In a world where we are constantly searching to find the elixir of life, turmeric is the latest health food trend, following on the tail of the coconut oil craze. Turmeric grows as a rhizome and is from the same family … Read more
Hi, welcome to FoodLovers!
I am hugely excited by my next Taste Of trip with World Expeditions to Vietnam, leaving end of April 2017. This is completely hot off the press although judging by the number of emails flying around I get the feeling that it may fill quickly.
Our previous trips have been so much fun and I am sure this one will be too, the price is reasonable and Air NZ currently has Asia on sale…. tempted?
On a local note, it is so lovely to have fresh asparagus on a daily basis, quality local avocados, very early strawberries and imported pomegranates to brighten our food.
Galangal is a knobbly rhizome that looks a little like ginger and although they are related their flavours are vastly different. Galangal is used almost exclusively in recipes from SE Asia where its pungent earthiness yet also citrus notes, gives a depth and interest to … Read more
The waters surrounding the island of Sri Lanka are literally teaming with fish and while you can of course charter a boat and head out with rod and reel, you can also experience plenty without having to leave the shore. Typically flights … Read more
Cauliflower is enjoying some time in the limelight and not before time too. This often maligned and traditionally mishandled vegetable must be the most versatile vegetable, it is full of flavour and of course t it is good for you with … Read more