Taste

Culinary experiences that connect you to the heart and soul of each destination.

The Real Willy Wonka: A Trip To Maison Cailler

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Everybody has different tastes: some despise celery, others can’t bear the sight of a brussels sprout, and many think zucchini the poor cousins of cucumbers. We all have our predilections too. Some are partial to…

Munich Germany, Oktoberfest

Brewing the Best: The History of Bavarian Beer

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Beer is practically synonymous with Germany. Though the Teutons didn’t invent the stuff, they have (from the late Dark Ages onwards), taken it extremely seriously. So seriously, in fact, that they consider it both a…

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Le Dauphin: An Interview with Chef Mathieu Le Guillois

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Located on Church Street in the little town of Le Breuil-en-Auge, is award-wining restaurant, Le Dauphin, or ‘The Dolphin’. Framed by light cinnamon colored beams that would be described as ‘Tudor’ were they a few…

Strudel House

The Secrets of Hungarian Strudel

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One of Hungary’s favourite dishes, the humble strudel enjoys a prominent place in culinary culture across much of Europe. Tracing its roots back to the Austro-Hungarian Empire, strudel has featured in celebrations and festivities in…

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The Oysters of Brittany

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Exports form a tiny percentage of total oysters farmed in Brittany. And no wonder, since every cove, bay and harbour in the area claim their local oysters are the non plus ultra in taste. Here,…

A Guide to Cava

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Cava is, in layman’s terms, Champagne made in Spain. The devil, however, lies in the detail. Champagne, as a region, is very different both in soil and climate to Sant Sadurni, where most Cava is…

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Interview with Chef Fabian Inderbitzin

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Renowned chef Fabian Inderbitzin’s passion for food stretches back to his childhood in the Swiss canton of Schwyz, when he used to help his mother in the kitchen. Having formally begun his career in 1998…

The Flavours of the Emerald Isle: Soda Bread

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Irish Soda Bread Get the taste of Ireland with this fresh, no-fuss soda bread. Ingredients 250g Plain white flour 250g Plain wholemeal flour 100g Porridge oats 1 tsp Bicarbonate of soda 1 tsp Salt 25g…