The Spice Tailor – Rustic Rogan Josh

On a stay-at-home weekend day, our go-to food would be Indian. Because our pantry isn’t packed with the myriad of spices required for real Indian food, yet we wanted to do it ourselves, we found a decent compromise: Spice Tailor Rogan Josh mix. Rogan Josh originates from Kashmir, where it was traditionally made simply with […]

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The Collective – Luscious Yoghurts

Because lately we haven’t talked much about food crafters and the products they make, we decided to start sharing our (massive & rapidly growing) list of wonderful products we have the chance to try. After all, one of the goals of our journal is to document the sheer variety and beauty of the honest products […]

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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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Foodcrafting in Romania – Milk

As promised, we start our Romanian culinary tour with one of the most basic and delicious ingredient used in many forms, products, and dishes: MILK! In Romania, there are still many small farmers that raise sheep, cows, goats or even buffalos, and use the milk to craft various products following traditional methods, without much technology […]

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Book: Das kulinarische Erbe der Alpen

The English title of this book would be: “The culinary heritage of the Alps”. “Would” only, because the book hasn’t been translated in English yet… This heavy volume tells the story of food in the Alps with gorgeous photos by the Swiss photographer Sylvan Müller to accompany the prose of Dominik Flammer. An absolute delight […]

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Made in Switzerland – FoodCrafters around Zurich

As Zurich is our current homebase, we wanted to give it a hommage by sharing a few local products and brands we really love! Unique products with an original Swiss twist, made in small batches and true to their traditions, here are our local favorites! Coffee: Black & Blaze Not easy to find barrista-quality coffee […]

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Năsal, or how corporate interests killed a unique product

A few days ago, FrieslandCampina, majority shareholder of Napolact (a large Romanian dairy producer) has announced closing down its factory in the village of Țaga, 60km from Cluj-Napoca in the heart of Transylvania, where the Năsal cheese has been made for over half a century. The Năsal is a soft cheese with an intense smell (yes… […]

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