Egg Tart History: Pastéis de Nata & The Story of Custard Tarts

Tommo Food, Food History, The Dish Podcast

Egg Tart History: In this article & podcast we explore the history of the Egg Custard tart, and it’s famous Portuguese counterpart, the Pastéis de Nata (Cream Pastry). Who invented the egg tart? Was Portugal first, or did someone else beat them to it?  We also look at egg tarts around Asia – are they based on European egg tarts? Or did they evolve independently? Egg Tart History Podcast (S2E22) …

Lisbon Food: What To Eat In Lisbon (35+ Dishes) & Typical Portuguese Food

Tommo Food, Food Guides (What To Eat In...), The Dish Podcast

Lisbon Food Experiences & What To Eat In Lisbon: For our foodies guide to Lisbon we search out typical Portuguese food both from the Lisbon restaurants where the locals eat and by checking out the Portuguese street food scene. We dig into the history and style of the cuisine with a guided Lisbon food tour as well as getting our hands messy taking a Lisbon cooking class. As one of …

16 countries and 2 continents. Our best and worst Food Fun Travel experiences for 2015. Find out what we loved and what we loathed.

Best and worst in travel 2015

Tommo Food, Fun, Travel Freedom Podcast

16 countries across 2 continents. We’ve lost track of the amount of miles, but it’s been plenty! During that time we have seen, stayed, experienced and thoroughly chowed down on a lot of amazing things, and some not so good things… As always, full time travel can be stressful as well as inspiring. But with a full 365 days traversing the globe in 2015, what should you be going to …

Places in Portugal: 15 photos to inspire you to visit the Algarve Coast in Off Season.

Megsy Photo Inspiration

Why would you want to go anywhere in off season – the weather is shit right? You wouldn’t believe how many times we have heard this from people. No matter how much we protest, still, people think that the reason it’s called an off season is because it rains all day, it’s cold and miserable and an all round shitty time of year. Yes, for some places this can be true. …