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Bar-hopping, Basque style

Article first appeared in Cibus March 2014 edition Off bar-hopping in San Sebastián, but not for drinks Whilst researching on my planned trip to San Sebastián I came across an article from a food and travel magazine which quoted that:  ‘Kids in the rest of Spain want to be footballers; here, they want to be […]

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Swedish surprises

Article featured in Cibus – February 2014 edition Stockholm is not just the city of striking blondes and Vikings but a cosmopolitan capital with a remarkable food culture My first time in Stockholm was part of a tour of the Scandinavian capitals which we planned for our second honeymoon. I arrived anxious that my newlywed […]

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The blessed bounty of San Miguel

The moment I peeped over my sunglasses to look at the bijou iron and glass structure of the Mercado de San Miguel I knew that this was going to be a memorable food experience. I am standing at one of the entrances of the Mercado de San Miguel, in front of an automatic sliding glass […]

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I roam through the Piedmont capital in search of nourishment Having a husband whose dream is to watch his childhood love contending a sphere on green turf in black and white stripes is a blessing, especially when, Turin is the home of his innamorata. Hence, our first time in Turin was the fruit of my […]

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The Norwegian catch of the day

Exploring a food market is one of the best ways to discover the daily life of the country you are visiting. As soon as we arrive in Bergen, I visit its popular fish market. We arrived in Bergen after a seven hour spectacular train ride amidst fjords, gorges and glaciers. Also known as the World’s […]

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Say Cheese

This article featured in Cibus edition of November 2012. Bizarrely dressed in white polypropylene overalls and sky-blue plastic shoe covers I shuffled behind Giovanni Roncalato, eager to discover the artisan cheese making process at La Casara. Accompanied by the warm September sun, as it was breaking through the wispy morning clouds, we made our way […]

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Bicerin: chocolate, coffee and cream

Ten in the morning. Torino centre. Piazza della Consolata to be exact. Uninterrupted rain and a shocking temperature of 5° Celsius. We’re looking at the entrance of Caffe al Bicerin. Inside is chock-full. My brother queued whilst we shopped next door: gianduiotti, baci di dama, hazelnuts, crema di gianduia. A table emptied and we staggered […]

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Celebrating rice with its Master

This article was first published on MHRA Insider / August 2012. In April 2012, Italian master chef Gabriele Ferron was in Malta for a week courtesy of Eatmania. The week was entirely dedicated to rice and rice products from Riseria Ferron. Here is how it developed. For the second time, the World’s Ambassador of rice […]

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This article first appeared in Cibus magazine / September 2012. Read about my experience at the World’s best restaurant 2012: Noma – the delicious Nordic cuisine made of regional, seasonal and sustainable ingredients. We walked for nearly thirty minutes until we got to the waterfront of Christianshavn. There I saw the name of the restaurant I […]

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This recipe was first published in the June edition of Cibus magazine. These long, thin, rusty red grains are the result of a cross-breed between the Venere and the Indica rice varieties. The Ermes red rice is, not only an attractive ingredient, but a nutritious one as well since it is high in antioxidants and […]

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