Category Archives: Vegan

Something is living in my fridge (and it helps me make bread)

A while ago one of my flatmates, the Queen of the Night, brought back a tupperware full of a dough-like substance that we soon found out was lievito madre, a type of living yeast used for breadmaking. We were initially … Continue reading

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My exciting new life as a boring adult

Since last September I’ve been a serious adult with a job. I’m really enjoying it, I have to say. It’s nice to have money to spend that’s actually yours and not your parents’ or student loans’. It’s nice to tell … Continue reading

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Interesting finds at the local antique market

When you go to any random town in Italy, there’s a good chance you’ll stumble upon a random antiques market at some point. At these antique markets, much like at all antique markets in the world, you will find many … Continue reading

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Why I (sometimes don’t) love Italy

One of the minor annoyances in my day-to-day life here in Italy, are Italians asking me what I think of Italy or of Italians. God, yeah, let me just give you an analysis of an entire country and its population … Continue reading

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My life with my new flatmates, part VII: we didn’t really think you could cook

Just when you least expect it, people will come out with the most horrible things. Just as I thought I had found the most gentle loving souls in my flatmates, Blenderman said something that really offended me there the other … Continue reading

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No country for vegetarians

Italians, being the Mediterranean and passionate types that they are, seem to nurture irrational but ardent feelings of hatred for the most unexpected things in their hearts. For instance, vegetarians. What’s so offensive about vegetarians, I ask? They’re nice to … Continue reading

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Curry isn’t curry.

Food can be so confusing, or rather, food names can be so confusing. The moment people started shipping food around the world, this whole massive great mix-up started. People started misinterpreting names and everything went downhill from there. Most recent … Continue reading

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