I recently wrote a post on Singapore on my new blog, faraway diaries.
This is a blog on travel. I later realised that a lot of the post was on food. I guess there are different reasons one travels - to see new places, to get away from the present, for shopping, for having fun in amusement parks, safaris...the list goes on. For Kainaz and me checking out historical places is a high. I guess Kainaz's love for history augurs well for me given that I am getting into my mid thirties!
We also see places through food. An integral part of our travels is food - discovering new restaurants, trying out new cuisines, falling in love with new dishes. In fact we stay well away from Indian food whenever we go abroad. I guess being non vegetarians help.
Coming to food blogging I was recently reading a comment from someone about how she recently discovered two what she called 'boy food bloggers' in what she possibly thought was a woman's domain - the worl of food blogs
I guess there are a few reasons why boys or men (whom am I conning?) are a natural fit with food blogging:
- The best and most famous chefs in the world are men
- Men who are not professional cooks but cook are really proud of this and don't keep it a secret
- We love to eat
- We love to eat and generally (well I am speaking for myself) don't obsess about the scales
- We love to give our point of view and the blog is as good a place as any for this