Indonesian food, our top 5

After a month of gorging ourselves in Thailand and Malaysia we moved on to Indonesia an were excited to see what was on offer! Here are our top 5 favourites; Nasi Goering A mix of fried rice and vegetables combined with a fried egg on top makes the perfect breakfast food in this part of…

Good duck – bad neck.

Street food is one of those things you find yourself very quickly getting addicted to! Once you get into the swing of things you find yourself ordering all kinds of local delicacies. This can be great and you can really experience some amazing food you wouldn’t try anywhere else! However, sometimes you can also end…

Singapore slings at the Raffles Hotel.

For the last decade on and off I have worked as a bartender, first working full time in a variety of cocktail bars and eventually managing one before just working over weekends to make some cash whilst completing my history degree. Over this time I had built up a considerable knowledge of cocktails and the…

Michelin starred street food

One thing which we had not expected to find, however, was that some of this street food was so good it had earned itself a converted Michelin star!

Thosai, our new favourite breakfast!

After being in Malaysia for a few days we noticed the great amount of Indian food that there was! This pas particularly noticeable in Penang with its little India and in Thani Rata with a street filled with Indian food sellers – it was great! This led us to discover our new favourite breakfast snack…

Coffee Shops – Penang’s communal dining rooms!

The coffee shops of Penang are legendary. They serve as great communal eating spaces, where many people can come together to share the amazing food on offer. At first the format of service at the coffee shops of the city can be a little confusing, but you quickly get used to it. You start by…

5 must eats in Penang!

Known as Malaysia’s capital of food Penang is a must go to foodie destination! Here are some of our favourite dishes! Cendol This traditional Malaysian desert is made out of red beans, pea flower strands and shaved ice, tossed in palm sugar syrup and sprinkled with more sugar. It is very sweet and after getting…

Favourites! Yin Yang, Ko Tao

After wandering for a couple of hours on our first night in Ko Tao looking for food we found the Yin Yang restaurant. This fairly low key place offers popular Thai dishes and a range of fresh teas, fruit shakes and beers. It quickly became our favourite place on the island because of its delicious…

Street food, our first Thai taste…

Whether it’s a plate of Pad Thai, a stick of sweet chilli beef or a coconut full of ice cream, nowhere seems to quite do street food like Thailand! Wandering the streets of any town or city in the country you seem to find a huge variety of stalls selling a variety of snacks and…

Belgian food; some of our favourites!

1. Mussels! It’s a nice thing to say you’ve had mussels in Brussels, it’s even nicer to be actually having them! This Belgian classic is a must try when visiting! For around 18 euros you get an enormous portion with frites on the side with the choice of a variety of styles. I went for…