Crossing the Atlantic – Seafood in the Azores

So after an exhausting 10 days at sea, having departed from Florida, we had finally arrived in the Azores. And boy was I ready to get off this boat! I had mentally prepared myself for potential seasickness, scary-big ocean swells and the constant hum-drum of the ship as it rose and fell with each passing wave, gliding forever forward towards our destination. What I hadn’t … Continue reading Crossing the Atlantic – Seafood in the Azores

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RECIPE: Cheap and hearty lentils – Camping in the Ambulance

This recipe is brought to you from the cliffs of Loleta, in Northern California. I am sitting on a yacht, traversing the Atlantic, very bored and very much missing cooking. I found these pictures whilst scrolling through my photos from the road trip in Bambi the ambulance so I thought I would share! After driving for a few hours north towards Oregon, we decided to … Continue reading RECIPE: Cheap and hearty lentils – Camping in the Ambulance

The best fish tacos in the WORLD. Puerto Escondido, Mexico.

Well, well, well. You’ve been gripped by the title of this post. This bold, over-confident announcement, total disregard for the food establishments around the world that would like to think themselves worthy of this title. Ah-hah. You’re thinking, “Who is this chick? Who does she think she is, to denounce fish tacos across the globe and choose but one, potentially unworthy king? To bear the … Continue reading The best fish tacos in the WORLD. Puerto Escondido, Mexico.

How to: make muffins on a campfire

Hello, I’m back! The yacht was docked in Martinique for a few weeks and then Barbados for a few days so I’ve been distracted having my afternoons and weekends to myself again. I ate (a lot), and explored and of course, worked. I haven’t written much because truthfully, I didn’t have much to say about the food in Martinique. Creole food is not my favourite, … Continue reading How to: make muffins on a campfire

Recipe: Turmeric and ginger Kabocha squash soup (by a lake in Washington)

One of my favourite home comforts is soup. Growing up in the mountains in France, soup is a staple for most households; the snow falling outside as you warm your cheeks and and fill your nostril with the full smell of a courgette soup makes me want to cozy up with a blanket and a good book. So of course, when we travelled through the … Continue reading Recipe: Turmeric and ginger Kabocha squash soup (by a lake in Washington)

Christmas markets in Alsace: the snack edition.

When I was back home a few weeks ago I took a trip up to my mothers home and where she grew up; Alsace. Alsace is a region right on the border of Germany and Switzerland, and it has alternated between French and German control over the centuries and the wars. Home of sauerkraut and known for its sausages, the cuisine truly reflects the cultures … Continue reading Christmas markets in Alsace: the snack edition.