Armenia is a mountainous country on the border of Asia and Europe. It is bordered by Turkey, Georgia, Azerbaijan and Iran. There seem to be a lot of similarities between Turkish food and… Continue reading


Argentina is a surprisingly long country! The North is tropical and the South is icy. The West is mountainous and it has its own desert. With such a wide variety of environments, I… Continue reading

Antigua and Barbuda

It’s been a while since I last managed to cook a meal for my project; too many other things on the go. Finally, I’ve found the time to attempt a meal from Antigua… Continue reading


Angola is a country in South West Africa. It has a long coastline along the Atlantic, which provides lots of sea food. It was a Portuguese colony from the 16th to 19th centuries,… Continue reading


Andorra, I have learnt, is a tiny land-locked country high in the Pyrenees mountains between France and Spain.It’s population is more than six times smaller than Manchester. It’s 468 square km in size… Continue reading


Tonight we’ve eaten a dish called chakchoucha, some lamb and traditional Algerian cous cous. Cous cous is the national dish of Algeria. I made a traditional one with saffron, raisins and mint. It… Continue reading


According to my old passport I’ve been to Albania! I vaguely remember a day-trip to Sarande on the coast on a Greek holiday. My main memory was seeing a lot of 1980s BMWs… Continue reading


And so it begins…. Today I started at the top of the alphabet with Afghanistan. I was quite looking forward to trying a bit of Afghan cuisine; I’ve never had it before and… Continue reading

The Plan!

Living in the leafy suburbs of Cheshire has its advantages, but living close to a range of international restaurants is not one of them. On a recent trip to London, I managed to… Continue reading