Cuisines of the world
Food, Glorious Food in the Pas de Calais
The Pas de Calais is a department in northern France named after the French region that borders the Strait of Dover. The Strait of Dover connects the English Channel with the North Sea. The coastline of this region, known as the Opal Coast, is closest to England and easily accessible by land, air and sea. It features two capes, and several seaside towns including Calais, Boulogne sur Mer and Wimereux. I started my visit here with a bracing walk around the Cap Blanc-Nez ...
Tallinn - Bread, Beer and Beautiful Food
I was blown away by the food; fresh, thinly crusted brown bread with slightly salted butter; exquisite gourmet dishes; hand-crafted fruity beers; sparkling sophisticated cider; mouthwatering desserts and pastries ... Where was I? Top London restaurants, Parisian haute cuisine? No, I was in Tallinn, capital of Estonia. My food fest began at restaurant MEKK ...
Trentino Cuisine - Cheese, Ham and the Malga
Sometimes a highlight of a trip can be a really simple event. And that was certainly true of my early morning visit to a malga in Madonna di Campiglio a mountain resort in the Trentino region of Italy. A malga is a summer farm in the alpine meadows of the Dolomites in northern Italy.
Trentino Cuisine - Apple Strudel to Champagne and Apple Risotto
The Italian region of Trentino in the Dolomites has some of the most majestic scenery in the world. This has been recognised by its creation as a UNESCO heritage site. The wide variety of crops that thrive on its mountains and in its valleys support a very traditional cuisine …
Trentino Cuisine - Comfort Food, the first of Three Themes
The cuisine of Trentino, a region in Northern Italy, has three themes, comfort food, apples and ham and cheese. In this article I will consider its comfort food and in particular polenta …