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
Today I want to write about a sunny day in June in of last year. During our road trip in our beloved ambulance (which you can read a little about here), we stayed a few days in one of my favorite American cities; San Francisco. It’s actually where we bought the ambulance, we loved it so much we wanted to return when we came back … Continue reading San Francisco and Hog Island Oyster Co.
When we were planning our trip to Cuba there was no question that we were going to be spending some time in the mountains. And so we opted to go to the most popular, granted, but equally part of the most stunning of Cuba’s natural splendour: Vinales. The valley of Vinales lies a 4 hour bus ride west of Havana and is one of the … Continue reading The 3 Best Restaurants in Vinales, Cuba
I can safely say I’ve eaten in many strange a place in my time. Actually I tend to seek them out, these interesting places to eat; be it a farm, a castle, a treehouse, a boat, a spaceship, the moon. I’d heard of El Cocinero through a friend, and had seen it mentioned online, and my interest only grew when I read that it found … Continue reading A night above the city at El Cocinero, Havana.
Now back at work onboard a new yacht, I have slipped back into the perpetual day dreaming that my work tasks tend to induce. My mind often wanders, it squeezes out of my ear and floats off lazily, into the recesses of my memories. Admittedly, there aren’t a whole lot of places it really goes to… places I have seen and food I have eagerly … Continue reading How India changed the food game for me
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.
Yesterday I woke up paralyzed. My neck was completely stuck, and my body just couldn’t move an inch. Lucky me to be staying with my parents until I fly out to the Caribbean onto my next yacht employer, I was able to call out a strangled “MUUM! SOS!” at 6am for a hand sitting up and a good dose of heat cream. So, bedridden as … Continue reading RECIPE: Apple Cake
After spending a month in Japan last year there is an almost never ending display of delicious memories that seem to blur my vision day to day like a Kaleidoscope. So it’s definitely difficult to pic any winner, but some tasty treats do stand out. Taiyaki is a traditional Japanese waffle about the size of a hand, usually filled with sweet red bean paste or … Continue reading Taiyaki Ice Cream at TaiyakiNYC