Monthly Archives December 2016

If you read about the history of food (or in my case Food in History) you’ll see that up until recently it was all about finding a way to get access to food. For a long time our ancestors lives revolved around finding food sources, growing food, making food. As agriculture, storing methods, and cooking methods developed people began to…

Pastries . . . can only be appreciated to the full extent of their subtlety when they are not eaten to assuage our hunger, when the orgy of their sugary sweetness is not destined to full some primary need but to coat our palate with all the benevolence of the world.

Muriel Barbery, Gourmet Rhapsody

When I first started writing this blog I wanted it to be a clean, well researched empirical resource for people who want to have a healthy lifestyle. I found it very difficult to write articles and add recipes as that style isn’t like my relationship with food, and it doesn’t link to the way my brain is processing all I…

Having the right tools can make all the difference when you cook. Some things can shave off hours from your cooking preps, and others will help with the accuracy of your measurements. Every cook will have their own list of what they see as 'essential'. Leave a comment with your favourite kitchen items! These are a few of my favourite…

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