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Recipe of the week: Middle Eastern & Mediterranean mezze

Small but perfectly formed, these mezze dishes are perfect for a light supper or as part of a dinner party spread

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Wanderlust Cookbook Challenge: Round 2

Five members of the Wanderlust team have trawled through this season's offering of cookbooks and road-tested them too – so you know which ones will make the ideal Christmas gift

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Fresh & authentic New Zealand recipes

Kiwi celebrity cook Annabel Langbein shows you how to knock up a couple of delicious New Zealand dishes

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Indian heirloom recipes to try at home

Aussie super-chef Christine Manfield shares three heirloom recipes straight from the kitchens of India

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Recipes: a taste of Tanzania

To celebrate the launch of 'International Night', a recipe book that gives a different international recipe for every week of the year, we take you on a gourmet journey to Tanzania...

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10 foods you might be forced to eat on your travels

Mmmm, grasshoppers. Sampling these stomach-churning foods might be one cultural experience too far...

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Top 5 Tanzanian homebrews

Nick Riley samples the best and most potent home-made hooch in Tanzania... So you don't have to

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6 Kosovan recipes by Elizabeth Gowing

Writer and beekeeping-enthusiast Elizabeth Gowing shares her top 6 recipes from her new book 'Travels in Blood and Honey'

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4 ways to knock-up street food

Who said you needed to travel to the back streets of Hanoi or Marrakech to discover real street food? Make your own with these top four recipes

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5 ways with wild food

Spring has sprung and it's time to get creative with your food, says outdoor specialist Susanne Fischer-Rizzi. Here are her top five seasonal treats

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The World Cup of Brazilian bar food

Hardeep Singh Kohli discovers that, like in football, there's an artistry to Brazilian bar food

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Wild Thymes in rural Lebanon

Kavita Favelle discovers a new foodie enterprise blossoming out of the ruins of war in Lebanon.

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The secret to a delicious Brazilian Bean Risotto

Guilherme Melo was named best newcomer by Brazil's equivalent of Michelin. Here he tells you how to knock up the perfect Brazilian Bean Risotto.

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Rack of Lamb: Kiwi Style

New Zealand's favourite celebrity cook, Annabel Langbein, shares the secrets of the perfect rack of lamb. So cook up a feast this Waitangi Day...

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Culinary adventures in Eastern Europe

Author Alan Ogden discovers that the best meals in Eastern Europe are often discovered by accident.

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How to knock-up perfect Empanadas Argentinas

Chef Martin Milesi from Restaurant RAIZ, in Buenos Aires, tells you how

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Campfire cookery: three meals to share around a fire

Camping in the wilderness doesn't mean soggy bread and cold beans for supper. Check out these top recipes from new book 'Campfire Cookery' for wholesome meals around the fire

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How to find the world's best Parma ham

Discover the Origin want you to learn more about the world's most famous food products. Kavita Favelle went to Parma for a crash course on the city's iconic ham

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A hearty Slovenian stew

As the windy, cold winter nights draw in, keep warm with this hearty Slovenian stew

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Mamta helps you celebrate National Curry Week

Mamta Gupta has honed and refined a simple curry recipe that has been passed down through the generations. Now she's sharing it with you

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Northern Thai red curry, local style

MasterChef finalist Andy Oliver visited Chiang Mai and discovered a very different type of Thai red curry

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Learn to cook like a Jordanian grandmother

Sally Broom visits a unique cooking school in Amman and learns to prepare Mensaf, just like Grandma used to make

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7 most mouth watering recipes of 2011

Some of the world's leading chefs shared their culinary secrets with Wanderlust this year. Here are some of our favourites

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Tasty Moroccan dishes to try at home

From spice-scented markets to date-filled oasis, Morocco is a country with a rich and satisfying cuisine. Discover how to whip up your own Moroccan meals...

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Pamela O'Cuneen's favourite worldwide recipes

Pamela O'Cuneen has travelled the world as a diplomat's wife; here the author shares a few unusual dishes she's picked up along the way

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3 Brazilian bar-food recipes

Get those tastebuds tingling with these three quick, fast and easy snacks – straight from the steamy kitchens of Brazil's best chefs

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Brazil's best bar snacks

Gearing up to watch the Olympics? As the athletes battle it out, just sit back, relax and feast on tasty Brazilian snacks, using these authentic recipes...

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3 fiddly recipes from the Far East

London's School of Wok is here to help you bring flavours home from your trips to the Far East... And how to get round these three fiddly traditional treats

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3 tempting Venetian desserts

Forget the summer diet. Don't miss these three ever-so-tempting desserts from the back streets of Venice

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3 chilled Spanish soup recipes

Enjoying the sunshine? These chilled Spanish soups make a tasty refreshing lunch

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4 simply Scandinavian dishes

With Britain's colder months fast-approaching warm up with one of these creative and filling Scandinavian recipes

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3 incredibly tasty Burmese recipes

Naomi Duguid, author of 'Burma: Rivers of Flavors', explains how to rustle up your own Burmese food at home

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How to cook your own Iranian feast

Foreign reporter Lauren Razavi shares three recipes from her father's Iranian homeland

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3 Swedish Christmas recipes

Christmas is just over a week away! Taste a different type of festive feast this year with these alternative Swedish recipes

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How to breakfast in Marrakech

Author of new book 'A Month in Marrakesh' Andy Harris shares his favourite feasts for a morning in the Moroccan city

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Cook up a South American feast

Vegetarians look away now! Rachael Lane, author of new book South American Grill, teaches you how to cook up a meat feast on the BBQ

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3 alternative recipes for Christmas

Sick of sprouts and turkey? Sample one of these three festive meals from around the world for a different type of feast this Christmas

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The best food from North Wales

We're always suggesting exotic recipes for you to cook up at home. Why not try a feast from North Wales - the perfect comfort food - this winter?

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5 ways with sangria

Have you endured an alcohol-free January? Celebrate tomorrow with these 5 alternative sangria recipes

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3 suppers from Hoi An, Vietnam

Hoi An on Vietnam’s central coast, voted as the best city in the world in the 2013 Wanderlust Readers’ Awards, is a foodie hotspot. Here's how to cook up your own feast at home

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How to make Canadian food from 1812

Alicia Wanless from the St. Lawrence War of 1812 Bicentennial campaign suggests ways to turn back time in your kitchen

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Seafood recipes from the Amalfi Coast

Summer is on its way... Honest. Rustle up these simple seafood feasts from Italy's sunny shores to bring a bit of warmth back to your kitchen

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How to cook Cambodian cuisine

Foodies are fond of South-East Asia with Vietnam, Thailand and Malaysia home to a whole host of flavours. But what about Cambodia? Here's how to cook up your own feast at home

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3 alternative Indian recipes

We've all tried korma and Madras dishes... But what about Keralan duck curry or pistachio ice cream? Here's how to cook up a very authentic Indian feast

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How to prepare Cambodian desserts

Forget eclairs and cream cakes, treat your sweet tooth with these original desserts from Cambodia, says Gabrielle Yetter

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What to eat – and where – in Peru

Peru is one of the world's most geographically varied countries; mix in its history, and it's no surprise that Peruvian food reflects this dazzling diversity. Here's what you need to know...

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3 Sri Lankan seafood dishes

In his new book, 'My Feast', Peter Kuruvita explores the cuisines of Asian and South Pacific islands. Here he helps you rustle up quick seafood feasts from Sri Lanka

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3 luxurious but oh-so-simple Italian recipes

If you don't want to break the bank on a trip to Italy, recreate the best of Italian cuisine in your kitchen at home...

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3 refreshing drink recipes from Sri Lanka

On a mission to uncover the hidden kitchens of Sri Lanka, author Bree Hutchins discovered these three refreshments

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How to rustle up a Peruvian feast

Martin Morales shows you how to cook up a true Peruvian feast with dishes from his celebrated London restaurant Ceviche

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Take on the Wanderlust Cookbook Challenge

For the November 2013 issue of Wanderlust the team took on a cookbook challenge. Can you repeat their masterful dishes? Here are the recipes so you can try...

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3 classic New York City desserts

Fancy a taste of New York City? Serve up a slice of the Big Apple with these all-time favourite recipes

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How to make sushi rolls at home

Think sushi's too difficult to make at home? Think again! Yuki Gomi shares three sushi roll recipes and methods (a potential for alternative Christmas nibbles?)

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Recipe of the week: St Helena Fish Cakes

Magnificent, rugged and steeped in history, the Island of St Helena is fiercely proud of its gastronomy. Try it for yourself with this delicious recipe from the Island's tourist board

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Recipe of the week: Pumpkin Kibbeh

Serve a slice of Syria at home with this delicious recipe from Sharon Salloum, co-owner of Sydney's Almond Bar

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Recipe of the week: Potato, fennel & pea tagine

Let travelling food writer Andy Harris transport you to the souks of Marrakech with this fresh take on a Moroccan classic

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Recipe of the week: Vietnamese chicken wings in caramel sauce

Get a taste of the street stalls of Vietnam at home with this delicious recipe from chef Bobby Chinn

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Recipe of the week: Hot and sour soup with pork

Low in calories but really filling, this itsu recipe makes for a tasty starter or light lunch

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Tempting Turkish desserts

Chef Didem Şenol has worked all over the world, but specialises in recipes from her native Turkey. Here, she shares three authentic sweet treats

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The best BBQ joints in Texas

Sticky, hunky, juicy... yummy! What's not to love about Texan BBQ meats? Here's where to find the best

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Why garlic is key to Indian cuisine...

What's the secret of an authentic, flavoursome Indian curry? Garlic - and lots of it!

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3 of the best American pies

Pie: it's practically a national treasure in the USA. Fancy a slice? We've got 3 authentic all-American recipes...

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How to cook Jordanian cuisine like a MasterChef winner

Keri Moss first wowed our tastebuds as winner of MasterChef: The Professionals UK. Now, she's expanding her repertoire to traditional Jordanian cuisine - showing how to cook restaurant-quality food at home...

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Simple and summery South African fruit recipes

Now's the season to enjoy South Africa's apples and pears – and these two recipes are perfect for light alfresco dining

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Argentinian empanadas: 3 tasty recipes

Mouthwatering new recipe book Argentinian Street Food celebrates the humble empanada in all its forms. Read on for 3 delicious variations on this filled pastry classic...

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Recipes: a taste of Tanzania

To celebrate the launch of 'International Night', a recipe book that gives a different international recipe for every week of the year, we take you on a gourmet journey to Tanzania...

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How to make Man’oushé

Is it bread? Is it pizza? Whatever you call it, Lebanese man’oushé is utterly delicious. Here's how to make a tasty thyme version...

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A warming feast: authentic Cornish recipes

Feeling the chill? Fight off wintery weather with these recipes from Cornwall, UK

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Recipe of the week: Grilled kingfish in Thai green curry

A taste of Thailand – with an authentic spicy accompaniment that'll set your tongue tingling...

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Recipe of the week: Cuban Picadillo Clasico

This fragrant, ground-meat stew really is Cuban comfort food with a taste of nostalgia

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Recipe of the week: grandma's southern-fried chicken

Chef Sean Brock's new cookbook Heritage features treasured all-American recipes – here are two of his favourites from the family archives

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Recipe: braised Argentine chorizo with creamy polenta

Francis Mallmann, 'master of the Argentine grill', is renowned for his elemental cooking style. Here, he shares two recipes from his new book Mallmann on Fire – naked flame optional...

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Sweet Sicily: authentic dessert recipes

Want to recreate the buccellatini and torta you've scoffed in Sicily? These recipes bring a slice of island indulgence to your home kitchen

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Recipe of the week: South Korean kimchi

An authentic recipe for this unique Korean pickle

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Recipes of the week: Mint pistachio pesto & spaghetti with mussels

Chef Ainsley Harriott shares two great Italian recipes he discovered while filming Street Food, his new food and travel series

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Recipe of the week: Kyushu ceviche from Japan

There's more to miso than meets the eye – and this ceviche is perfect for showcasing its complex flavours

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How to cook pasta like an Italian

Chances are, you've been doing it wrong all these years. Cooking pasta the right way is trickier than you thought – but Rome-based food writer Rachel Roddy shows us how it's done

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How to cook dinner in Antarctica

You need to eat well in Antarctica – but how do you cook hearty fare in the world's loneliest continent? One talented expedition chef shares her best recipes...

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Recipe of the week: Taiwanese guotie dumplings

Get a tantalising taste of Taiwan with this recipe for succulent pork dumplings

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Recipe of the week: Swedish cinnamon buns

Get a batch of dough in the oven and relax with a coffee, Swedish style…

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Recipe of the week: Middle Eastern & Mediterranean mezze

Small but perfectly formed, these mezze dishes are perfect for a light supper or as part of a dinner party spread

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3 hearty Scandi recipes

Banish the cold with these cosy dinner ideas – straight from the Scandinavian Kitchen cookbook

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Recipe of the week: Mexican Tacos al Pastor

Tacos are Mexico's most popular dish – and they're loved all over the world. Here's an authentic recipe, straight from the street food stalls of Mexico City

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3 warming winter recipes from around the world

Keep the winter blues at bay with these comforting recipes from Canada, Austria and Switzerland

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Recipe of the week: Greek Sfakian pies

These simple savoury pies are so well-loved in Greece that there's a festival held in their honour. Want to see what all the fuss is about? Try this recipe

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3 big stew recipes from southern USA

Fancy a hearty one-pot recipe that'll warm you from the inside out? Sink your spoon into these stews from Georgia and South Carolina

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How to make fabulous falafel

Want to make a 'Middle Eastern hotdog'? Your homemade falafel won't be a flop with this recipe

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3 beer recipes from around the world

Beer isn't just for drinking, you know – it makes a great addition to recipes too. Be inspired by these ideas from Mexico, Germany and England

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3 boozy cocktails from Mexico's Yucatán Peninsula

From 'beer soup' to chili-infused margaritas, these Mexican cocktails are what Fridays are made for

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Recipes: How to make tea around the world

For millions across the globe, tea is the go-to pick-me-up – after water, it’s the second most drunk beverage in the world. How do you take yours?

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How to make Turkish coffee

Hot, strong and (occasionally) sweet, this traditional pick-me-up powers Turkey's population. Here's how to get a home-made hit

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Recipe of the week: Turkish Baklava

It's everyone's favourite Middle Eastern dessert – but how to make crispy, chewy baklava? We've tracked down a traditional Turkish recipe...

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3 gluten-free deserts inspired by Sydney's Bondi Beach

This characterful beach-side community has inspired a new recipe book of fresh, honest food – here are three of our favourite gluten-free, paleo and vegan sweet treats

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Recipe: Peruvian Chicken Soup with Quinoa

Hairy Bikers Dave and Si provide our weekly recipe: Peruvian chicken soup with quinoa - good enough for Paddington to give up his marmalade. Give it a try this weekend...

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4 authentic Jordanian recipes

Prepare an evening meal of soups, salads and mezze with recipes from Petra's finest traditional chefs

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5 fishy feasts from Portugal

Escape the fickle summer weather with these five light, fresh recipes from Portugal's sunny shores

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5 no-cook hostel and hotel recipes

A hostel without a proper kitchen, a campground that forbids fires or a hotel with a steeply-priced restaurant – you'll never go hungry again with these no-cook recipes

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7 Sienese recipes

Sample Sienese cooking at its finest with these recipes full of Medieval influences but packed full with modern flavours from seven of the Italian city's finest restaurants

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How to take a culinary tour of the Cotswolds

Good company and a big appetite are all you'll need to enjoy the locally produced food in one of Britain's most beautiful corners

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5 mouth-watering moments in Hoi An

Wanderlust readers voted Hoi An as their favourite city in the world – world food enthusiast Claire Jones lifts the lid on where to eat in Vietnam's tastiest city

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Top 5 tapas bars in Granada

Louise Spratt gets her teeth into the tapas bars of Granada and suggests those you shouldn't miss on a trip to the Spanish city

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5 unmissable cuisines in Istanbul

Somer Sivrioglu is an Istanbul chef living and working in some of Sydney's top restaurants. Here he picks the Turkish city's top places to stop for a bite

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Where to eat in Luang Prabang

Nick Pulley, founder of your Top Tour Operator 2013 Selective Asia, reveals where to stop for a bite to eat in this tasty Laotian city

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5 places to eat in Western Australia

Western Australia might be known for fine wine, but the food culture and produce is outstanding. British chef Sat Bains explains where you need to make a pit-stop

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Bolivia's 10 unmissable street foods

There's more than maize in this tasty South American country. Bibiana Tellez-Garside shares her favourite bites on-the-go

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Top 5 bites in Mani, Greece

Journalist and author Marjory McGinn spent three years living in the southern Peloponnese; here are her favourite places to eat with wholesome recipes and unspoilt surroundings

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5 fast, fresh and full-on spicy recipes

Travel the world in a whirlwind of tastes with these spicy recipes you can rustle up at home

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How to breakfast in Istanbul

Turkish cuisine features a heady mix of fragrant flavours. Spice up your breakfast with these easy-to-cook recipes straight from Istanbul's streets

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5 seafood recipes fresh from Alaska

Scrap smoked salmon with lemon and dill or soggy cod and greasy chips, here's how to eat fresh fish Alaskan style...

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5 vegetarian Chinese recipes

China can be a tough place to travel as a veggie – but there are lots of authentic recipes that can be adapted at home, says cookbook author Jane Hughes

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5 Chilean feasts for vegetarians

Quick, simple and easy to cook, these five recipes will give you a tasty glimpse at Chilean cuisine

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How to celebrate World Vegetarian Day

October 1st marks World Vegetarian Day. Try it for a day with our round-up of favourite meat-free feasts from around the world, which you can rustle up at home

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Tips on how to drink cocktails

As if you needed any encouragement... Drinks writer Tom Sandham helps you shake and stir your way around the globe

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Bristol’s 7 best street food experiences

Street food is booming in Bristol. Food blogger Alex Ryder nominates the best places to go for in the English city to get a quick and tasty hit of world cuisine

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Recipe of the week: Bouillabaisse

Sébastien Boudet shares his recipe for this luxurious seafood stew, a Provençal classic

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3 authentic Tokyo recipes

Tuck into a tasty Japanese dinner with these recipes by Tokyo-born chef Maori Murota

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3 vegan Asian street food recipes

Nutritionally balanced and ridiculously tasty, these vegan dishes have been adapted from street food recipes all over Asia

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Recipe of the week: Istanbul fish stew

Got a dinner party to impress? Make like the Turks with this colourful Balık buğulama: tasty one-pot fish stew

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4 Malaysian recipes you must try

Rustle up something extra tasty for dinner with these four great recipes from Malaysia.

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3 fancy French crêpe recipes

Breton crêpes and galettes are legendary for their simple yet splendid flavours and ingredients – here's how to recreate this French staple at home

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