Welcome to the first Follow Me Foodie video/webisode of 2012! A parody based on YouTube’s “Sh*t Girls Say” is “Sh*t Foodies Say”. Watch, comment, rate & SHARE!
I’ve spent months researching food and drink festivals around the world and I’d feel selfish keeping results to myself. I really want people to go to them because they sound amazing, and these festivals need support to continue and grow.
The sauce is meaty and flavourful, full of umami from the fermented bean. The noodles are thick and chewy, and the cucumbers add a cooling contrast in flavour and texture. It’s one of my go-to dishes when dining at Northern style Chinese restaurants.Read More
When most think of Quebec, big cities like Quebec City and Montreal come to mind. I love both for different reasons, but the region of La Mauricie remained a mystery, until recently. The La Mauricie region is halfway between Montreal and Quebec City, and I was invited to explore what they called “Quebec’s new food region.”Read More
I had chosen the Thai Cucumber Salad for its simplicity and use of summery ingredients. I enjoy cucumber and tomato in salads or gazpacho but this was a chance to try them with different flavours. I loved how easily the salad came together in the mortar and it was a pleasure to make.Read More
Imagine being in Madrid or Barcelona, eating a paella filled to the rim with rice covered with seafood, chorizo, chicken, peas, red and green peppers, while sipping on sangria by the beach. Sounds great doesn’t it? Depends on who you ask. The key word in that paragraph was “imagine”, because it’s a visual best left to the imagination unless you want to hear Spain cry.Read More
Along with those slices of [pork] neck (a common sight in Thailand) comes a dead-simple dipping sauce whose requisite flavors are sour, salty, and viciously spicy. At Pok Pok, we pour the sauce over the pork, even though you rarely, if ever, see it serviced that way in Thailand.Read More
When it comes to spending, I tend to limit my credit cards and am selective on what I use. Nothing wrong with high standards, right? But it has to fit my needs. It’s great to have a card that is as useful as it is rewarding, especially if rewards span the food and travel categories. I confess – I am a lover of these pleasures in life.Read More
Wow! All eyes have been on Peru’s food scene in the last five years, and I finally see why. This “Gastronomical Capital of the Americas” leaves me lots to return for. Mistura is South America’s largest food festival and for the fifth year it was hosted in Lima, Peru.Read More
“The combination of rich, salty coconut cream infused with pandan leaf and America’s stunning sweet corn is so good it gives the mayo- and cheese-covered Mexican stuff a run for its money!”Read More