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Travelling to Italy on a Low Carb Diet

I got back from Rome yesterday where I was attending a business event. Italian food is wonderful, but most of the staple dishes you think of when you think of Italian cuisine are simply off the menu if you’re going to stick to a low carb ketogenic diet. When you’re going low carb you can’t […]

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Mexican Food Overload

I was in Mexico City last week. While I’ve no idea how many calories were involved over the course of the 5 or 6 days I was in the city, the quality of the food was exceptional. Here are a few shots to illustrate:   I haven’t been near a weighing scales yet, but I […]

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Decadence – Spaghetti Neri

I took a few days off last week to go on a “semi-holiday” to Lisbon, Portugal. It was a holiday, so obviously I wasn’t going to be on my best behaviour. However I may have overdone it a little with this. Meet “spaghetti neri” or pure decadence: It’s chocolate ice cream, chocolate sauce, whipped cream, […]

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Better Coffee While On The Road

If you’re a lover of coffee you probably start your day with a coffee. However not all coffees are equal and when you’re travelling you’re pretty much at the mercy of your hotel’s facilities and those of its surroundings. While some hotels, notably the Radisson chain, provide proper coffee machines in their rooms, many, such […]

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Freshly Squeezed Juice Overload

This morning’s culinary discovery came via Hemingway bar and cafe in Budva, Montenegro. While the cafe / bar serves the usual range of coffees, beers and other alcohols, they also have a nice selection of freshly squeezed fruit juice cocktails. I had a couple of them with my slightly late breakfast. While I can’t remember […]

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