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Archive for the tag “Europe”

Well helloooo….

Hi honey, I’m home!

I know these are nothing whatsoever to do with Wellington, but I wanted to share a few of my fave eats from recent travels in Europe and Japan:

The fruit soups of Hungary (raspberry)

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Tender apple pie after a cocktail cruise on the Danube

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Dining at Steirereck in Vienna, absolutely deserving of its world top 50 status (in my humble opinion, lol!), and equivalent to my best ever eating experience at Blue Hill at Stone Barns out of New York City

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Rustic and flavourful mustard soup in Amsterdam

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The patisserie wizardry of Le Meurice in Paris

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Possibly the world’s most expensive mocktail near the Eiffel Tower (25 Euros, $45 NZD!)

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Sensational hand-crafted clotted cream at a farm chalet in the Swiss Alps

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Beautiful pistachio pasta in Zadar, Croatia

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Zucchini flower and anchovy white pizza in Rome

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The street food of Sicily

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A gorgeous citrus souffle at the Michelin Starred Vistamar in Monte Carlo

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Sensational scallops in Valencia

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Rustic and authentic Valencian paella

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Traditional Catalan piquillo pepper and anchovy toasts

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Gorgeous tuna stuffed local tomato at La Blanca in Llafranc, Spains Costa Brava

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Melt-in-the-mouth tender miso beef tongue in Tokyo

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Groovy gelato presentation in a number of places

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Oh my belly!

 

 

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