10 Most Popular Recipes of 2018 from Fish Amok to Crab Omelette

2018-12-21T00:01:56+00:00By |

The 10 most popular recipes of 2018 on Grantourismo include everything from Southeast Asian specialities – Cambodian fish amok, Singapore laksa, Vietnamese spring rolls, and Thai crab omelette – to a French classic and stews from Spain, South Africa and Morocco. Another year and another fascinating mix of recipes make up the 10 most popular …

Winter Warmers — Hearty Stew Recipes for Cold Winter Evenings

2014-12-16T15:38:45+00:00By |

Cool weather here in Siem Reap is our excuse for cooking up some hearty stew recipes and sharing these winter warmers with you. Any excuse, right? While Europe and North America have been experiencing a brutal winter, here in Siem Reap we have not been faring much better. Okay, sure a 14˚C (57˚F) minimum during winter …

Texas Style BBQ Pork Recipe by Rusty Irons in Austin, Texas

2019-01-31T23:27:41+00:00By |

This Texas Style BBQ Pork Recipe was taught to us by Rusty Irons, the owner of the first holiday rental we settled into in Austin. Rusty may be a petite woman, but her personality is a big as the state of Texas. Rusty is also a passionate supporter of local produce and a cook who makes a …

Bigoli con Salsa Recipe – How to Make This Classic Venetian Pasta

2018-07-09T22:16:25+00:00By |

This bigoli con salsa recipe from Venice of wholewheat pasta with an onion and anchovy sauce, sprinkled liberally with parsley, is a classic Venetian pasta dish that is deceptively simple and decidedly delicious. There are many dishes in Venice that I could have made for our series on ‘the dish’, the quintessential plate of a place. …

Spaghetti con Vongole e Bottarga Recipe

2017-12-06T17:24:04+00:00By |

This spaghetti con vongole e bottarga recipe was taught to me by locals in Teulada, Sardinia. I then made it for them a couple of nights later for a dinner party — and they liked it! When we checked into our casa in Teulada, Sardinia, our host Antonio showed us around the charming apartment. In addition …

Riblja Čorba, a Fish Soup Recipe from Kotor, Montenegro

2017-12-06T16:58:42+00:00By |

Riblja corba, a fish soup from the Bay of Kotor was created as a way for fishermen to use the small fish nobody bought. Fishermen's soups have a long tradition here so it's fitting that we learnt to make it from a chef cum boat captain with a seafaring heritage. Riblja Corba, a Fish Soup …

A Cote de Boeuf Recipe Courtesy of Chef Pierre Gagnaire

2018-11-25T19:10:59+00:00By |

A Cote de Boeuf recipe – or more correctly, Côte de Bœuf recipe – from superstar French Chef Pierre Gagnaire became one of our most memorable souvenirs of our stay in Paris but when we posted it to our site we could never have known it would become one of our most read stories. This cote de boeuf recipe was …

Afternoon Chocolate Delight Recipe, a Traditional Catalan Treat

2018-11-25T18:54:05+00:00By |

This afternoon chocolate delight recipe from one of Barcelona's best chefs is based upon a traditional after-school treat his grandma made that inspired one of the contemporary creations Chef Jordi Artal serves at his restaurant. An Afternoon Chocolate Delight Recipe, a Traditional Catalan Treat One of our most memorable dining experiences last year was a degustation meal at …

A Rabo de Toro Oxtail Stew Recipe

2018-05-09T10:33:00+00:00By |

This Rabo de Toro Oxtail Stew recipe from Jerez in Spain is a classic slow braised dish that requires a long cooking time, but rewards with rich, robust flavours. Over the past few years I’ve developed an obsession with what different cultures do with cheap cuts of meat. The stewing, the braising and simple slow-cooking …

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