6 Colombian foods you need to try!

1. Coffee Often regarded as some of the highest quality coffee in the world, this one is a no brainer. And there are so many good places to get it. We found the area of ‘Zona G’ (‘G’ standing for gastronomica) in Bogota to have a really cool café vibe where you can sample some…

Patacones (Deep Fried Plantains) with Garlic Lemon Mayonnaise Recipe

Plantains are the best. I can’t find any information on the Internet that says you can substitute plantains for raw (green) bananas but I would definitely give it a try if you can’t get your hands on these. You won’t want to eat them raw because they leave an awful furry feeling in your mouth…

Broccoli, Garlic & Lemon Pasta Recipe

When we signed up for a week of volunteering coffee-picking at a finca (agricultural estate) in the north of Ecuador, we arrived to the most beautiful farmhouse with an outdoor kitchen stocked full of farm grown veggies and exotic fruits. We could cook whatever we wanted; the only rule was that it had to be…

Lima Restaurant guide – food you should eat in Lima

Normally when we visit a new city we tend to head straight to tripadvisor to help us decide on where we should go for ‘special meals’ (to beak up the monotony of budget eats like avocado on bread). While in Lima we were extremely lucky to have spent our time with two passionate foodies (one…

Lucuma – Exotic Andean Fruit

I’ve travelled a lot. My parents love travelling and realised the importance of seeing the world from an early age. They wanted my sister and I to have an appreciation of all the different things that exist in this world – people, cultures, languages, landscapes, customs and food. When we were old enough to drive,…

CHIRIMOYA – Exotic Andean Fruit

Wow. This thing is delicious. I wasn’t expecting much, especially as my patience for fruits with multiple small seeds wears thin at the best of times. But when I opened it up and saw the creamy white flesh inside, I knew it was going to be a winner. Move over mango – I’ve found my…

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