Try a classic British afternoon tea — with an Indian twist!

The Brits have been enjoying their afternoon tea ever since the rich and wealthy started doing it in the 1840’s. It started out as just tea, but the Dutchess of Bedford became hungry, and realised serving food with the tea was a great idea.  Traditionally afternoon tea consists of a selection of teas, sandwhiches with cucumber, eggRead more

Going to London? This is where you”ll get the best fish and chips!

Okay, so I should probably start by admitting that while I have eaten quite a lot of fish and chips in London, I haven’t been to every single place that serves it, so I can’t really say that it’s the best.  But I can promise you that it’s the best I have ever eaten, andRead more

Eat your way through beautiful Madrid

Have you ever been to Spain? It’s such a wonderful country, filled with fresh fruit, sweet desserts and yummy food. The people of Spain love to enjoy themselves, eat, drink and relax, and if you add in the hot weather I might just want to go live there one day! But for now I have toRead more

Mercado de San Miguel food market in Madrid

I love Spain, it’s such a nice country to visit. The weather is warm and sunny, the people are kind and they all love food. My kind of people! Last year we went to Barcelona, which is a really nice city. This summer we went to Madrid, which I have to say, is an evenRead more

La boqueria marked in Barcelona

One of the most popular sights in Barcelona, is the food market La Boqueria. It’s situated just off the tourist trap La Rambla, which is filled with street vendors, tourist and expensive beer. The market is in an open hall almost, there is a roof, but no walls. It’s arranged after categories, so all the fishRead more

Borough market in London, my absolute favourite!

(Click the images for larger version) I love travelling, and when I go somewhere new, I always like to check if they’ve got a food market we can visit. It’s becoming more and more popular, so they’re popping up everywhere, but some markets are really old, and have been there for centuries.  We have a foodhallRead more

Yummy cakes from Hummingbird Bakery in London

(Click the images to view larger versions)   A few years ago I bought the cookbook from Hummingbird Bakery. I thought the recipes and the book looked pretty and tasty, and I have since made quite a few of the cupcakes and cakes in the book. They have all turned out wonderful, so when IRead more

Have you tried fried Mars bar in Edinburgh?

    Okei, so this is actually a thing in Scotland. The «dish» of deep fried Mars bar was invented here years ago, and the country has become well known for it. Glasgow has actually been named «heart attack capital of the world», and much of that is down to smoking. However, I can’t helpRead more

Mary’s Milk Bar – yummy ice cream in Edinburgh

  When travelling, I love researching the city we’re going to to see if I can find some hidden gems. In most cities, the main streets are way too tourist-y, and that is certainly the case in Edinburgh. The main streets of Royal Mile and Princes Street is lined with cafes and pubs, but mostRead more