Chilean Cuisine Cooking Class in Valparaiso – A Taste of Chilean Food

The fact that I travel to eat is know mystery. I think it is the best way to explore a country and its culture. Walking the markets, tasting the produce for sale, smelling the fresh scent of the sea from the fish mongers and aromas of ripening fruit. Eating in the small stall that caught … More Chilean Cuisine Cooking Class in Valparaiso – A Taste of Chilean Food

Foraging Patagonia

Foraging is a skill of the past. Forgotten with time, globalization and mass consumerism has led us to the grocery store instead of the forests, mountains, fields and beaches. For centuries, cultures from the Arctic to the far reaches of Patagonia have sustained themselves off the land. Hunting has always remained widely practiced, but the … More Foraging Patagonia

Camp Cooking 101

How many of us avoid cooking like the plague? Even in home kitchens, the number of people that would prefer prepackaged and instant foods or go out to eat regularly goes up. While chefs in recent years have become glorified, I feel like the once basic life skill of cooking has slowly diminished. I imagine … More Camp Cooking 101

Curanto – Chilean Edibles

The world over, cuisines have a traditional dish made for a celebration. A party, special occasion or simply just a gathering of friends and family is enough. Not all, but a few that strike my attention require the use of an earth oven. Using the most simple and primitive cooking instruments that have been around for millennia. The earth itself and of course … More Curanto – Chilean Edibles

3 Days on Chiloe

The mysterious island of Chiloe, Chile’s largest island is passed over by many on a visit to this lengthy country. The Pacific Ocean battles its coastline constantly with rainfall and lushness is the side effect. Under its shroud of mist lays a unique culture different from that of the mainland. Strange mythologies, sleepy seafaring towns, emerald green … More 3 Days on Chiloe