Tag: food

Preparing your own perfect tomato sauce for winter
Recipes

Preparing your own perfect tomato sauce for winter

These late summer months are perfect to start canning some foods. Why do it yourself? Because you know you will buy excellent fresh produce, or maybe you will have even grown it yourself! You will make it as you like it best and most importantly, you won’t overdo on salt or sugar, as most shop […]

Recipes

Amazing and easy cuttlefish sautéed with rice

Busy nights are basically all nights, aren’t they? So I want to concentrate more on easy and stress free recipes like this amazing and easy cuttlefish sautéed with rice. Few ingredients but rich in taste, and you really have to do very little for the preparation. While it’s cooking, you can do a little yoga […]

The fascinating world of tea
Science

The fascinating world of tea

I just had the opportunity to come to the UK Tea Academy, thanks to Canton Tea, to do the Level 1 Tea Champion course. Two days of intensive tea training, and I’m absolutely stunned. The tea world is so rich, so full of culture and flavour! The course gives you the basic knowledge of all […]

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Bread, how can you not like it?

Bread, how can you not like it? As Michael Pollan said in the series “Cooked”, bread baking also for me has been one of the most intimidating things in the kitchen. So simple and yet so incredibly complex. All you really need is water and flour, some air and yeasts flying about to start the […]

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New Year resolutions in food

Do you make a New Year resolution every year? And then never keep it? I don’t think I’ve ever actually seriously thought of one, but this year I would really like to stick to two. The first is to write one blog post per week here, I hope it will help me do more research, […]