Cod and Rosemary Sea Salt Chips

Cod with rosemary sea-salt chips

It’s been a year today since I lost my dad. Some of you will possibly relate to the sense of panic I have about this day passing. ┬áBecause in that year after a loved one’s death, that person is somehow kept alive to you through the comparison of time: last year on this day, we […]

Savory apple crumble with squash, pork and rosemary

Recently I was watching a TED talk about longevity. Don’t get me wrong, I’m not one of those who have some insane obsession with living forever. But I am curious about why it is that certain cultures tend to live longer than others. Or more specifically, I should say, I’m interested in how they tend […]

Farinata

When it comes down to it, the impoverished have traditionally been the ones who really know how to eat. Their food, free of fussiness and pretension, devoid of extravagance, is food that is real:  just basic, wholesome ingredients, prepared simply and humbly, prepared from necessity, crafted out of thrift. Food pared down to its very heart and soul. […]