England: Having Our Tastebuds Tantalised at Tapasya, Hull

If you are anything like us, when you see a new restaurant pop up in your local village, town or city, you say to yourself or each other ‘oh we really must try that new place’. Right? Mr ESLT and I definitely said that to each other when the new Indian restaurant Tapasya opened up on Beverley High Road in our home city of Hull. Well, that was 5 years ago, back in 2013 and up until a couple of weeks ago, we had yet to sample the delights on offer. That was until we were invited to a local…

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Poland: Food & Drink For The Gallivanting Gourmets in Gdańsk

Looking back at all the food I wouldn’t eat as a child is actually shocking and if only I could go back in time and tell my stubborn younger self to suck it up and eat, or at least sample, all the food given to me. Some of my now favourite foods I actually didn’t try until my late teens/early 20s. It certainly wasn’t because my parents didn’t try; it was simply because I was fussy. Yup, a whole 20 years insisting pizza was gross without even trying it – idiot!

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The Netherlands: Rotterdam's Market Hall – A Foodies' Heaven

I’ve visited Rotterdam around 10 times, possibly more, over the years and have seen it be transformed from a rather grotty (sorry!) city to a thriving cosmopolitan city which rivals its big brother Amsterdam as the perfect place to head for a weekend break.  With the recent announcement that Eurostar trains will soon be stopping at Rotterdam Central train station, it will make the trip from London super easy. We always jump on the overnight P&O ferry from our hometown Hull to Europoort in The Netherlands then it’s just a quick bus ride right into the centre of Rotterdam.

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UK: How Do Our Eating Habits Differ By Region?

Britain is a nation of foodies, with 66% of UK adults describing themselves as passionate about food and drink, including us. We love nothing more than indulging in great food (maybe too much sometimes!). It comes as no surprise then that 50% say they are passionate about home cooking and 53% of millennials eat out at least once a week.

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Christmas 2017: We Ate, We Drank, We Were Merry

Mr ESLT and I have been together 11 years and during that time he has had the whole of 2 Christmas Days off but that was ok because I didn’t particularly ‘like’ Christmas anyway having lost my mum over a decade ago, my dad not being in the picture and not having any siblings. Christmas for me was never like the sugar-coated advertisements you see on the TV in the run up to the big day. However, this year his holidays fell from 13th December 2017 all the way through to 9th January 2018 (yep he still has the back…

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Belgium: Delicious Delights To Devour In Ghent  

When travelling, for me the food I eat is just as important as the architecture I see, the attractions I visit and the people I meet. I always, when possible try to eat local or at least try some of the local delicious delights on offer. Unfortunately for me, I am quite a fussy eater, which often makes my task quite difficult. However, I am getting better at trying new things whilst travelling. On a recent visit to the beautiful Medieval city of Ghent, which is in the Flemish Region of Belgium and the capital of East Flanders I honestly didn’t try anything I didn’t like,…

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