Brazilian seasoning/spice blend

Brazilian seasoning/spice blend

This spice/season blend is a must in every Brazilian household. It is super versatile and can be used for everything, literally, everything: From sauces to salad dressings, to add to your stews, soups, stroganoffs, tofu, stir fry, you name it. Either storebought or...
How to make Ethiopian berbere spice and misr´wat

How to make Ethiopian berbere spice and misr´wat

  I have this fixation with spices and herbs and everywhere I go I try and buy some new flavors as well as some favorite old-time heroes. I believe that spices are the spinal cord of your food, it decides the structure and it distributes the flavors through the...
Health benefits of kimchi

Health benefits of kimchi

These benefits of kimchi are helpful to persuade you in finally giving this spicy fermented napa cabbage a try. Kimchi is eaten by Koreans so much this food is often seen in Korean movies and television shows alike. In fact, did you know as a tribute to this...
Have we all lost compassion?

Have we all lost compassion?

The other day I was talking to my dear high school friends on our WA group, trying to put together a reunion party and devise our menu. Abruptly someone said that they only wanted salad and beer. That was it. At a stab of humor, one of the boys posted a GIF of a pig...
7 reasons why I don’t drink milk

7 reasons why I don’t drink milk

Every time I’m having a conversation about veganism I notice that it is easy for people to understand why I don’t eat meat but many others question me as to why I don’t drink milk and eat dairy since, in their eyes, milk is not coming from a dead animal and I...
The beauty behind masalas: five different masala blends

The beauty behind masalas: five different masala blends

Whenever I think about comfort food but I also want a little bit of a humf, I think of Indian food. Well, Indian curries, more specifically speaking. There is something calming and soothing about Indian curries, the taste of the fresh vegetables mixed with those...