Roasted cauliflower with lentils and tahini

Looking for something simple, fresh and exotic for your dinner? Here’s our choice this week, a wonderful combination of grilled cauliflower and lentils – two unlikely companions – turned into an amazing mix of flavours you won’t easily forget! This salad has it all: crunchy bread, earthy lentils, nutty tahini and zesty lemon – everything needed to […]

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Founders Q&A – Jardins Florian

A few weeks back, we met Florian Gonzalez, an accomplished entrepreneur, who certainly knows how to appreciate quality craftsmanship. In 2011 he launched an exquisite concept, Jardins Florian, which is a design house, online store and magazine, specialised in high-quality crafted items, many of them limited editions. Devoted to excellence, functionality and simplicity at the same time, the philosophy […]

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Chilli Chilli Bang Bang

Some like it hot. Others like it very *very* hot, and for those the CCBB festival was the place to be on the weekend of 09-10 May. The latest coup by the Street Feast London gang (who organised the London Street Feast and Hawker house, among others) was a piquant gathering of the most exciting […]

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Okonomiyaki – the Japanese pancake

Okonomiyaki is a traditional Japanese pancake from Hiroshima, but widely eaten throughout Japan. The name is derived from the word okonomi meaning “what you like” or “what you want”, and yaki meaning “grilled” or “cooked”. The main ingredient is always cabbage, but with the rest of the ingredients you can be quite creative, using your preferred seafood, beef or pork […]

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Know your cheese: Le Gruyère AOC

This is the first article in our “know your cheese” series, and what else to start with than our favourite dairy queen: Le Gruyère AOP? We have written this article after discovering the wonderful Gruyère d’Alpage website, who kindly let us use their pictures in this article and share the story of this fabulous product. […]

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Founders Q&A – Food Craft Institute

Thinking about starting your own food business? Then make sure you check out the amazing work done by the Food Craft Institute (FCI), a school in Oakland, CA that teaches all you need to know for building and running food-based small businesses. Among others, you can learn all the basics from jams, to butchery, coffee, or even […]

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Crafters Q&A – La Gelatiera, London, UK

As we are much into ice cream these winter days and because we heard only good things about La Gelatiera in London, we had to give it a try. And so we did… more than just a few times and scoops!! We totally fell in love with their creations, and were truly impressed by their […]

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FoodCycle’s Kelvin Cheung on food waste

I’ve recently met Kelvin to a completely unrelated event and I have to admit that back then I wasn’t fully aware about what FoodCycle has been doing for over 5 years. After talking with him, we became extremely impressed by their remarkable work and goals: curb food waste, reduce food poverty, train volunteers, and build […]

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Foodcrafting in Romania – Soups

Here’s our third episode on Romanian traditional food with another very popular dish, served as a first course with almost any meal: SOUPS! Usually (and unfairly) hated by most kids, soups are so common because they are filling, yet delicious and nutritious and can be done quickly with pretty much with anything left in your pantry. In […]

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