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Five Viennese cakes

I'm not going to tell you how long we spent in Vienna because this list of cakes is much bigger than it ought to be for such a short stay. Vienna has a long and delicious history of making sweets. There are bakeries and coffee houses all over the city, and they're especially… Read more of "Five Viennese cakes"

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What to eat in Slovenia

You don't hear much about Slovenian food. Or at least I hadn't before we got there. But with influences from Italy, Hungary and Austria, it's a varied and interesting cuisine. Here are a few dishes we enjoyed during our month in the country: Burek Let's start with one of my faves… Read more of "What to eat in Slovenia"

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What to eat in Mexico

I think Mexican food might be my favourite. And I'm writing this in Italy so you know I'm serious. We spent 6 months in Mexico. From our first meal (where our waiter laughed at us as he bought out bowl after bowl of tortilla chips because we ate so much guacamole) to our last… Read more of "What to eat in Mexico"

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A guide to Mexican eggs

Breakfast is big in Mexico. We're talking eggs, baskets of handmade corn tortillas, shredded chicken or beef, refried beans, lots of salsa. Before we arrived, my knowledge of Mexican breakfasts started and ended with huevos rancheros, but there are so many more and they usually… Read more of "A guide to Mexican eggs"

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¡Buen provecho!

One of the things I've enjoyed about spending longer in one country – we've been in Mexico for 4 months now, our longest stint yet! – is getting a better understanding of the culture. We're starting to pick up on things that we might not have noticed on a shorter trip. My… Read more of "¡Buen provecho!"

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What to eat in Cuba

Speak to pretty much anyone about Cuba and you'll hear the same thing – the food is terrible. Food is one of our favourite ways to experience other cultures, and we love discovering local dishes, learning about the different ways people use ingredients and trying new flavours… Read more of "What to eat in Cuba"

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What to eat in Valencia

From local tapas joints to contemporary dining and fish restaurants by the sea, Valencia has a lot to offer foodies. It's a city where the quality of ingredients is important and the seafood, in particular, is excellent. If you're heading to Valencia for the first time, here are… Read more of "What to eat in Valencia"