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My dream foodie destination

Allow me a little self indulgence, if you will…

Being 6 months pregnant and in the midst of establishing a business, a trip overseas is not an option anytime in the near future. The only travels I am partaking in at the moment are ‘flights of fancy’ from the comfort of my living room…

I’m dreaming of… the smell of a freshly baked Parisian baguette (with oozy, ripe cheese) and a visit to Laduree for authentic, jewel coloured macarons; lying on an exotic beach somewhere with fish wrapped in banana leaves over an open fire for dinner and a coconut infused fruit cocktail in hand; the heady scent of spices from a Moroccan market – tasting the street food and taking in the vibrant colours and all the hustle and bustle…

If I had to pick a destination based purely on foodie inspiration, i’d have to say Brooklyn, New York. Why? Well, for a borough of New York once known only for it’s foot long hot dogs and cheesecake (!), Brooklyn has established itself as the centre for many artisanal food producers, all of whom share a passion for the sustainably grown and homespun.  Time and time again I come across examples of interesting little Brooklyn businesses focused on quality food and services – all with a little touch of creativity, innovation and passion for what they do. It appeals to my sense of aesthetic and makes my heart sing to find such a true celebration of all that is good about food.

Here are some of my favourite Brooklyn Foodie Finds… Read the rest of this entry »