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British food: what is it?

Yes, the fish ‘n chip is still the ultimate London experience Those of you who are not from English culture and sharing a flat with Brittish people before must have found yourselves one day wondering 'what are they having for breakfast'?   The sight of the morning plate of my flatmate from Scotland I had...

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12 things you should absolutely know about wine

What do we know about wine... I recently stumbled upon The 24-hour wine expert by Jancis Robinson and as a not so confident expert myself, this book was a pleasant surprise – and a didactic one too! So, I’ve decided to share with you 12 very-important-pieces-of-information about the drink of the gods, just because ‘tis...

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Trend alert! #Hotcakes

Since ancient times, pancakes have popped up in various forms, in different places. Romans used to eat them, Greeks would enjoy them topped with honey and every culture tried to tailor these flat cakes with whatever was specific in their own culinary traditions. Some things have stayed the same, though, since then until this day: all across the world, pancakes have been cooked with flour, eggs, milk and butter – but today we have hundreds of options to make them eggless, dairy-free and gluten-free. Whichever you might prefer, here are some of the yummiest hotcakes for this winter...

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Bologna, The World’s Yummiest City!

Bologna is a city in the North of Italy, with just over 300.000 inhabitants that, no matter its size, still attracts people from all over the world!

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The Five Ingredients to Fight Hunger in the United Kingdom

"If you can’t feed a hundred people, then feed just one." Mother Teresa Did you know that by just being a bit more careful we could stop world hunger? Worldwide: 815 million people in the world don’t get the food they need to live a healthy life (2017 FAO Stats); 66 million primary school-age children attend classes hungry across the developing world (World Food Programme); Every $1 spent on malnutrition prevention delivers $16 in economic returns (2016 Global Nutrition Report); Malnutrition in all its forms – from wasting to obesity – directly affects one in three people (2016 Global Nutrition Report);...Help students from Westminster Business School to fight hunger in the UK.

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British food – all you ever needed to know

Columbia Road Flower market, London ©Diana Rusu     It’s been 20 minutes since I’ve been staring at the halloumi and mushroom bun and it seems like forever. I’m in the Terrace Restaurant at the British Library and I can sense the anxiety of writing about food and being surrounded by books crawling up my...

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Mamaliga – what is it?

Probably the most important Romanian food of all time – mămăligă, is what you want on a cold, rainy day. Steaming hot with an earthy, caramelised (popcorned) smell, it sends me back to childhood. Whoever says that mamaliga is just like polenta, they’re wrong. No, no it’s not!   It’s similar but not the same. It’s...

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#UnspokenMe: WILD FOREST

“I would wake up every morning experiencing a really unusual level of energy and serenity.”       Bucharest, 2017. The scene of a never-ending hive with busy bees buzzing around coffee shops, restaurants and supermarkets. The food is getting better and better with more options popping out every day. Wild Forest, a new born...

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Taste me: delicious Easter recipes

Easter is coming and we decided why not to share with you a few Easter recipes which are traditional and very popular in Orthodox Christian faith (e.g. Bulgaria, Russia, Ukraine, Belarus etc).   Recipe 1: Kulich Kulich is the bread symbol of Easter and an indispensable feature of a bright Christian holiday. Baking cakes and...

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Delicious, comforting, Curry-ous!

Curry is one of the most intriguing comfort foods I’ve ever experienced. Indian, Indonesian, Malaysian or Thai, this heavily spiced stew has its own way of conquering a foodie’s heart.   There are so many different types of curry, but the secret is in a few basic ingredients that one can play with. Onion, ginger...

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Itadakimasu! A Journey into Japan’s Culinary Elegance

Itadakimasu! A Journey into Japan's Culinary Elegance   “The visual elegance, delicacy of flavour and sheer deliciousness of Japanese food make it both a delight to the eye and a joy to eat. Add to this its high-fibre, low-calorie and low-fat content; its speed of cooking, which retains all the freshness of flavour as well...

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Cozinha Brasileira: A journey through Brazil’s Edible Heart

 “I decided to cook only something that comes from the heart. Brazilian cuisine.”(Alex Atala, head chef at D.O.M, Sao Paulo)   Photo source    Ever wondered where the açaí bowls come from? Or that guarana in your smoothie or energizing drinks? And how did cashews become so popular all over the world? Did you know...

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We Live to Eat…a Culinary Journey through Yumminess

 “Before noma, there was nothing. In that sense, it has been easier for René. He had to create something brand new. People in Denmark viewed food as something you need to survive. But for us… We have 2,000 years of food history. We live to eat.” (M. Bottura in an interview for Munchies)   Andrea...

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