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Élan’s Caribbean Flavours + Recipes for Caribbean glazed ham and cheat’s jerk chicken + Caribbean Travel Guide for foodies

   The caribbean, for me, often conjures up images for smoking barbecues, sunshine, and beautiful scantily-clad people. Whether that’s truly the case, I have no idea. But we can pretend right?  So when I go...

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The Americas / USA
 
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A taste of New Orleans: Chef Tory McPhail’s recipe for Chicken & Mushroom Gumbo

New Orleans is a vibrant, festive and culinary wonderland that attracts millions of visitors every year. Known around the world for its famous Mardi Gras festival and its jazz, R&B and soul music, this party city is also fu...

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Asia / North East
 
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Busan in Two Days: What We Saw and Ate

With cheap international flights, come the compromise of long transits; so we landed in South Korea late at night in a zombie-state, but with a delirious joy for our appending adventure. This was my first trip to South Korea an...

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Asia / South East
 
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The Myth of Hainanese Chicken Rice + Recipe and Recommendations

In the food world, Singapore is almost synonymous with Chicken Rice, which – in Singapore – is known as Hainanese Chicken Rice. This has been cause for much confusion for me growing up – is it a local dish? Or...

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Europe / Central
 
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Quirkiest places to eat around the world

The experience of eating out is no longer solely about eating. The following venues have placed just as much emphasis on atmosphere, décor, and providing entertainment to customers while they dine. Hubertus Lounge Eisenbahnstra...

 
Europe / North
 
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Best desserts around the world

For many no meal is complete without a sweet course at the end. Whether it’s a good old fashioned cake or something more experimental, these restaurants listed below are some of the most exciting. GJelina 1429 Abbot Kinne...

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Europe / South
 
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Black Food is the New Green + My Trip to Venice

Many foods are believed to prevent cancer, of these, the emerging newbie is black food. Mother Earth’s found a fun way to tell us the different nutrients in our food – they’re colour co-ordinated! It’s been an age-old nag for u...

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Europe / West
 
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France: Paris, Nice & Cannes

France to me, can be defined by a few things: Long days. Similar to the rest of Europe, Spring and Summer means that shops operate until late and it is generally still bright and warm at 9pm! People watching. I love that cafes ...

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Middle East
 
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Cooking with pearl couscous

Rice and pasta are kitchen staples I can’t live without. And now, thanks to Blu and the team at Haystac, I can add Pearl Couscous (also known as Israeli couscous) to my list of must-have versatile ingredients. You can win...

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New Zealand and South Pacific
 
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From Sea to Snow: A Coffee Road Trip around Taranaki, New Zealand

Some call it love, some call it an addiction, I call it a way of life! Hi my name is Sammy and yes I am a coffee-aholic. Recently I crossed over the ditch and ventured back to my home town in the Land of the Long White Cloud, N...

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Pig Out: Bacon Festival at Cuckoo Callay, Newtown

Bacon is one of those strange foods that is often placed on a heavenly pedestal; basically an edible form of happiness. To clarify, I would class it in with those other life forces of all that is good and holy (that is, chocola...
 
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Pipis and Vermicelli with Homemade XO Sauce

Back in the day, before the recreational pipi harvesting ban across NSW was implemented, I recall the excitement of our annual roadtrip down the coast to Seven Mile Beach to gather pipis. With a bucket and shovel, we crouched o...

 
 
Casual dining
 
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Pu’er on Danks (Dumpling & Tea House), Waterloo Sydney

The history of Chinese teahouses can be traced back to the Tang (618–907 AD) and Song (960–1279) dynasties.  Stemming from the need for roadside sanctuaries for rest, teahouses have since transitioned to becoming a lively ...

 
 
Events & Festivals
 
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How do you like them Love Apples: Tomato Festival Sydney + Recipe for Tomato Pasta Sauce

There have been a lot of debates over the humble tomato throughout history. Most commonly, pronunciation; “I say tom-ah-to, you say tom-ay-to.”  Then there’s the great fruit vs vegetable debate. Does it h...
 
Asia / North East
 
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Busan in Two Days: What We Saw and Ate

With cheap international flights, come the compromise of long transits; so we landed in South Korea late at night in a zombie-state, but with a delirious joy for our appending adventure. This was my first trip to South Korea an...

 
 
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Top 10 Sydney Spots to Take Your Tinder Date

Dating can be tough, especially when it’s a Tinder date on Valentine’s Day. I thought I’d do my bit and at least guarantee a date full of great food and drinks, even if the date isn’t so ‘great’. I did some research, some from ...

 
 
Australia / VIC
 
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Hoy Pinoy Filipino BBQ and Street Food + Flavours of Asia Market at Melbourne Racing Club

If there’s something I’ve realised recently, it’s that Melbourne does food markets well. It’s not a surprise I suppose, considering the city’s status as the food capital of Australia, (sorry Sydney...
 
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Australia Day at Eugene’s, Bronte, Sydney + Beef and Mushroom Pie Recipe

If you’re headed for the beach in Sydney this Australia day, we have the perfect pit stop for you. Since opening in 2012, Eugene’s has been taking locals by storm, and this year, in honour of Australia Day, the cafe...