A Seafood Feast at O Farol, Cacilhas

The Lighthouse is Gone, But the Seafood Brings People Here: Our first night in Portugal and we're having a seafood treat at "O Farol", a restaurant in Cacilhas. To get to this restaurant we catch a local commuter ferry from Cais do Sodré, Lisbon's transport hub, from where buses, the metro, … [Read more...]

London Restaurants | St. Christopher's Place

Eating and Drinking in the Heart of London: It was purely by chance that we came across St. Christopher's Place this morning when we were pounding down Oxford Street on our way to Bond Street Tube Station. The little lane way caught Tony's attention and when he ducked in to have a look, he was … [Read more...]

Algarve sweets at Faro’s best coffee shop

Portuguese love their Sweets and Cakes: The Portuguese we are told are sweet-toothed and have a great love of cakes.  This we find out for ourselves to be absolutely true as everywhere we go, there are pastelarias and cafes with counters that are stocked full with all kinds of sweet … [Read more...]

Spain holiday – Food in Spain

Spanish food is delicious: Put very simply, Spanish food is delicious! It's tasty, spicy, vibrant in colour and a has a great mix of fresh ingredients. In this sun-drenched country, grains, beans, fruits and vegetables all grow very well and there is also an abundance of meats, seafood and … [Read more...]

Eating out on your Croatia holiday

What is Croatian cuisine?: Food styles in Croatia are varied, depending on the regions, but broadly they can be categorized into two main groups - the inland and the coastal areas.  There is a distinct difference in the types of foodstuff and styles of cooking between the two main regions.  … [Read more...]

Moules et Frites – Belgian’s national dish

The Moules et Frites is One of Belgium's Traditional Dishes: That Moules et Frites is the national dish of Belgium is enough to get me to this country.  Anyone who likes mussels and who has tried these large steaming pots of mussels in savory broth, accompanied by a bowl of Belgian frites and … [Read more...]