. A Look At The World’s Favourite Street Foods SousVideTools.com recently launched an infographic titled ‘Around...

Around the world in 15 National Spirits When we think of ‘culture’ we all too often use it as a synonym for music, film and the fine arts, but a true look into a nation’s soul requires contemplation of everything the people cultivate – from language and gestures to food and drink. Of course, you won’t learn everything there is to know about a country by sitting at home with a bottle of tequila and a sombrero, but enlightening yourself on the drinking preferences of far-flung places can provide a little window on the world and...

“When a man is tired of London, he is tired of life”- Samuel Johnson This isn’t just another capital city, London is a thriving city that is known for its achingly cool fashion, arts and most importantly the food scenes. London’s ever-growing restaurant scene are endless and the upcoming restaurants that are going to open in the capital will surely secure loyal fans for their quality and vibe and diners are invited to expect good value on it’s a la carte menu. Our updated list will keep you informed by the ongoing influx of new...

Around the World in 10 Steaks Nevermind “going to work on an egg”, you can travel the world on a (series of) steak(s) if you put your mind to it – though with some of the delicious regional variations on grilled beef available, there’s nothing quite like making that trip to taste them in person. Westerners may be most acquainted with England’s comforting slow roast rump or, Stateside, the racy New York Strip n’ fries – but there’s a lot more going on nearby than just those classics. Further south, for example, Argentina...

How People Eat Fries Around The World Whether you consider yourself to be a connoisseur of international cuisine or a microwave maestro with a signature dish you won’t change for anybody, chances are this glance over the diverse world of fries will come as a welcome primer. Broadly speaking, the art of fry garnishing can be divided into three categories: condiments, additional ingredients, and sauces. It seems that folks at the western end of the Earth prefer a condiment to bring out the flavour, with both the US and Canada opting for...

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True wine lovers and aficionados know what the world has to offer. Countries such as Spain, France, California, Australia, Argentina and Chile are just some of the largest wine producers and exporters in the world. These areas have the perfect grape-growing climate and long traditions in winemaking, with billions of liters produced each year. Other countries, unlike these traditional produces, are able to provide only small supplies of domestic wines, not enough to quench the world’s thirst. If you find yourself in a local retailer’s...

Brisbane has become the epicenter of modern and creative Asian cuisine. Incidentally, Brisbane’s Asian restaurants are also some of the best restaurants in Brisbane. For your road trips in Australia, these restaurants are a must-visit.  FantAsia FantAsia Brisbane offers Asian fast food. By using traditional cooking methods and local, seasonal produce, FantAsia delivers fresh and authentic Asian flavors without the price and wait of typical Asian cuisine restaurants.  The main attraction at FantAsia is the Tokyo Beef entree, which...