TRAVEL BITES

Mouth-watering Mezze and a Giveaway

Mouth-watering mezze recipe and a giveaway of Ghilli Basan’s fantastic new book – Mezze Small Plates for Sharing. This beautiful book is packed with a myriad of mezze recipes with superb photography and fascinating insights into Basan’s travels in Turkey and the Middle East.

What to Eat in Crete

Food in Crete is bursting with intense Mediterranean flavours. It’s uncomplicated and made from fresh, healthy ingredients. Here’s my guide to Crete’s best eats.

Dubai Food Festival – Find your Flavour

I’d never thought of Dubai as a leading gastronomic destination but with over 200 nationalities living in the city there’s a huge culinary diversity and range of flavours including the city’s own Emirati fare and Arabic traditions.

Vietnam – Food, Flavour and Phở

Vietnamese cuisine with its refreshing flavours, citrus hits and use of distinctive herbs and warm spices is one that’ll shake up your taste-buds. So pull up a little plastic chair and grab your chopsticks…

Hong Kong Cooking Class at School of Wok

An evening at School of Wok learning the art of Hong Kong cuisine with chef Jeremy Pang. Chinese dumplings, chicken clay pot and Hong Kong noodles were all on the menu with a large measure of fun.

The UNI Masterclass – Sushi, Ceviche and Pisco Sours

Sushi. Deliciously delicate and oh so pretty. I’ve always been partial to those little bite-sized gems and recently spent a fun afternoon discovering how to make them for myself. UNI is a Japanese and Peruvian fusion – ‘Nikkei’ – restaurant in London’s Belgravia offering sushi making master classes.

Three-Course Taste of Travel Menu

Celebrity Cruises Competition! They want to hear about your Three-Course Travel Menu. From dining out in Reykjavik to savouring tantalising Vietnamese cuisine, read about some of my most memorable eating experiences.