Tag: Cuisine 101

Portuguese Cuisine 101: An Introduction to the food of Alentejo

Replete with everything from seafood to sweets, the cuisine of Portugal’s Alentejo region has more than enough diversity to satisfy your palate—and more than enough salted cod to challenge it, too. more…

What to Know About Provençal Cuisine

Real Provençal cuisine is high-spirited but simple, focusing on preserving the taste and texture of seasonal, fresh ingredients. more…

Andalusian Cuisine 101

Yes, we’ve all heard of tapas. And, yes, Andalusian cuisine has long been famous for it. But there’s so much more than just tapas going on here. more…

Umbria Cuisine 101

Overlooked for its famous Tuscan neighbour, Umbria cuisine combines staples like truffles, pasta, pork and olive oil to offer an idyllic taste of Italy. more…

Cuisine 101: Alsatian Cuisine

According to many Alsatians, the reason the Romans occupied Alsace for so long was because they loved the cooking! more…

Cuisine 102: More Atlantic France Delicacies

In Cuisine 101 we introduced you to the stars of the Charente-Maritime department, oysters and mussels. Seafood not your thing? You’re in luck! more…

Cuisine 101: Charente-Maritime Cuisine

Oysters and seafood are the stars of Charente-Maritime cuisine, a region renowned for arguably the finest oyster cultivation techniques in the world. more…

Cuisine 102: More Myanmar Cuisine

I introduced you to a few of my favourite parts of Myanmar cuisine in Cuisine 101, but now we really get into the good stuff: mains and desserts! more…

Cuisine 101: Burmese Cuisine

When I found out I would be guiding some bike trips in Myanmar last year, I had no idea what to expect from the local Burmese cuisine. more…

Cuisine 101: Loire Valley Cuisine

Known as “the garden of France” and famous for its gastronomy and douceur (mildness), the cuisine of the Loire Valley has much to offer. more…

Piemonte Cuisine 101

Well known as arguably Italy’s best wine region, Piemonte’s gastronomic pleasures equal its oenological offerings. more…

Puglia Cuisine 101

Between fresh groves of olive, almond and citrus and fruits of the sea, Puglia offers healthy and delicious regional specialties. more…

Tuscany Cuisine 101

In our Cuisine 101 series, we introduce you to a few of our taste buds’ favourite regions. more…


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