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The love of all things heirloom

When in Northern California I love to go to a unique shop in the town of Petaluma called The Petaluma Seed Bank. It's ...

Tasting wine and nature

"Back to nature, the only future". I am inspired by this quote from my friend and gardener Annick Peauger. Living ...

The fairness and civility of allotments

As I grow more aware about the quality and (limited) quantity of the fresh produce available to me I realice that very ...

the world of roast porkbelly : Susi’s recipe

I make roast porkbelly a lot , and I eat it a lot too….Anytime I see it on a restaurant menu. In America it is ...

Sea urchins on a cart : this is how we do Christmas in the Campo De Gibraltar

This is how we do it in Southern Andalusia during Christmas : we go to an "erizada" in Algeciras or Cadiz and have a ...

The politics of good food and food advocacy : foodism

A while ago I wrote a post here about foodies , Instagram, eating with Instagram and foodies on Instagram  and why I ...

Fatima’s Ragù alla Bolognese : make bolognese sauce the real way.

Vegans this one is not for you ! My friend Fatima Carrion insisted I post this recipe after tasting my ragù alla ...

Off The Grid : a friday night affair in San Francisco

Very high quality and gourmet street food carts , tents and food trucks have been appearing all over America and I have ...

Canned sardine culture

I would rather eat a sardine from a can than a bowl of  chocolate ice cream with melted fudge sauce. No ...

Do you know what gluten is ? er ……….?

If you do not know what gluten is , watch this Jimmy Kimmel skit and you still won't know what the hell it is or why ...

Bread

What would we do without bread ?   and so happy to see it is having a revival after years of vilification  . From ...

If you love quinoa

Quinoa is  high in protein as well as calcium,magnesium, iron and phosphorus. Quinoa lacks gluten and has a high ...

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