Tag: food anthropology

Pie. A Global History.

Did you know that ‘once upon a time, everything baked in an oven that was not bread, was pie’? 'Pie. A Global History' by Janet Clarkson recommends itself for a read.

On chocolate and Valencia.

A story of cocoa beans, Valencian bollet and the Chocolate Factory and Museum in Sueca.

Cod. A biography of the fish that changed the world.

How much is there to know about cod? Quite a lot, it turns out. Cod by Mark Kurlansky recommends itself for a read.

Souvenir, the taste of a place.

Bringing edible souvenirs gives one a chance to share a little bit of the journey, allows one to paint a picture of the place and reinforce it with flavour. A story of Džiugas, a famous cheese from Lithuania.

Horchata de Chufa: Valencia’s tasty secret.

Horchata is one of these things that are a must-try when visiting their place of origin. Have it with fartons, horchata and farton combo doesn't disappoint.

Sunflower’s Wonders

Who doesn't love sunflower? It looks like sun, tastes like summer, and it has a pretty incredible history, too.

Welcome to the Kingdom of Things.

A visit to Amsterdam's oldest flea market, Waterlooplein.

Fat Thursday, when everyone in Poland feasts on doughnuts

One of my favourite Polish traditions. Have you had your Fat Thursday's pączek yet?

109 No-waste Polish Chocolate Truffles

Say no to food waste with these delicious chocolate truffles. Plus a short read about Polish weddings!