Tasting Sicily – Exploring Sicilian Cuisine with Enzo’s Kitchen

Like most regions in Italy, Sicily has its own distinctive cuisine, culture and historical routes. This sun-drenched Mediterranean island has a rich history and landscape of temples, mosaics, ancient sites all sounded by a stunning backdrop of aqua sea, mountains and one of Europe’s highest active volcanoes, Mount Etna. Sicily’s extensive and varied history has had a significant impact on its cuisine, making it highly distinctive…

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What to pack in your picnic hamper | Welsh produce

Summer is finally upon us in Wales, you can smell it in the air, freshly mown grass, sizzling burgers on a BBQ on a balmy night and the gentle humming of bees and the sweet chirps of birdsong. Unless of course, it is chucking it down with sideways with rain, but that rather spoils my summer prose. The onset of summer means it is officially…

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Hendricks Afternoon tea with Park Plaza

Fetch the best china, set the table and start filling that cake stand, afternoon tea week is nearly upon us darlings! From Monday August 14th to Sunday, August 20th, Afternoon Tea Week celebrates a quintessentially British tradition that has been around since the 1840’s. Don your best outfits and get ready for a few cucumber sandwiches and tea with some added pomp and circumstance. Here’s a…

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Eating your way around Central America

Central American cuisine rarely gets the love it deserves, whilst Instagram is full of sushi snaps, Asian street treats and fancy French food, you rarely spot anyone raving about the food from this particular region. Having recently backpacked around Central America I found that whilst there isn’t a huge variation of dishes, given they nearly always consist of tortillas, rice, sour cream and fried meat,…

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