Food & Society

Planning a feminist, bilingual wedding on a budget

Planning a feminist, bilingual wedding on a budget

My talisman of happiness is about what makes me happy and while most times it relates to food, 2018 was a special year for many things, not least our wedding – indeed one of the best and happiest days of my life so far. The […]

Where to eat in Cambridge, UK

Where to eat in Cambridge, UK

“If we help an educated man’s daughter to go to Cambridge are we not forcing her to think not about education but about war? — not how she can learn, but how she can fight in order that she might win the same advantages as […]

Where to eat in Verona, Italy

Where to eat in Verona, Italy

“There is no world without Verona walls But purgatory, torture, hell itself. Hence “banishèd” is banished from the world, And world’s exile is death. Then “banishèd“ Romeo & Juliet, Act 3, Scene 3   Despite challenging this claim almost 4 years ago when I moved […]

#sugarban: how we survived a month without sugar

#sugarban: how we survived a month without sugar

Have you ever considered yourself addicted to sugar? For years now I’ve been telling Danny he’s probably diabetic and he should see a doctor about it. He often complains his vision is blurry, he’s always hungry, and he drinks a lot… all symptoms that belong […]

Why are there no shareable meal planning apps?

Why are there no shareable meal planning apps?

A quick search on google for ‘meal planning app’ and the same 5 apps appear everywhere, most probably curtesy of SEO tricks or lazy reviewing. Why am I so critical? Because all of them miss a key ingredient (ops, feature) that denotes modern households: equality. […]

Spritz Aperol: an all-year alternative to Pimms

Spritz Aperol: an all-year alternative to Pimms

Spritz Aperol has become a trendy aperitif outside Italy, with its bittersweet refreshing taste that encapsulates a summer sunset in a glass. But it didn’t used to be so fancy. The drink was originally created by the Austrians, who would water down the local wines […]