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Eat: West Sweden

Sweden

Eat: West Sweden

Travel to West Sweden and hunt down its alternative ‘Big Five’ with a marine smörgåsbord of steaming hot mussels, sweet oysters, flavoursome shrimp and crayfish and whole grilled lobster smothered in brown-butter mayo

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Eat: Sicily

Italy

Eat: Sicily

With a centuries-old culinary tradition that gets the best out of its fertile, volcanic soil and distinctive seafood, Sicilian food is an irresistible combination of familiar Italian produce and unique local flavours

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Eat: Bolivia

Bolivia

Eat: Bolivia

Complex and captivating, Bolivia’s cultural tapestry is enthralling and its wild topography is behind its local produce. It may not be on the international gastronomic stage just yet. But watch this space...

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Eat: Languedoc-Roussillon

France

Eat: Languedoc-Roussillon

The French coastal stretch of Languedoc-Roussillon — a spectacular region of sun-drenched fruit, shellfish, duck confit and floral, citrusy wines — rivals Provence for the title of gastronomic heartland of the South of France, laced…

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Eat: Croatia

Croatia

Eat: Croatia

The isle of Vis, scattered like seeds across the sparkling Adriatic, is taking an artisanal, organic and super-local approach to its cuisine

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Eat: Cape Verde

Cape Verde

Eat: Cape Verde

Head to these castaway Atlantic islands for local produce with a West African and Portuguese twist, in restaurants where the streets have no names

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Eat: Alentejo

Portugal

Eat: Alentejo

In ‘the bread basket of Portugal’ the rustic flavours of Alentejo make full use of its local produce — cattle, pigs and wheat — for homely and generous dishes

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Eat: Caribbean

Caribbean

Eat: Caribbean

Forgotten recipes are being rediscovered by chefs and tourists as traditional Caribbean dishes make a comeback. From exotic fruits to fresh fish and fiery spices, these idyllic islands yield a plethora of indigenous ingredients, while…

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Eat: Sonoma

USA

Eat: Sonoma

Beneath a blissful Californian sun, this bijou county is a wine-lover’s playground where fruit-forward Pinot Noirs and Zinfandels are accompanied by local cheese and prosciutto.

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