Anatolia – An Ode to the Foods of Turkey

+-*We always crave for middle-eastern food and have a good dozen of cookbooks on the topic (ok… actually more than 40…), from Lebanese to Syrian to Persian. Obviously, we have a few classics on Turkish food, in particular sumptuous ones such as Turkey, Eat Istanbul: A Journey to the Heart of Turkish Cuisine or the gorgeous Turquoise: A […]

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Our Guide to Lyon – Part 1 – Les Bouchons

+-*Lyon, a lovely old town in the Rhone Valley, is arguably the French capital of food. Which means an essential pit stop for any self-respecting foodie. First of all, Lyon is blessed to have access to excellent produce brought from all directions (as seen in the packed markets on Sundays). Second, Lyon is proud to be the birthplace of […]

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Stoke Newington Farmers Market, London

+-*We heard many good things about the delicious farmer’s market in Stoke Newington (London), so we jumped on our bikes and off we were to discover that corner of the city. It was a chill winter day, but the omnipresent sun more than made it up for the cold. Although it’s quite small (think around 20-25 stalls), there’s such […]

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Sesame & Spice: Orange Flower Biscuits with Pistachios

+-*We got the lovely cookbook Sesame & Spice (Amazon UK / Amazon US) by Anne Shooter last week and just couldn’t wait to bake some of these wonderful recipes. So we started with the Orange flower biscuit rings with pistachios – what a combination! Plus, the recipe is so easy and quick to prepare! We totally loved it and […]

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Crafters Q&A – Salad Pride with David Bez

+-*When one thinks quick and healthy lunch, the first word that comes to mind is “salad”. But then, salads found in shops are often boring, and to eating that every day… ermmm no! But if you put your mind to it, a salad can be a blank canvas for unlimited possibilities, all prettier and tastier than each other. If […]

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Marou – Faiseurs de Chocolat

+-*A few months back we found Marou in a cute coffee shop we love in London, and being the reasonable foodies we are, we had to give it a try. Marou is a bean-to-bar chocolatier based in Vietnam, Ho Chi Minh City, which was founded by Samuel Maruta and Vincent Mourou back in 2011, after meeting in Vietnam […]

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Arabica London – Levantine Feast

+-*Arabica Bar & Kitchen is a cozy and friendly middle-eastern restaurant based in the notorious Borough Market. Usually not open on Sundays, they decided to change this by offering a refreshing alternative to a classic roast: a Levantine feast. The launch event was nothing short of a beer & food pairing guided by the energetic & fun Melissa Cole. […]

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Forest fruits, pistachio & coconut cake

+-*Rainy Sunday afternoons are definitely a great “excuse” for baking cakes. It’s relaxing, fun, and totally rewarding. Today we’ve tried out a delightful Middle Eastern inspired recipe by Honey & Co. It’s such an easy recipe that can be made without flour or sugar, and the results… mind blowing! Just so you know, their book is on massive […]

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The FoodCrafters Christmas Shopping Guide

+-*Ho ho ho! As Christmas is peeking around the corner, we wanted to share some of the most exciting, original, and unique artisan food products from around the world we totally love and that should be on your shopping list. We’re pretty sure they will make more than happy any food aficionado you would like to […]

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