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vendor selling elote and esquites street corn in Mexico

If you’ve watched any amount of food television, you’ve probably heard people talking about ‘Mexican Street Corn’. I spent a lot of time in the streets, squares and parks of Mexico but couldn’t find street corn for love nor money. That is, until I visited the Bosque de Chapultepec in Mexico City. It was on a… >> Read more

Filed in: Food Experiences, Travel
holubtsi cabbage rolls

Regular readers will know that a large group of us hold a Eurovision Party every year. New readers are probably wondering ‘why?’. The easy answer is ‘why not?’. It’s a chance to get together, celebrate all that is good, bad and ridiculous about the song competition as well as enjoy the food of the host country… >> Read more

Filed in: 3. Soups, Salads, Snacks
Children full of excitement run down the path to greet visitors in Nakuru, Kenya

Welcome to the A-Z Guidebook Link Up. If you would like to join, read the A-Z Guidebook tab at the top of the blog and write a travel post relating to the letter of the month. *For the first time during our journey through the Guidebook, I am using the alternate theme. I thought I may… >> Read more

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old wood sign advertising Gaspachos Morelianos

Whilst I was researching our holiday to Mexico, I watched a lot of Pati Jinich’s ‘My Mexican Table’. In one episode, Pati visits Morelia in the state of Michoacan and enjoys the local specialty of Gaspacho. If it’s good enough for Pati, it’s good enough for me. So, in the same way that we ended… >> Read more

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A plate of Cherry & Coconut Gem Scones

I have two recipes on TIFFIN that are by far and away my most popular posts. They vie for top billing, depending on the time of year. They are Slow Cooker BBQ Ribs and Gem Scones. Ribs are most popular in winter and gem scones the rest of the year round. As they are so… >> Read more

Filed in: 5. Baking

In My Kitchen… May 2017

a bottle of sriracha tabasco sauce

Hello. After taking a couple of month’s break from blogging to travel, celebrate a birthday and contemplate life in general, TIFFIN is back. And what better way to say ‘hi’ than with a boasting edition of In My Kitchen? I’m thrilled to say that IMK is being hosted by my fellow Brisbane blogging friend Sherry… >> Read more

Filed in: Miscellaneous
red rock monolith of wadi rum in jordan

Welcome to the A-Z Guidebook Link Up. If you would like to join, read the A-Z Guidebook tab at the top of the blog and write a travel post relating to the letter of the month. *TIFFIN may be travelling but there is no stopping A-Z!  This month: W or Wander I’ve written before about how my… >> Read more

Filed in: A – Z Guidebook, Travel