When it comes to traveling, most people play it safe. The more exotic or different the place is, the safer people tend to become with their food choices. We believe that one of the best ways to experience the local food and culture is through authentic food.
Llama meat is delicious and full of flavor. In the Cazuela de llama, you will have the meat cut into pieces and slowly cooked in a stew with carrots and papas andinas (native potatoes). If you’ve never had llama meat before, consider trying the cazuela especially if your travels take you to the Andes region. You will not be disappointed!
When we started our project last summer, we highlighted our travels for the next four years. 2015 was all about South America with the publication of our first book Authentic Food Quest Argentina. And, for the remainder of 2016 and into early 2017 our plan is … to go to Southeast Asia! So, now is time to share our Southeast Asia itinerary.
When you visit the farmers market, you will immediately see what is fresh and in season. If something catches your eye, don’t be afraid to ask questions. Smile and use body language if the language is foreign and learn a little bit more about the local produce. This will help you avoid making the wrong choices at restaurants, which may use frozen products instead of fresh produce.
We've developed a penchant for traveling to cold places in the winter - we went to Iceland last winter and are going to the Faroe Islands this winter. We love off-season travel because it's more affordable and more authentic. Click through to read more about why off-season travel is the best!
We had the idea almost 1.5 years ago of writing a book about the authentic foods we would discover on our quest. This idea came to us in the early phases when we were dreaming about the possibilities with authentic food quest.
How to plan your ultimate foodie trip to Paris - from Michelin starred restaurants to world renowned markets, make sure you include these experiences on your Paris itinerary. I don't want you to miss a single food experience for breakfast, lunch, dinner,