Churchkhela

I arrived in Georgia yesterday, and have already found my new favourite food. This delightful local delicacy is called Churchkhela (ჩურჩხელა in Georgian) and is made by threading almonds, walnuts, hazelnuts, chocolate, or sometimes raisins onto a string, dipping them in thickened grape (or other fruit) juice and drying them in the shape of a …

Seville

The heart of Andalusia - the true Spain according to some - can be found in the achingly picturesque city of Seville. A labyrinth of history and charm, energy and verve, and unforgettable culinary delights is the setting for another exceptional gastrotour. Taberna Alambique – as far as modestly priced tapas restaurants go, Taberna Alambique …

Ceviche

How could raw fish and citrus be so delightful? Why am I so enjoying these popcorny kernels that refuse to become unstuck from my teeth? Why is this the first time I’ve ever eaten this? Why doesn’t every coastal country make this? All are fair questions to ask upon first trying ceviche. Of course, taste …