In case you missed it when the summer Saffron issue came out, here’s my piece on eating my way up to Everest Base Camp….
Here’s the piece I wrote for the second issue of Saffron Magazine (it came out in August) in full, in case you haven’t gone out and bought the app!
Chips and chocolate cake – you can’t climb Everest on an empty stomach
When it comes to travelling, I would put good local food right at the top of my list of priorities. So much so that I’m renowned in my family for planning every meal of a holiday with the precision of a military campaign to ensure I don’t miss out on sampling the very best, whether in a market, restaurant or local shop. But last April I arrived back from a three-week trip to the Himalayas, having subsisted for most of the time on Mars bars and egg and chips, and thinner than when I had set out! So what had caused this change of tack?
Back in April…
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