English Market Cork: What to Expect

No trip to Ireland’s 3rd largest city and arguably its culinary capital is complete without a trip to its famed English Market. The market has a huge selection of delicious fresh made items including fantastic grilled sausages, paninis, authentic Italian style spaghetti, wonderful artisan breads and amazing Italian and Spanish salamis and cured hams to…

Eating Horse Meat in Dublin

I’m so hungry I could eat a horse! It’s a common expression but many people wouldn’t think to try horse. Sometimes we unknowingly eat it. The great horse meat scandal unveiled that Tesco was mixing horse meat in frozen “beef” dishes like lasagne, spaghetti bolognese and beef patties. If you’re game to eat horse meat…

Ladra Flea Market in Lisbon

While in Lisbon, we stumbled upon a wonderful market for special gifts, the Ladra Flea Market. Feira da Ladra, its Spanish name, basically translates to “market of thieves.” However, what you’ll actually find is a market with exquisitely hand crafted items. There are stalls with beautiful jewelry made from recycled goods, like nespresso coffee pods…