Carbonnade à la Flamande/Stoofvlees| Eat Like a Local | Belgium

I always get extremely excited whenever I get to know a blogger who’s been blogging for as long as I have (since 2010), so when Alison from CheeseWeb.eu asked if I’d like to feature one…

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Royal Welsh Winter Fair: What To Expect

Today saw the return of the two-day Royal Welsh Winter Fair to the Llanelwedd showground at Builth Wells, set against the the rolling green landscape of the mid Wales countryside. Run by the Royal Welsh…

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Chokladbollar | Eat Like a Local | Sweden/Singapore

After a short break, my Eat Like a Local guest post series returns with an indulgent recipe for Swedish chokladbollar (chocolate balls) from fellow blogger, Alaine Handa of Travel with Alaine. These moreish chocolate balls take…

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Sosban Restaurant Sunday Tasting Menu – Llanelli, South-West Wales

You only have to glance at Sosban Restaurant in Llanelli, south-west Wales to know that it’s a pretty special place. A Grade-II listed Victorian pump house perched on Llanelli’s North Dock, this awe-inspiring building is…

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Fine Dining in Denbighshire, North East Wales

When North East Wales Tourism commissioned me to write about fine dining in the region, I was literally spoilt for choice when it came to choosing which restaurants to feature. As I’ve discovered in previous blog…

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Welsh Mussels and Whisky | Eat Like A Local | Cardiff

In the eighth post in my Eat Like a Local guest post series, fellow Cardiff food blogger, Imran Nathoo of Kitchen Clonc shares his recipe for Welsh mussels and whisky. An indulgent concoction of fresh,…

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Coastal Dining in North East Wales

Earlier this year, you may remember reading about my experience of judging in the north east Wales Year of the Sea Food Challenge,  set up by North East Wales Tourism to promote the range of…

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10 Caribbean Foods You Have to Try

From classics like Jamaican jerk chicken and rice n’ peas, to intriguing dishes like Grenadian oil down and Costa Rican rondon, here are ten Caribbean foods you simply must try if you ever get the…

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Apfelstrudel Recipe | Eat Like a Local | Austria

Stepping out of my front door this morning, I was hit with a blast of crisp morning air and blinded by rays of golden sunlight beaming through bare tree branches as a heap of crunchy,…

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Abergavenny Food Festival: an Essential Guide

It’s 1999 in the Welsh market town of Abergavenny, Monmouthshire. Faced with falling consumer confidence in British produce following the BSE crisis (a.k.a ‘mad cow disease’), local farmers, Martin Orbach and Chris Wardle decide to…

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