Spanish Chronicles: Jamón Jamón
Culinary Snippets / Culture / Food / On the Road / Photography / Travel

Spanish Chronicles: Jamón Jamón

No, it’s not just the 1992 film with sizzling Spanish couple Javier Bardem and Penélope Cruz. It’s thin slices of delicateness tucked neatly within the embrace of a golden, crispy loaf of bread, fanned out across a plate on every other table in tapas bars, wrapped with a bow in your most prized Christmas baskets. In … Continue reading

Food / Munch Spot / Photography / Vietnam

[Munch Spot] Snails for Lunch? – Ốc Đào Sài Gòn

So we all might have heard of the typical stereotypes of the French eating their grimy frog legs and more frequently are escargots (snails), and the mention of those “slimey molluscs” on any dinner menu immediately triggers a ‘yuck’ or two from a good number of my American friends. But mind you, they’re part of … Continue reading

[UK] Borough Market – London’s Attack on the Tastebuds
Culture / Food / Inspiration / Munch Spot / Photography / Stop n Shop / Travel / UK

[UK] Borough Market – London’s Attack on the Tastebuds

A smokey whiff of cajun weaves its way through the crowd of people in front and, instinctively and quite unconsciously, despite your view being blocked, you follow it. Soon enough, you hear the hiss – a hiss that only fresh meat sizzling on a grill could make, and you start to take your first gulp, … Continue reading