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On Why You Should Stick to Healthy Diets

Rebecca Harrington writes a both funny and insightful piece about what Marilyn Monroe said she ate in an interview for the Peagant Magazine, in 1952. Marilyn says she only eats two raw eggs in milk for breakfast, skips lunch and eats a broiled dinner of […]

Grilled Broccoli with Hummus Sauce and Roasted Sesame Seeds

This has to be one of the easiest dinner ideas ever. You only need: fresh broccoli, canned chickpeas, lemon, salt and pepper. Some fresh parsley would be nice too. Make the humus first: add 2 garlic cloves to a can of chickpeas and the juice […]

To Do this Month: Plant Your Own Garlic

Did you know that one of the best moments to plan garlic is mid September to mid October? Neither did I. It seems like the garlic “sleeps” during winter and if planted around this time of year it grows green and tall (and very importantly […]

Christopher Boffoli’s Food Landscapes

Christopher Boffoli’s Food Landscapes

I am not sure whether Christopher Boffoli‘s mother told him not to play with food, but I am glad he does now. His food landscapes are just great. Photos found via Fricotte.

Sweet Paul’s Summer Edition is Out [And You’ll Like it!]

Sweet Paul’s Summer Edition is Out [And You’ll Like it!]

Sweet Paul’s summer edition is out. And it’s juicy and colourful and super mouth-watering, so go over there and give it a good read. We start with these fancy and yummy for sure summer cupcakes, then proceed to discussing picnics and burgers. The fish and […]

300 Kilos Fresh Tuna in Tokio

300 Kilos Fresh Tuna in Tokio

For most of us Tuna is what you can find in the flaky flesh cans at the supermarket. Or, worse, what your cat eats. But Tuna is a delicacy. Unlike most fish, Tuna’s meat can vary in colour from white to dark pink. The dark pink tuna looks […]

7 Surprising Uses for Olive Oil [Know Your Food]

7 Surprising Uses for Olive Oil [Know Your Food]

Olive oil. Pressed cold from green olives, is one of the healthiest and flavoured oils there are. You used it in salad dressings, for frying and baking low cholesterol sweets. But did you know it can be used as a green cleaner in your house or that it can replace at […]

Emilie Griottes: The Ultimate Eye (and Tummy) Candy

Emilie Griottes: The Ultimate Eye (and Tummy) Candy

“She wrote back!” I almost shouted to my fellow foodie Anna this morning over coffee. You see, a few weeks ago I had discovered the brilliant and talented Emilie Griottes, her Pantone tarts, her sugar snowed meringues and flavoured butters. Emilie Griottes is a 26 year old […]