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Why You Should Serve Canapes at Your Next Party

Why You Should Serve Canapes at Your Next Party
There is no greater snack to serve at a party than canapés. People consider these snacks to be elegant, but they have a number of other benefits too. They are bite-sized, come in different variations, look fantastic and are surprisingly filling amongst other additional benefits. When it comes to party food, there is no greater snack than a canapé. Synonymous with class, elegance and sophistication, canapés are a superb way to impress your guests and especially if it is a formal event.…continue reading →

3 Tricks To Keep Yourself From Overeating During A Meal

3 Tricks To Keep Yourself From Overeating During A Meal
There’s nothing better than a great meal shared with great people. But have you ever left a meal feeling like your waistband is much too tight and you just need to sit and rest for a while? If you have, it’s likely that you overate during your meal.continue reading →

Where to Eat in York

Where to Eat in York
York isn’t known as the UK’s foodie capital for nothing and if I was to get into a discussion of all the options available by way of where to get a bite to eat, this post would be looking more like a directory than anything else. It’s impossible to cover…Continue reading...

How to Eat Exotically Without Ever Leaving Town

How to Eat Exotically Without Ever Leaving Town
Sampling the very best that life has to offer can often be very expensive. Whether you would love to travel the globe, live it up or wear the hottest fashion choices, all these things will drain your finances very quickly. That's why there are so many websites, blogs and other publications dedicated to delivering tips and tricks for living exotically without shelling out the big bucks.…continue reading →

Exotic Foods that Don’t Taste as Good as They Look

Exotic Foods that Don’t Taste as Good as They Look
This isn’t a list of exotic foods that don’t taste good at all, but rather one featuring exotic foods which don’t really taste as good as one would expect them to, given their popularity. Whether it’s a food or drink item which is served directly as it comes from nature…Continue reading...

You Can Never Go Wrong with a BBQ

If you’re ever called upon to host some guests, whether you’ve put off getting things in order and left everything to the last minute or if the guests just dropped by unexpectedly, throw up a barbeque and all will be well. This is not to say that every time someone…Continue reading...

Surprisingly Tasty and Filling Vegetarian Dishes – Egyptian Koshary

Surprisingly Tasty and Filling Vegetarian Dishes – Egyptian Koshary
As someone who grew up on meat and was brought up believing that a balanced diet consists out of a good variety of vegetables in addition to the staple of rice or any form of pasta with any variety of meat, I could never have imagined that I could go…Continue reading...

Flavours of North Africa

Flavours of North Africa
If all else you’re going to be doing on a holiday retreat is just sit in your hotel room or resort, kick-back and relax, then the only option for you to say you’ve gotten the full measure of whichever destination you’re visiting is to experience the region’s local cuisine. North…Continue reading...

Eating Healthily While out on the Road

Eating Healthily While out on the Road
One of the best ways to reduce the amount of money you spend while you travel and just generally in your life is resolving to live a healthier life and then following up on that resolution through your actions. If you’re healthier and you have an impressive history of only…Continue reading...

Flavours of Sri Lanka

Flavours of Sri Lanka
No trip to Sri Lanka is complete without experiencing the unique cuisine this country has to offer. Drawing influences from southern India, South East Asia and its Dutch and British colonial past, Sri Lanka has resulted in a fusion style of food, so unique that you are sure to try dishes you have never even heard of before.  The staple dishes of Sri Lanka include a host of spicy curries, sweet caramelised onion and sour lime flavours. It’s certainly not food for the fussy palate. You can hardly walk 10 meters in Sri Lanka without being embraced by the smells of rich spices, so I have no doubt that visitors are given ample opportunity to sample true Sri Lankan cuisine. Yet the baffling array of dishes and the increasing number of fusion restaurants can leave travellers unsure of exactly what the ‘must try’ dishes are. I’ve covered Breakfast, dinner and everything in between to help you eat your way around Sri Lanka.…continue reading →