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.
Motovun, Istria’s Minas Tirith.
Lit by the shy autumn sun, surrounded by mist, towering above the landscape, there it was - Motovun, the Minas Tirith of Istria.
137 Monas de Pascua
Monas de Pascua are the most adorable Easter buns I have seen so far. And they are delicious, too!
On olives and Istria.
I like to think of Istria as an olive country: from whatever point you choose to look, you will probably see an olive grove, or an olive tree at least. And the olive oil there is, well, awesome.
A permission to be unruly.
Not many books can keep you up all night. This one will. Anthony Bourdain's "Kitchen Confidential. Adventures in the Culinary Underbelly". Enjoy the ride.
Who doesn't love sunflower? It looks like sun, tastes like summer, and it has a pretty incredible history, too.
Shinrin-yoku, the Art and Science of Forest Bathing.
Don't know about you, but I felt compelled to run to the forest the moment I finished reading this book. Ready to invite nature into your life?
Welcome to the Kingdom of Things.
A visit to Amsterdam's oldest flea market, Waterlooplein.