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Colombian Empanadas Recipe

Posted on 17. Oct, 2016 by Rosanna Neophytou.

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Empanadas – small, golden brown bites of deliciousness, filled with a variety of ingredients, but in Colombia one of the most common recipes comes with beef. These are perfect for a snack on the go or a starter, and during my time in Colombia, I couldn’t get enough of them! Below is a recipe for [...]

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Feasting on Fanesca – Easter in Ecuador

Posted on 02. Apr, 2015 by Jac McPherson.

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Easter is a great time to visit Ecuador! With such a large Catholic population, the week known as Holy Week, from Palm Sunday to Easter Sunday, is a time of celebration and it is common to come across festivals, parades and street music. But this Easter I discovered another benefit to being in Ecuador during [...]

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Top 10 Dishes of Colombia

Posted on 03. Feb, 2015 by Tony Perdomo.

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Colombia has a rich and diverse gastronomic scene, characterised but large hearty meals made with fresh ingredients and lots of meat! Here you’ll find Colombia’s top 10 dishes as discovered by Tucan Travel team member Tony Perdomo on his travels through this beautiful country, where food is as much a part of the culture as coffee.

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Travelling with Dietary Requirements

Posted on 04. Nov, 2014 by Michael Fab.

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Michael Fab offers advice from his own experiences of travelling the world as a coeliac.

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Sampling Vietnamese Cuisine

Posted on 04. Apr, 2013 by Owen Denton.

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Owen Denton, ex Tour Leader at Tucan Travel has journeyed the world, sampling all the culinary delights on offer. Here he offers advice on where to eat in one of the most flavourful countries in Asia.

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Learn to cook Nom Du Du

Posted on 21. Nov, 2012 by Rebecca Thompson.

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Koto Vietnam’s recipe for smoked eggplant with garlic, chilli and basil, a traditional Vietnamese dish  is as easy to cook as it is delicious.  Koto is a restaurant devoted to training young people living on the streets of Hanoi and Ho Chi Minh City to cook and develop the skills needed for a better and [...]

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