Name: Emily Carter
Position: Digital Communications Manager
What is your favourite type of cuisine?
Although I have never been to Asia, I absolutely love Thai food. I just love the fresh, light, fragrant flavours; ginger, lemongrass, chilli, garlic – delicious! I recently attended a Thai cookery course where we learnt to make our own Thai curries from scratch, for a curry for 10 people we used 80 chillis (that’s a lot of chopping!). Now I can make some of my favourite dishes at home. I just need to get myself to Thailand now and taste the real deal!
What is the food you couldn’t live without?
That would have to be cheese. I had a year in Paris as part of my degree which was a dream come true – cheese and wine evenings were a bit of a favourite way to spend time with friends. It’s great if you get each of your friends to bring along their favourite cheese, then you get a better variety and someone might introduce you to one you’ve never tried before. When it comes to cheese, the smellier the better for me – I absolutely love a good blue cheese so a stilton or dolcelatte will always have me reaching for it first with some fresh baguette or one of our yummy Crackers for Cheese .
This month’s competition, we are talking about people’s favourite holiday eating experiences – what’s yours?
A few years ago I visited Olu Deniz in Turkey; an absolutely beautiful resort with a renowned turquoise coastline (great photos when we went paragliding!). One night we went to a local fish market in Fethiye, highly recommended from both other people staying at our accommodation but also the locals. A short, noisy bus ride took us to this fish market enclosed by tall white walls – in the center there was a variety of fishmongers where you chose, weighed and paid for your seafood. Then, a few yards away, surrounding the fishmongers was an array of small restaurants – you presented your seafood to them, paid about a fiver and got your fish cooked, tailored to your taste – King Prawns cooked in white wine and butter for starters, BBQ’d seabass for main with a salad and fresh bread and a carafe of local wine – perfect! Such a shame we only found this gem on our last evening!
WIN A WEEKS BREAK IN BRITTANY!
THIS COMPETITION IS NOW CLOSED. THANKS FOR ALL OF YOUR ENTRIES. THE WINNER WILL BE ANNOUNCED SHORTLY - GOOD LUCK!
This month, thanks to our friends at Holiday France Direct, we are offering you a weeks break for up to 6 people in a self-catering cottage in Brittany. To enter this month's competition, just tell us you favourite holiday food experience.
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