The German city of Dusseldorf might not immediately spring to mind when planning a foodie trip in Europe. This remarkably under-the-radar city surprisingly boasts a diverse and delicious selection of restaurants, markets, cafes, coffee shops and cookery classes. I’ve created a Foodies guide to Dusseldorf so that you can discover the top…

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Attention chocolate lovers! Do you daydream of inventing your very own chocolate bar? Do you have a creative streak? Do you yearn to experiment with chocolate creations in the kitchen? What if you could actually create your very own chocolate bar? If like me, you are crazy about chocolate, you…

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When I was growing up Wales wasn’t exactly considered a culinary haven, the mere mention of Welsh food conjured up images of pots of cockles, overcooked leeks and the pungent smell of seaweed. The identity of Welsh food in recent years seems to be gaining momentum, with an emphasis on using local…

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is Foodie travel in Ireland possible? When you imagine of ‘Irish cuisine’ it can be tricky to get past clichéd images of bowls of watery mash and a pint of Guinness in a dark run-down pub, populated by ale-soaked, boozy old men. There is so much more to Irish cuisine…

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December is the season for indulgence, before you know it you have consumed your body weight in Baileys, mince pies and endless festive dining. Between Christmas drinks, endless parties and ‘lunch with the girls’, I had eaten out most nights by mid-December and I wasn’t entirely sure I could face another…

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