Best food to try in Mongolia

Mongolian food and drink

Mongolian food is influenced by the extreme climate.  Winter temperatures drop to -40°C and then rise to +50°C during the summer. Due to the extreme climates, it is difficult or impossible to grow anything.  Chicken cannot survive the extreme temperatures, so they are imported.  Fruit and vegetables are also imported and are generally very expensive.  One … Read more Best food to try in Mongolia

Recipe for Italian cassata cake with chocolate glaze

Our recipe for delicious Italian cassata cake

Cassata Siciliana is a delicious sponge cake, which originated from the island of Sicily in Italy. It is one of our favourite Italian desserts and so easy to make. A cassata is a round sponge cake, which is moistened with fruit juices or liqueur, then layered with ricotta cheese and candied fruit. Like the Uruguayan … Read more Recipe for Italian cassata cake with chocolate glaze

5 unique foodie experiences in Tokyo, Japan

5 culinary highlights in Tokyo

When it comes to foodie highlights, Tokyo is a must on any culinary bucket list. We love Japanese food a lot, a cuisine which is so highly regarded that it has even been added to UNESCO’s Intangible Cultural Heritage list. Tokyo is one of the best places in the country to enjoy some truly unique Japanese foodie experiences. … Read more 5 unique foodie experiences in Tokyo, Japan

Recipe for Colombian limonada de coco (coconut/lime juice smoothie)

Colombian limonada de coco recipe

Colombian limonada de coco is a popular drink throughout Colombia which we loved and ordered with every meal when eating out. It’s a lime/coconut smoothie, which is particularly popular by the coastal Caribbean region in places like Cartagena and Barranquilla. Our recipe for Colombian limonada de coco is extremely simple to make, using only 4 ingredients … Read more Recipe for Colombian limonada de coco (coconut/lime juice smoothie)

Recipe for ajiaco – Colombian chicken and potato soup

Recipe for Colombian ajiaco chicken potato soup

Ajiaco is delicious Colombian comfort food. It is a chicken and potato soup, particularly popular in the capital city, Bogota. A typical Colombian ajiaco soup contains 3 different varieties of potatoes and the galinsoga herb. Locally this herb is called guasca and interestingly in the USA this herb is considered a weed and referred to as gallant soldier or potato … Read more Recipe for ajiaco – Colombian chicken and potato soup