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Genova, the home of focaccia and other earthly pleasures

Last Friday was Labour Day, which meant we had a three-day weekend! What do Italians do when they get a three-day weekend? They get out of town. So we did, too. The journey took us to Genova, well-established as the … Continue reading

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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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Zero Plastic Week

A friend of mine posted an interesting link on facebook this week, telling us she was going to take a challenge: Zero Plastic Week. The idea is that you don’t buy any new plastic for a week, whilst you’re allowed … Continue reading

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The Kingdom of the Breaderlands

Over the Easter holidays I went to stay in the Netherlands for a while. I spent a fair bit of time in and around Amsterdam, seeing some friends. The new craze in Amsterdam seems to be elaborate little sandwiches and … Continue reading

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