Just what is Ukrainian food actually like?

Kiev is a strange place. It’s both breathtakingly beautiful and hideously ugly at the same time. The skyline is a mix of shining golden domes and abandoned Soviet buildings. There’s even a bridge across the River Dnieper that nobody has bothered either to put the finishing touches to or just knock down. This, and some …

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Why the seafood market is the best thing about Santiago, and possibly the whole of Chile.

Chile is the longest country in the world, and most of this narrow country is coastline. It stands to reason then, that there must be some pretty good seafood, right? Even though Chile’s not famed for its food (except for empanadas), I was still excited to try what was on offer (like everywhere else I’ve …

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Just how good a meal can you get for £10?

Although Peru has a reputation for being the foodie capital of South America, for me it was very hit and miss. Undeniably, Peru boasts some exquisite dishes, but to enjoy them cooked well you have to go to a high-end restaurant, and on a backpacker’s budget this isn’t possible to do on a regular basis. …

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How to make ceviche – what to expect from a Peruvian cooking class

Peru is said to be the foodie capital of South America, and Arequipa is fast becoming one of the best gastronomic destinations in the country. It rivals the capital Lima, which is home to 3 of the best 50 restaurants in the world (they’re very expensive, I’ve looked). Some of the most famous dishes include …

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