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 travelling with two children so a tour seemed like a good Continue reading

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 restaurant dish at the time. But in the last 10 Continue reading

Step by Step Mexican Corn Tortilla

Step by Step Mexican Corn Tortilla

Ah reebah ah reebah! It's time for some DIY Mexican Corn Tortillas! 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 managed to get everyone working on a Continue reading

Lumpiang Shanghai (Filipino Spring Rolls)

Lumpiang Shanghai (Filipino Spring Rolls)

Hello and kumusta, dear GG readers! A few days ago, Julie told me she was craving for some spring rolls with a great dipping sauce. Looks like Ms Lovely is beginning to develop an acquired taste for Filipino food! So I gave in. Today I am sharing with you Filipino spring rolls, Lumpiang Continue reading

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 other sits stolidly in the past, Continue reading

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 is also where several embassies Continue reading

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 and then a jam packed day of Continue reading

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. Sometimes this list is based on foods I Continue reading

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 food from the "Little India Hawker Continue reading

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 cluttered, semi enclosed buildings, but Continue reading

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