Tag: food culture

Italian market
By Destination, Europe

10 Delicious Regions in Italy

Che buono! One of the greatest compliments you can give an Italian is of their food.  Italy is a diverse country that has an equally diverse cuisine, right from the Apennine Mountains to the heel of the boot. There are 20 regions that each have their own signature culinary delights so let’s dive into the kitchens […]

St Kevin's Arcade, Auckland
Australia & New Zealand, By Destination

The Ultimate Guide to Auckland’s Best Food & Drink

Auckland is New Zealand’s largest city, a thriving metropolis and a melting pot of cultures. With over two hundred different nationalities, you can be sure to find any cuisine that tickles your fancy. From a creamy caffeine hit to exquisite farm-to-table fare, there are delicious gems around every corner.   We’ve put together just a small selection of our favourite places as a good starting […]

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Local Favourites

Qifqi (Albanian Rice Balls) Recipe

A speciality of Gjirokastra, qifqi are rice balls (similar to Italian Arancini) that are flavoured with herbs and bound together with eggs. Easy to make, qifqi are the perfect vegetarian snack, especially when dipped in ajvar (a sauce made from roasted capsicum). Qifqi Recipe Makes: 26 Ingredients: 1 cup medium-grain […]