European food

BoyEatsWorld: Spaghetti alle vongole

Ravishing Ravenna and a recipe for Spaghetti Alle Vongole

Italy’s enchanting Ravenna is a treasure chest of art, history and culture and though it may not be as famous as Rome, Florence or Venice, it’s a little slice of heaven for art lovers, literature lovers and history nuts. And, as it turns out, gluttonous seafood loving pre-schoolers. The extraordinary little city was once the capital of […] Read more…

Easy cheesy fondue

Easy Cheesy Fondue

The first and last time I ate fondue was in Switzerland. I was in my twenties, swanning around lovely Lake Lucerne with my now ex-husband. He annoyed me. I stabbed him with a fondue fork. The rest, as they say, is history. While the company was dubious at best, the fondue was superb. So much […] Read more…

Tortellini a la Raffles

Kids in the Kitchen – Seafood tortellini

Before having any actual children Mr Eats World and I, staunch pacifists, made a vow that we would keep our offspring’s childhoods free of toy guns. But in all our idealistic fantasies of a violence free kiddy utopia we never anticipated that we might produce a child obsessed with Vikings, samurais and ninjas… and all […] Read more…

Swedish style meatballs

Viking invasion // Swedish Meatballs

Waking up with something hard and pointy poking into my back is a fairly frequent occurrence. And, NO it’s not what you’re thinking, you saucy minxes. Unless of course you’re thinking of a Viking helmet. And by Viking helmet, I actually mean a Viking helmet… oh, and a three foot long sword. Both attached to […] Read more…

Dublin COddle

To be sure // St Patrick’s Day

After a quick vox pop of friends and family it would appear that to most, Saint Patrick’s Day conjures only visions of festive street parades, herds of dead-armed dancers bobbing up and down and the consumption of enough green-hued Guinness that imbibers start seeing leprechauns While I’m sure that Saint Patrick, the patron Saint of Ireland, […] Read more…

Black risotto

Pirates of Dubrovnik // crni rižot

“Land Ahoy” shouts Raffles, between a volley of “Arrhhs’ and “Yo ho ho’s”. As you do when sailing in to Dubrovnik’s Old Town on a timber galleon. The tiny traveller is convinced it is a real life pirate ship and, in a strange twist, it would appear the skipper concurs – proffering my small swashbuckler a feathered pirate […] Read more…

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