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Chocolate clams Escabeche.

Chocolate Clams

I’ve been a little remiss about updating this website of late. So, in the meantime, here’s Elaine J. Masters of TripWellness, introducing Mexico’s eminently delicious and fabulously named chocolate clams….

Basket full of lotus flower heads with seeds.

Lotus Seeds

If there’s one plant that symbolises South-East Asia, it is, of course, the lotus. One of the miraculous things about the lotus is that almost every part of it is…

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Babi Guling – Balinese Sucking Pig

Babi guling is one of the great joys of any trip to Bali and quite possibly the ultimate breakfast dish. At least for any fan of Vitamin P. This succulent,…

Stretchy Ice Cream

Stretchy, Super-Cool, Turkish Ice Cream!

Turkish ice cream is different. Not just because, in the tourist towns, there are men in costumes working magic tricks with it for the kids. Though that’s pretty special. “Opa!”…

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It’s Samphire Season!

Samphire is up there with artichokes as a plant that doesn’t look like it was meant to be eaten, and with fiddlehead ferns as one of the most satisfying plants…

Much-loved jar of Marmite XO, the Marmite limited edition spread...

Marmite XO — A Luxury Marmite!

Marmite, like oysters and stinky tofu, is a substance that tends to polarise people, if not actually horrify them. Salty, yeasty and often served on hot, buttered toast, it should…

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Green Invaders…

Brussels sprouts are, famously, one of those vegetables folk either love or loathe. And scientists at the Eden Project, in Cornwall, England, are currently exploring the theory that this preference…