Eating my way around Hong Kong

“I promise, if you are still hungry after this food tour, you can ask my boss for a refund” says Jacky. Together with 8 other food enthusiasts, I have decided to join a Hong Kong Food Tour with Eating Adventures.  I could do with some insight to be honest, so far I haven’t ventured further than wonton noodles and dumplings and as tasty as they might be, I am looking forward to having a real local Hongkonger show me around the vast array of possibilities and cuisines. To wet our appetite, Continue Reading

Yummie Marrakech: from mechoui to avocado juice

“ I hope you are hungry?” Youssef asks me. We meet on the main square, Djema el Fna, where, together with 8 other food enthusiasts, I’ll be taken on an evening food tour of Marrakech. The Djema isn’t the best place to find good quality food, so we start off at the entrance of the medina, where a family business has set up a few stalls, booming with local customers. On the menu: mechoui (slowly roasted lamb in an underground clay oven) and sheep head. Yes, you read that correctly, Continue Reading

Check out the tastiest tapas bars in Málaga

“This looks good, what is it?” I ask the waiter in front of me. The answer gets lost somewhere between my limited understanding and his strong Andalusian accent. It doesn’t matter really, I’m not even hungry. Hunger is irrelevant in Spain anyway. Seeing the perfectly displayed tapas in front of me, a glass of Rioja in hand, I’m ready to devour it all! This is my 3rd time in Málaga. A mere 10 km away, the resorts serve up stodgy paella and sickly sangria. But the city has managed Continue Reading

Authentic Greek flavours in the heart of Athens

Moussaka, slouvaki, Greek salad, … is this what comes to mind when you think of Greek food? Think again! Even if there’s a lot of chance that you will come across these on your Greek trip, the Greek cuisine is so much more varied than this!  It’s 9am on a sunny Wednesday morning and I am ready to embark on a food tour of Athens! Despina, tour guide and co-founder of Athens Walking Tours, starts with a historical lesson about the world of food and how the different Mediterranean Continue Reading