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A Taste Of The Seychelles: A Guide To Food And Drink
7/11/2018
A Taste Of The Seychelles: A Guide To Food And Drink

Although it is better known for its beautiful beaches, the Seychelles is a great destination for lovers of food. Whether you are feeling adventurous and want to try traditional Seychellois cuisine, or enjoy your favourite foods with local flavour, there is an abundance of delicious food available to suit any taste.

Throughout its history the Seychelles has seen settlers come to its shores from many parts of the world. Over the years these French, English, African, Chinese and Indian influences have come together to create a truly unique cuisine.

A taste of the sea

Seafood lovers will find everything they could hope for on these islands; everything is freshly sourced from the ...

A Guide To Dining In Budapest
4/17/2018
A Guide To Dining In Budapest

The capital of Hungary, Budapest is known for many things. From the Opera House to the River Danube and Chain Bridge, there’s plenty to catch the eye of avid travellers. But one thing you may not be immediately familiar with is the cuisine of this beautiful city. Here we explore some best places to find a light bite, dine out, and indulge in during your stay.

Find light a bite

For quick food when on the go, check out Budapest’s Central Market Hall. While the very building itself is sure to impress, you will also notice the huge array of stalls here, selling everything from fresh fish, sausages and cheeses to clothes, souvenirs and other crafts. While there are sometimes dishes from ...

Baltic Food - a melting pot of culinary influences
1/25/2018
Baltic Food - a melting pot of culinary influences

Today, the Baltic cuisine is a melting pot of culinary influences but the past can be detected in its recipes. Hearty meat dishes reflect the harsh climate and of course, the Baltic Sea still provides bountiful catches of a wide variety of fresh fish. Latvians long ago mastered the art of preserving food, so look out for delicious pickled vegetables, salted meat and smoked fish. You're sure to find something to tempt your palate!

Latvia's 500 kilometre coastline is strewn with fishing villages that provide the country's restaurants and cafes with fresh eels, flounders, lampreys, cod, and of course herring.

In the fish pavilion of Riga central market, you'll find a wide variety of fresh ...

A CULINARY EXPERIENCE TO REMEMBER
10/24/2017
A CULINARY EXPERIENCE TO REMEMBER

Sudqi Naddaf

Executive Chef, Kempinski Hotel Mall of the Emirates Dubai

 

If you have ever had a clay pot artistically shattered into pieces in front of you at the dining table, or eaten off a “flying buffet” held up by 100 helium-filled balloons, it is highly likely you have experienced the artistry and brilliance of Chef Sudqi Naddaf.

Chef Sudqi is in his 15th year with Kempinski Hotels. He’s been with the Kempinski Mall of the Emirates in Dubai, his fifth property, for six years. The Executive Chef is an evangelist of great service, unforgettable menus and perfectly staged artistic settings. In turn, recognising and valuing Chef Sudqi’s artistic genius, Kempinski fuels his passion and ...

Around The World In Eight Bites
5/25/2017
Around The World In Eight Bites

Food compliments travel perfectly, and if you are as adventurous with your palate as you are with your destinations, you are certain to find an extensive variety of dishes to try whenever you travel to a new city, region or country. There are so many cuisines out there to experience, but have you tried the following?

Mansaf, Jordan

The national dish of the Middle Eastern country, mansaf features lamb that is seasoned with lots of delicious herbs and spices, cooked in yoghurt and served on rice and flatbread, it is certainly an unforgettable meal. If you are staying at either Kempinski Hotel Aqaba, or Kempinski Hotel Amman you should definitely try this large sharing dish, perfect for ...

The Top 5 Places for Street Food in the World
12/23/2015
The Top 5 Places for Street Food in the World

If there is one universal thing to love about travelling - whether it is for business or pleasure – it is the tastes and flavours that are provided by visiting somewhere new. From fine dining to fast food, there are so many different ways to experience the delicacies of a new country. One of the most authentic ways of trying something new is with the growing movement of street food.

From road-side sellers to tiny shops tucked away, the kinds of street food that are most indicative of the culture you are in are the ones that are clearly made with love - and there are some real treats to be had from vendors that take their food seriously. Here, you will find our five favourite destinations ...

Celebrating… Thanksgiving
11/18/2015
Celebrating… Thanksgiving

The celebration of Thanksgiving can be a little confusing to those of us who are not American. From the origins of the tradition, to how it is celebrated today, here, we have tried to answer some of those burning Thanksgiving questions, in the hopes that perhaps you could embrace this autumn festival for yourself. Roll on the 26th November!

The beginnings

When the first Pilgrims arrived at Cape Cod, things did not initially go to plan. They spent the first bitter winter on the Mayflower, and suffered many losses. When spring arrived and they moved ashore, the Pilgrims were met by an Abenaki tribesman who taught the Pilgrims how to farm the land. In the autumn of 1621, and the crops that ...

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