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Wednesday, September 20, 2017

VEGAS & SAN FRAN – Best for flying in and out

Last month’s issue on an American road trip, while interesting, informative, and very well written, had a distinct lack of arrival and departure cities....

GOTLAND GAMES – 26 medals from Sweden

The 17th Island Games were hosted this year in Gotland, Sweden, at the end of June. This was the second time that the island...

BEST BELLINI – Shoes, widow and Prosecco

After two days and nights, Lachlan and the widow forced through lack of food, if not wine, finally left their luxury suite in Venice’s...

SCALLOPED TOMATOES with basil and croutons

  INGREDIENTS 2-3 tbsp olive oil 2 cups french bread, chopped into 1.5 cm croutons 1.15 kg tomatoes, diced 1-2 cloves garlic, minced 2 tbsp sugar 1-2 tsp sea salt 1 tsp...

FRUIT DIP & SKEWERS – fancy-up fresh summer fruit

INGREDIENTS For the fruit dip: 1 cup raw cashews, soaked ½ cup + 1-2 tablespoon almond milk (or plant milk of choice) ½ cup frozen or fresh pitted...

WEIRD & WONDERFUL – 90s trends are back

2017 succeeded in bringing us an onslaught of quirky and outlandish trends so far. Perhaps it’s the way that fashion is evolving; I’m sure...

ANDALUCÍAN ADVENTURES – Summer staycations across the border

I don’t know about you, but these sweltering, sunny, summer weekends have got me pondering over some serious mini-break ideas. As much as I...

ROAMING THE WEST – A road trip through American wilderness

The American dream is a very real thing. It is a very obtainable thing. It comes in the form of a $1.95 optional extra....

WINES FOR WEDDINGS – How to choose the best while staying...

In biblical times it would seem that, at weddings at any rate, good wines would be served first and lesser ones later on, presumably...

TASTING BOTTEGA – An evening of indulgence

It had been a particularly stressful week when I received a call from the Editor to say that the Gibraltar Magazine had been invited...