Loading... Please wait...


Sandwich culture in the West

I remember my school lunch sandwiches with disdain. My evil stepmum would work her magic on creating something that couldn’t be eaten. By the time lunchtime arrived, the filling of warm plastic cheese, wilted lettuce, congealed chicken slice, and soggy tomatoes had turned the white bread into jelly - nobody was surprised to see it in the bin. [...]

Read More »

Arriving in Marrakesh - finding our way

If we are arriving after dark, into an unfamiliar medina, searching for an unknown riad, I have to admit I'm quick to organise a personal pickup.   It's a cost that's 'worth it's weight'... in time not lost, and frustration not caused. Meanwhile some sneaky people have taken to copying an existing pickup sign, collecting the [...]

Read More »

Rick Stein in San Sebastián

Well I know that San Sebastián is one of THE foodie destinations, so on our first venture out into the fray, I'm not too surprised to bump into Rick Stein.  As I tell him I watch his cooking shows, I wonder why Pat is hanging back.  'Rick' indicates that he doesn't speak English and I [...]

Read More »


Paris – preconceptions be gone.  It was the best of days it was the worst of days, etc. etc. City of food, City of lights, City of tourists, City of gorgeous doors, City of pigeons! We arrived early to a relatively quiet part of Montmarte, and had spied many number of Boulangeries that demanded attention. So as we ventured out for [...]

Read More »


Welcome to our brand new Spice Bazaar website. Yes it looks different, much more streamlined, and with much more photographic content (and still more to come), and hopefully you'll like it as much as we do.So if you've participated in one (or more) of our cooking classes and you enjoyed the experience, please share the news. [...]

Read More »

Sign up for our newsletter

View Cart Go To Checkout