Food & Drink

2018 Reflections: Food

Inspired by my friend’s post on Instagram, and in an ongoing attempt to improve my relationship with food, I thought I’d do a round-up of my favourite things I’ve eaten this year.  Continue reading “2018 Reflections: Food”

Weekly Round-Ups

How Do You Fit It All In? #6

The latest instalment in a series in which I answer the ongoing question “How do you fit it all in?”, which people ask me when I tell them what I do.  Continue reading “How Do You Fit It All In? #6”

Food & Drink

Recipe: Vegan Saviako

“Yeah, but veganising a Romani recipe means it’s not really Romani anymore, because the whole point of Gypsy cooking is that you use just the stuff you find around you,” I protested to Caitlin the last time she came to stay.

She gave me that long-suffering look that means ‘You’re an idiot sometimes, but I love you anyway’, and pointed out that pretty much all recipes aren’t exactly the way they started out. And also that I wouldn’t be foraging these things from the hedges in any case, so it didn’t really make sense to put restrictions on what I could use.

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Food & Drink

Recipe: Cranberry Chocolate Cinnamon Granola

I had always assumed that granola must be incredibly expensive to make. It is, after all, obscenely expensive to buy, at least in my little corner of London.

But, nope. It’s really cheap to make, so why the hell are we all still buying it? I’m not sure, and after Caitlin suggested I try making my own, I decided to give it a go.

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Book Haul: Mathematics, Vegan Travel and Navy Submarines

This week I hit my goal of reading seven books per week. Which was impressive, because one of them was really long. And also I’ve had a lot to do for work. But you know what they say: if you want to get something read, give it to a busy bookworm. Or something.

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