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Taste and Travel International Summer 2019 (issue 34)

Taste&Travel International is your passport to the exciting and delicious world of culinary travel. Each quarterly issue serves up a feast of great food and travel writing, recipes, destinations, travelers’ journals, book reviews, food trails and tours, cooking classes and other essential information for the culinary traveler and the armchair global gourmet.

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summer fun

Enjoy it! FOOD DAY CANADA falls on August 3rd this year and we’re looking forward to creating a meal crafted purely with Canadian ingredients. It’s a fun challenge that stretches the culinary imagination and invariably leads to amazement as we discover just how innovative Canadian food producers have become. Turn to page 96 and you’ll see what we mean! And if you’d like to see how the pros do it, take a look at our EVENT pages and the menu presented by Food Day Canada’s founder Anita Stewart and a team of Canadian chefs at the James Beard House in New York City. Fabulous! Our cover story in this issue is a particularly heartwarming one. The British Virgin Islands were slammed by category five hurricanes Irma and Maria two years ago, resulting…

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the flavours of canada at the james beard house

EVERY YEAR, celebrated host and food historian Anita Stewart and a top-tier band of Canadian chefs trek south to celebrate Food Day Canada at the James Beard House in New York City. On May 22 this year, the team prepared an unforgettable feast replete with uniquely Canadian ingredients from coast to coast, in a toast to culinary diversity, regional specialties and foraged fun. The Chefs GALASA ADEN Deane House, Calgary, AB ROD BUTTERS RauDZ Regional Table, Micro Bar & Bites, and Sunny’s, Kelowna, BC, and Terrafina at Hester Creek, Oliver, BC BERNARD CASAVANT RauDZ Regional Table, Micro Bar & Bites, and Sunny’s, Kelowna, BC, and Terrafina at Hester Creek, Oliver, BC TODD CLARMO The Bauer Kitchen, Waterloo, ON VALERIE JANKOVICH University of Guelph, Guelph, ON JAMIE KENNEDY JK Kitchens, Toronto and Prince Edward County, ON DUNCAN LY Foreign…

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savannah, georgia

JAVA JIVE The owner is from down under which explains the Aussie flag outside Savannah Coffee Roasters. It’s a vault-like vintage space with a roaster in back and café tables up front. Nothing beats an iced cold brew coffee and a blast of air conditioning on a blistering hot day in downtown Savannah. www.savannahcoffee.com Fine Fare Vic’s on the River is an oasis of elegance on the otherwise touristy Savannah waterfront strip. Four floors of an historic warehouse have been restored, with the top floor offering indoor and patio dining. Cuisine is elevated southern classic, with white tablecloth standards but no stuffy attitude. Shrimp and grits is a standout. www.vicsontheriver.com Dining Dockside Tybee Island is Savannah’s beach getaway, with miles of white sand and a buzzing beach town. Away from the crowds, A-J’s Dockside is…

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campo de ourique, lisbon

GARDEN PARTY Taste of Lisboa’s Campo De Ourique tour is a great introduction to the neighbourhood. The starting point is the Mercado de Campo de Ourique, where a lesson on regional produce and seafood in season is followed by samplings of surprisingly elegant canned fish. Return to the market later in the day for a full meal at specialty spots as Alhos E Bugalhos (traditional Portuguese snacks), Atalho (a local legend from the 1930s relaunched in 2013), Carnalentejana (Alentejo region-inspired burgers), and Carpacceria (ceviche and fish dishes). www.tasteoflisboa.com www.mercadodecampodeourique.pt Simply Does It Neighbourhood restaurants are distinctive, with menus focusing on just a few ingredients. Pigmeu (roughly translating to “from nose to tail”) emphasizes pork’s versatility in sandwiches and salads that showcase 12-hour cooked suckling pig, shredded, roasted, or in a pâté, depending on what accompanying…

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memphis & jackson, tn

Retro Fitted At Sunrise Memphis, what you see is what you get — down home Southern breakfasts along with healthier or meat-free variations. The Liquor Store in Memphis’s Broad Avenue Arts District has a giant bar and a cocktail menu of libations made for sultry Southern summers. Food runs the gamut from colourful salads and a version of the Impossible Burger to the signature Cuban sandwich, piled high with 14-hour roasted pork on house-baked bread. Over at The Beauty Shop, a former 1940s salon in the Cooper-Young district, modern comfort food stylings include tunza pizzette, watermelon and wings, grilled peaches with blue cheese and balsamic syrup, herb crusted trout, and mustard seed seared scallops. www.sunrise901.com www.thebroadliquorstore.com www.thebeautyshoprestaurant.com FRESH CUT Sweet Grass, a neighbourhood bistro known for Chef Ryan Trimm’s Low Country cuisine is also known…

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jordan winery’s olive oil cake

SERVES 8 A LOVELY LIGHT, fluffy cake served at Jordan Winery, with a scoop of the house olive oil ice cream, fresh berries and whipped cream. I used Jordan’s wonderful estate olive oil that I brought home with me for the recipe, but whichever oil you use, make sure it’s of a high quality. Egg Yolks 2Salt 1 tspLemon Zest of ½ a lemonLemon Juice of ½ a lemonVanilla Beans 3, scrapedExtra Virgin Olive Oil 7 oz, plus more for drizzlingSugar ¾ cup, dividedCake Flour ⅞ cup, siftedEgg Whites 3, at room temperature 1 PREHEAT the oven to 350°F (325°F for convection).2 PREPARE a 9” springform pan with nonstick spray and a round parchment liner on the bottom.3 WHISK together the egg yolks, salt, lemon zest, lemon juice, vanilla beans, olive oil and…