Monthly Archives: May 2013

Dutch white gold fever

The Dutch are a peculiar nation. They get so excited so easily. For instance, something the Dutch get very excited about is Queensday (or, from this year onward, Kingsday), a national holiday loosely centred around the monarch. As the big … Continue reading

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Breakfast with Ottolenghi

For someone who’s as excited about food as I am, I’m surprisingly unaware of culinary trends. Maybe it doesn’t help that I don’t have a TV – I never see or hear what any of the celeb chefs dictate and … Continue reading

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Cupcakes for the wounded

A very dear friend of mine has had a somewhat unfortunate accident recently. Nothing life threatening, nothing that requires casts or major surgery, just something very unfortunate. He managed to almost cut off the tip of his left index finger. … Continue reading

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Exam-time library lunch

It’s exam time, which means panic. It also means that I’ve had to cook strategically, spending as little time as possible in the kitchen whilst still eating healthy. This is not some sort of diet nazi OCD, I actually like … Continue reading

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Dinner club

Guess what! I’ve been invited to a dinner club. As in, a bunch of people who get together more or less regularly and then eat things that they’ve made. This is new to me. I’m not really that much of … Continue reading

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