Authentic Mexican Guacamole Recipe – Just Like A Mexican Grandma Would Make

2018-02-05T11:46:24+00:00By |

This authentic Mexican guacamole recipe makes a genuine Mexican guacamole of the kind an abuela (Mexican grandma) might make – the kind that's made table-side at good restaurants in Mexico. It's all about the creamy luscious texture, bright green colour and full flavour of perfectly ripe avocados. I’ve been making this authentic Mexican guacamole recipe since our first trip to …

World’s Best Food Destinations According to World’s Best Chefs

2019-01-28T16:57:35+00:00By |

These are the world’s best food destinations according to the world’s best chefs, the places they said provided their fondest food memories and favourite eating experiences, from markets they loved to memorable meals. These are the countries where the best chefs most love to eat. As the 2017 World's 50 Best Restaurants awards are rapidly approaching – they're being announced …

Best Cooking Classes in the World, Tried and Tested

2018-05-27T16:01:50+00:00By |

Learning to cook a dish from one of Asia’s best restaurants, mastering the art of making macarons in Paris, and cooking with a Countess in Venice are just a few of our picks of the best cooking classes in the world. I've long said that discovering the cuisine of a destination is a way into the heart …

Worlds Best Food Tours and Culinary Walks, All Tried and Tested

2018-11-26T11:13:28+00:00By |

The worlds best food tours and culinary walks have provided us with some of our most unforgettable food memories, from inhaling fresh herbs and fragrant spices at local markets to savouring street food treats at smoky roadside stalls and traditional eateries. We may have set some kind of record for the number of culinary experiences — …

Footpath Feasting: a Series of Street Food Stories

2018-05-09T13:28:25+00:00By |

We love street food. Whether it’s yakitori in Tokyo or tacos al pastor in San Miguel de Allende, snacking on street food is an essential part of the travel experience, as is writing about it. But we also enjoy reading about, which is why we've started this series of street food stories. We love eating street …

My Year in the Kitchen: Favourite Dishes From Around the Globe

2018-12-20T23:07:16+00:00By |

One of the things we love most about holiday rentals over hotels is that we're able to cook and eat 'at home'. Because unless you’re Keith Floyd (one of my inspirations as a wannabe cook in my 20s), you can’t just rock up to a hotel kitchen and whip something up. You can, however, do …

Tips To Enjoying San Miguel de Allende

2015-08-26T10:24:48+00:00By |

Due to its colossal population of American and Canadian expats (around 10%!), San Miguel de Allende is derided as a destination by travellers looking for a more ‘authentic’ Mexican experience, but it is a beautiful town and it is worth staying a while. Tips To Enjoying San Miguel de Allende Learn something Plenty of expats …

A Short Video of San Miguel de Allende

2018-05-12T15:04:57+00:00By |

San Miguel de Allende is a beautiful Mexican town. In honour of it, I made a short video of San Miguel de Allende in Super-8 style. We shot this on our last afternoon in San Miguel de Allende. This is a new HD version because at the time we didn't have the bandwidth to upload HD …

Michelada Recipe – A Spicy Mexican Beer Cocktail with a Kick

2018-12-23T14:08:27+00:00By |

Our michelada recipe makes the spicy Mexican beer cocktail that has a kick. If you haven't tried a michelada before, you need to make one now. We sampled our first michelada at Mexico City's La Lagunilla market and fell in love with this summery thirst-quenching drink for spice lovers. One of the best things about …

Sopa de Tortilla (Tortilla Soup) Recipe

2018-05-28T09:22:09+00:00By |

I know we ate Sopa de Tortilla (Tortilla Soup) on our first trip to Mexico City many years ago although I can’t remember exactly where, and I can't recall whether the recipe is even in Diana Kennedy’s tome on Mexican cuisine, The Art of Mexican Cooking, which I used for many years. What I do know is …

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