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Eat: Savoie

France

Eat: Savoie

This rustic French region is undergoing a culinary transformation: fondues and raclettes are being replaced by haute-cuisine while some very fine wines are emerging from its vineyards.

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Eat: Piemonte

Italy

Eat: Piemonte

Discover the famed white Alba truffle, the ‘king of wines’ and avant garde Michelin-starred creations on a Slow Food tour of Italy’s Piemonte region, the birthplace of the movement that champions regional cuisine.

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Eat: Western Australia

Australia

Eat: Western Australia

Melbourne and Sydney may steal the headlines but Western Australian cuisine is slowly emerging from their shadow with a wealth of regional produce and flavours influenced by its European immigrants and Asian neighbours

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Eat: Great Danes

Denmark

Eat: Great Danes

In recent years Copenhagen has become one of the gourmet capitals of the world, thanks to a number of experimental chefs whose culinary creations have helped redefine the city.

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London: Chocolate capital

United Kingdom

London: Chocolate capital

You can tuck into pie and mash in an East End market or nibble fish roe in Mayfair, but London’s ever-evolving foodie scene is harbouring new talent: elegant and exotic chocolatiers.

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Alicante: You say tomato

Spain

Alicante: You say tomato

The tomato takes pride of place in the Spanish town of Alicante — whether in a gazpacho or stuffed with salty oysters — alongside tapas dishes, from Ibérico ham to salted peppers

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Eat: Brazil

Brazil

Eat: Brazil

Look beyond the hefty slabs of barbecued meat and pots of salty black bean stew and you'll discover Brazil’s intriguing cuisine is as rich as its history and as varied as its people, with each…

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