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Quick And Easy Irish Soda Bread

Quick And Easy Irish Soda Bread Ingredients 250g/9oz plain wholemeal flour 250g/9oz plain white flour 1 tsp bicarbonate of soda 1 tsp salt 420ml/15fl oz buttermilk extra flour for dusting Method Preheat the oven to 200C/400F/Gas 6. In a large bowl, mix together the two types of flour, bicarbonate of soda and salt. Add the […]

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How to Make Nigerian Meat Pie

How to Make Nigerian Meat Pie Meat pie is a popular Nigerian snack loved by many. This video shows you the steps to take in preparing Nigerian Meat Pie. INGREDIENTS: * 700g Plain flour * 100g Butter / Margarine * 200ml cold water * 1 teaspoon (tsp) Baking powder * 1 tsp of Nutmeg * […]

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San Miniato Truffle Fair

San Miniato Truffle Fair The medieval village of San Miniato is located half way between Florence and Pisa. The village is set on a hill top and offers splendid panoramic views. Read more about San Miniato and the famous truffles here. The San Miniato Truffle fair takes place during the last 3 weekends in November. […]

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I Toscano

I Toscano I Toscano is a family run restaurant serving authentic Tuscan Cuisine in Florence, Italy.  The restaurant is located at 70R Via Guelfa which is near the central market and just minutes from the train Station. I’Toscano’s Italian Restaurant features exceptional cuisine at moderate prices with friendly and attentive service.  Feel at home while […]

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Impruneta

Impruneta Today my friend asked me to join her in Impruneta for an annual market. The main purpose of our trip was for the pollo. She has been going to this annual market since she was a child and assured me that the chicken was something special. Impruneta, known for it’s Tuscan terracotta, is about […]

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La Fiera di Scandicci

La Fiera di Scandicci La Fiera di Scandicci is an annual event that takes place in Scandicci, FI.  This grand market includes clothes; household items; linens; hardware; shoes and artisans showcasing crafts.  In addition, it is a foodie’s delight!  This video is all about the delicacies  that were available at the fair.   Guarantee you […]

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Gelato Festival in Florence

Gelato Festival in Florence The gelato festival was a 4 day event taking place in Piazzale Michelangelo in Florence. You couldn’t ask for a better venue to enjoy some gelato while overlooking this magnificent city. It was a little rainy today, but I hopped on a bus as soon as the sky cleared for the […]

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Flavours of Asia: Hong Kong Dining

Flavours of Asia: Hong Kong Dining Hong Kong cuisine is mainly influenced by Cantonese cuisine, non-Cantonese Chinese cuisine (especially Teochew, and Hakka, Hokkien and the Jiangsu & Zhejiang), the Western world, Japan, and Southeast Asia, due to Hong Kong’s past as a British colony and long history of being an international city of commerce. From […]

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Antica Macelleria Falorni

Antica Macelleria Falorni This famous macelleria is located in Piazza Matteotti in Greve in Chianti. Think prosciutto heaven…  Throughout the store, legs of prosciutto are hanging from the ceiling giving off an intoxicating aroma. There is a butcher shop, a cheese cellar and various stacks of vacuum sealed meat products spread around waiting to taken. […]

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Kobe beef in Japan

Kobe beef in Japan Kobe beef  refers to beef from the Tajima strain of Wagyu cattle, raised in Japan’s Hyogo Prefecture according to rules as set out by the Kobe Beef Marketing and Distribution Promotion Association. The meat is a delicacy renowned for its flavour, tenderness, and fatty, well-marbled texture. Kobe beef can be prepared […]

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