Category Archives for "Tempt Me"

Mar 30

Five of the Best Places to Eat in Hong Kong

By Abi King | Tempt Me

Eating Out in Hong Kong Hong Kong and eating. Simply, where do you start? With over 4000 restaurants in one gleaming cosmopolitan city, not to mention a labyrinth of street food stalls, markets and strange looking slippery things in tanks, Hong Kong diners could stay here for years and still not stumble across everything there […]

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Jul 22

Food, Glorious Greek Food! A market tour, cooking lesson and food museum shine a spotlight on Greek food in Athens

By Abi King | Tempt Me

The Home of Greek Food The hawkers yell, the metal shutters clatter and the salty scent of fresh sliced fish mingles with cinnamon, lobster tanks and the bloody entrails of hanging innards. Like many a live food market, Varvakios Agora heaves with industry, pulses with activity and throngs with the shoulder-thumping movement of a focused, […]

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Feb 11

Quick and Easy Authentic Gazpacho Recipe

By Abi King | Tempt Me

Missing Gazpacho I’ve Spain on the brain at the moment and I blame my job. Or the weather. Or the realisation that it’s been two years already since I moved from the sunlit skies of Seville, with its orange blossom streets and scorched olive grove parks, to the cold and clouded skies of Britain. (Two […]

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Jan 25

3 Easy Malaysian Recipes

By Abi King | Tempt Me

Cooking in Malaysia Let’s get one or two things clear right from the start. I love cooking but I’m hardly a chef. I love food but I’m hardly a connoisseur (I still can’t tell my kaffir from my Persian when it comes to types of limes and I’ve long since abandoned knowing my Jersey Royal […]

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Dec 03

Madrid’s Oldest Chocolatería

By Abi King | Tempt Me

Tasting churros and chocolate at the oldest chocolatería in Madrid Churros y chocolate Churros y chocolate, you either love it or you hate it as the marmite ad says. But (as I suspect is the case for marmite too) if you hate it, it’s probably because you’re doing it wrong. Bad churros is flaccid and stodgy. […]

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Nov 25

Maultaschen: A Surprise Find in Austrian Dining

By Abi King | Tempt Me

  Dining out in Austria Hot on the heels of my pine-scented gastronomy adventure in South Tyrol…I crossed the border into Austria where it’s Tirol with an “i.” Now Austria, unlike Italy, doesn’t quite have worldwide fame when it comes to talking about food. Wiener Schnitzel and the Sound of Music To the uninitiated, when people […]

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