Step by Step Mexican Corn Tortilla

Step by Step Mexican Corn Tortilla

Ah reebah ah reebah! It’s time for some DIY Mexican Corn Tortilla! This is a “step by step” DIY for the tastiest easiest Gluten Free, Vegan tortilla you will ever make. We have been eating a lot of Mexican food in the Gourmet household. I have...
Let’s Go on a Delhi Walking Food Tour

Let’s Go on a Delhi Walking Food Tour

I’ve always said that I choose my travel destinations by the type of food I want to eat. So it’s no surprise that on day one of our Indian getaway I booked a walking food tour of Delhi.  Although, I wasn’t just thinking of my tastebuds. We’re...
Crispy Calamares: A Pinoy Street Food

Crispy Calamares: A Pinoy Street Food

Crispy Calamares is a popular street food in the Philippines. When I was a growing kid in the 80’s, the winners were fish balls, “dirty ice cream”, taho (a tofu dessert), barbecue, banana cue and balut, to name a few. Calamares was probably just a...
Lumpiang Shanghai Filipino – Spring Rolls

Lumpiang Shanghai Filipino – Spring Rolls

Today I am sharing with you Filipino spring rolls, Lumpiang Shanghai. By its name it is obviously evident that it is influenced by the Chinese. Wikipedia explains that the term lumpia derives from Hokkien lunpia which is an alternate term for popiah or spring...
8 Places to eat in Bangkok

8 Places to eat in Bangkok

8 Places to Eat in Bangkok Bangkok is a bustling and dynamic city that straddles two distinctly different worlds that are both ever-present. One foot is firmly planted in the 21st century with its penchant for speed, technology and international business, while the...
Weekend Salcedo Market Makati

Weekend Salcedo Market Makati

Weekend Salcedo Market Makati – Philippines When in the Philippines and you decide to stay a few days in the metro, Makati City is an excellent choice. It is a business district in the Philippines that is home to major corporations and hotels in the country. It...
The Big Day Out 2014 – Gold Coast

The Big Day Out 2014 – Gold Coast

Another great year for the Big Day Out! First stop was New Zealand on the 17th January, then it was the Gold Coasts turn to welcome the festival. A Big Day Out road trip was in order for Gourmet Getaways. Yes it’s a good 4 hour drive each way from Coffs Harbour...
Top Singapore Foods to Sample

Top Singapore Foods to Sample

As I have said previously, traveling is all about tasting new foods. Singapore is a foodies paradise, it’s a melting pot of so many cultures and food styles. I like to have already prepared a list of dishes that I want to sample before I come away on holidays....
Singapore Hawker Centre – Little India

Singapore Hawker Centre – Little India

Hawker centres in Singapore are a way of life and represent the multicultural nature of this city state. I have already taken readers on a visit to the Chinatown Hawker center on Maxwell Street, but when we visit Singapore we are equally keen to sample the aromatic...
Singapore Hawker Centre – Maxwell Rd

Singapore Hawker Centre – Maxwell Rd

A trip to Singapore has to include a meal or two in one of the many Hawker centres throughout the city. Not only are they cheap, tasty and conveniently located, they also provide an insight into the real food of Singapore.  There is nothing fancy about these...
Malaysia Truly Asian Cuisine

Malaysia Truly Asian Cuisine

Penang is just a one hour flight from Singapore and located on the North West coast of Malaysia. We are here for a brief taste of Malaysian cuisine before continuing on to Phueket, Thailand. Penang Island is known as the food paradise of Malaysia with cheap and...
The Porcelain Hotel – Chinatown, Singapore

The Porcelain Hotel – Chinatown, Singapore

The children have enjoyed a three day stay at Sentosa Island Resort were they made the most of the passes into some of the attractions Sentosa has to offer. For the next part of our trip I have chosen some budget accommodation in Singapore’s’ Chinatown.  Whenever we...
Street Treats Guest Post: A Guide to Penang Street Food

Street Treats Guest Post: A Guide to Penang Street Food

One of the greatest pleasures of visiting any new city is sampling the local cuisine. And while most cities offer fine dining, those who want an authentic taste of the local fare often turn to street vendors. And in the Malaysian city of Penang, street food is king;...
CreAsian Restaurant

CreAsian Restaurant

CreAsian is Coffs Harbour’s hottest new restaurant. Open for only six weeks the buzz has been all positive and the restaurant is always packed. Locals have welcomed the new look Harbour Drive eating precinct which has allowed for more al fresco style dining, two...