One of the first things I tasted aboard Viking Ocean’s Homeland cruise was an artfully arranged serving of Gravlax. It was beautifully served in The Restaurant aboard Viking Star as we sailed for Denmark. I liked it so much, it was the first of many […]
Category: Culinary Travel
I have to admit being completely charmed by my visit to Scandinavia. In the interests of full disclosure, I went to Denmark and Norway side-stepping Sweden, Finland and far distant Iceland on my 7 day Viking Homeland itinerary. But I felt completely immersed in Scandinavia […]
I wrote my first article for www.Travel-Wise.com last month. I shared the link with you to my story on my latest European adventure from Budapest to Nuremburg. (I’ve included the link after the recipe, which is another first for Chewing The Fat! A video recipe!) […]
A couple of weeks ago, I returned from “A Cheddar Odyssey”, an offering from Cheese Journeys, who, as their name implies, runs tours that combine Culture, Exploration and Cheese. Lots and lots of cheese. It’s one of those trips that beguiles you long after you’ve […]
Raise a Glass to the Royal Wedding May 15, 2018 | 6:01 pm By Monte Mathews Staff Writer This bar has created a cocktail in honor of the royal couple All of London is all abuzz about this month’s royal wedding. After all, a British […]
If you follow me on Instagram, you know I’ve been in England these past two weeks on an incredible trip. I joined Cheese Journeys, a remarkable travel company that specializes in taking Cheese aficionados on in-depth Cheese Tours. We went from London to Wiltshire, Devon […]
Singapore’s Signature Chili Crab Apr 23, 2018 | 3:26 pm By Monte Mathews Staff Writer From Australia’s Master Chef Season 2 Adam Liaw At No Signpost’s Geyland restaurant, Singapore’s most famous dish makes an impressive appearance. Swimming in Chili sauce, it’s a taste of Singapore […]
My Latest Daily Meal article tells you where to find Singapore’s Signature Dish. Later this week, I will tell you how to make it.
Where to Find Singapore’s Signature Dish, Chili Crab Apr 23, 2018 | 4:03 pm By Monte Mathews Staff Writer It’s out of the way, but it’s so worth finding Singapore’s best version of this classic dish No Signboard’s Chili Crab is arguably the best version […]
If you read my last post about my trip to Vietnam, you will remember my going to Cooking School in the town of Hoi An. The class began with a visit to the Central Market, a hurly burly of a place with vendors selling everything […]
Silversea Cruises Introduces Culinary Voyagers to Vietnamese Cuisine Apr 25, 2018 | 11:15 am By Monte Mathews Staff Writer Both aboard ship and ashore, this cruise line brings its passengers great Vietnamese food Vietnam is a perfect country for cruising. It hugs a 1,600 mile […]
10 Best Things About St. Barth’s Right Now Mar 26, 2018 | 12:10 pm By Monte Mathews Staff Writer Not even Hurricane Irma could keep this island down for long As Hurricane Irma slammed the Caribbean last fall, dozens of islands fell in her path. The damage […]
Come and join me on a Culinary Adventure aboard Celebrity Cruises’ Equinox. My Daily Meal Article is up at last!
Culinary Travel: Dining Like a Celebrity Jan 17, 2018 | 11:53 am By Monte Mathews Staff Writer Celebrity cruise line’s reputation for great cuisine is on full display aboard Celebrity Equinox The Galley Tour on Celebrity Cruise’s Equinox was well-attended despite this being a picture-perfect […]
Mushrooms in Yogurt Cream with Dill: The first Christmas Cookbook yields a great new addition to Chewing The Fat
I have several partners in crime on Chewing The Fat. The most obvious one is Andrew. He contributes regularly and is basically responsible for everything baked on the blog. Behind the scenes, his sister, Lauren is a big supporter. She uses a lot of the […]
A Christmas Invitation leads to a great souvenir…Come along to Ireland and we’ll share a pint…my latest Daily Meal article has been published.
There’s a 200th Birthday Party in Ireland Dec 4, 2017 | 12:02 pm By Monte Mathews Staff Writer And you’re invited to the 200th Anniversary of the First Pint of Guiness to reach American shores. What’s more Irish than the potato? How about a pint […]