Turkish Spice and All Things Nice + Vegan Köfte

Turkish Spice and All Things Nice + Vegan Köfte

Connecting people, connecting with people and creating solid, enduring memories and relationships is without a doubt the most important possible outcome of the effort of putting food on a table, and people around it.

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The First Sobremesa in My New Home

The First Sobremesa in My New Home

No matter how long I do this, I am still in awe of the magical effects of sitting down to share a meal: deep bonds are almost immediately established. Mutual understanding and the sharing of a pleasant meal seem to go hand in hand.

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Sake Day + A Japanese-Inspired Catalan Salad

Sake Day + A Japanese-Inspired Catalan Salad

Last Monday October 1 was Sake Day, which in Japan traditionally marks the beginning of sake production in the country. Due to our mutual admiration and love for Japanese culture and cuisine, my friend Chiara decided it was the best day possible to inaugurate Slow Food Kitchen Barcelona.

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The Zen of Empty Space + Banana-Oat-Cacao Cookies (GF)

The Zen of Empty Space + Banana-Oat-Cacao Cookies (GF)

On a culinary front, this post could also be called: What you do when you’re sick of waiting for your container to arrive from the other side of the world, you’ve been living in an empty house for 8 weeks, you really want to bake something for your kids (and maybe yourself too) on the last lazy Saturday afternoon of the summer, but you have no kitchen utensils to work with.

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On the Ground + Slow-Roasted Cherry Tomatoes with Saffron Rice

On the Ground + Slow-Roasted Cherry Tomatoes with Saffron Rice

Sorry for the long silence here. In case you hadn’t noticed from my recent Instagram posts, we have moved back to Barcelona. It’s been exactly three weeks now, enough time to realize how freakin’ intense the past seven months have been, trying to live in two places at once. Coordinating the many moving parts of a whole family’s move across the world left me depleted, but landing in one place has renewed my energy and enthusiasm.

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