Food, fire and the Slovenian wild

There is something about campfire cooking that brings me unparalleled satisfaction. It’s not all that smoke, wood, caveman thing. It’s the simplicity of it that I love. Last summer, I spent a couple of glorious days hiking in Slovenia. There were six of us in total; two French, a Slovenian, a Bulgarian, a German, and

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Comfort in curry

Potato and egg. That bloody genius, comfort combination of soft, earthy starch and runny yolk, which together prove you don’t need money to eat like a king. Potato and egg are the basis of a Spanish tortilla, of course, which I first ate sandwiched between a white baguette in Valencia. A double carb-load that could not

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Salvage and save

It’s with a heavy heart (read: heavy stomach) that I left Georgia this week. What an incredible, colourful country that one is. And I chose this pic because I think it epitomises the way Georgians cook and eat, reuse and repurpose so well. I took it in Tbilisi, the capital, where cooperative shops are a

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