Real Life Photos of Single Food Life

Living alone offers many benefits. Key point: you’re alone most of the time. You don’t have to share your chocolate stash; laundry can happen sometimes never. You can play music loudly and eat what you want. What it isn’t conducive to, however, is cooking photogenic meals. These days I find myself cooking practically – i.e….

What’s on my TBR?

In lieu of my book review this week, I’m going to tell you a bit about the books I’ve downloaded onto my Kindle for prime reading activity. In case you’re wondering… I’ve read no books this past weeks. Lather on the shame (actually don’t – I’ve just been insanely busy). Below are all the books…

Indulge Your Inner Foodie

Hormone-fuelled Thursdays aren’t my favourites. In fact, this one is so difficult that instead of writing out a fun-filled recipe for you to enjoy, I’m going to post pictures of food and look longingly at them (as you should too). xx

Book Review: A Cook’s Tour by Anthony Bourdain

Title: A Cook’s Tour: Global Adventures in Extreme Cuisine Author: Anthony Bourdain Genre: Nonfiction, Food & Drink, Food, Autobiography, Memoir, Biography, Cooking Publisher: Harper Perennial Published: November 5, 2002 Page Amount: 277 pages Goodreads Summary: The only thing “gonzo gastronome” and internationally bestselling author Anthony Bourdain loves as much as cooking is traveling. Inspired by the question, “What would…

So there’s that three week vacation…

By the time you’re reading this, I will be halfway around the world from my cozy Virginia home, maybe burning my delicate skin in the Bali sunshine. You read that right. I’m leaving tonight for a three week adventure with three of my best girlfriends to sunshine, books and detox time in Bali, Indonesia. Did…

Weeknight Vegetarian Pasta

Weeknight Vegetarian Pasta Ingredients: 50-100g whole wheat penne pasta 1 onion, diced 3 cloves of garlic, minced 80-100g of peas 1/4 head of cauliflower 1 veggie burger, sliced 1 cup chopped broccolini 4 tomatoes, diced Optional spicing (Coriander, Paprika, Cheese…) Note: I like to think of this as a kitchen-sink style dish. Normally, I wouldn’t…

Working Girl

In case you couldn’t tell by the title… I started work this week. I can’t exactly say where; contracts and the lot *dramatic eye roll. But suffice it to say that this week has probably been one of the best I’ve had since entering Germany. Not only because I absolutely love my job, but also…

Caffeinated: How Our Daily Habit Helps, Hurts, and Hooks Us by Murray Carpenter

Title: Caffeinated: How Our Daily Habit Helps, Hurts, and Hooks Us Author: Murray Carpenter Genre: Nonfiction, Science, Food, Health, Psychology, History, Cooking, Business, Nutrition Publisher: Hudson Street Press Published: March 13, 2014 Page Amount: 288 pages Blurb From Goodreads: The most popular drug in America is a white powder. No, not that powder. This is caffeine in its most essential…

Book Review: Stir by Jessica Fechtor

Title: Stir: My Broken Brain and the Meals that Brought Me Home Author: Jessica Fechtor Genre: Memoir, Autobiography, Food, Foodie, Cooking Publisher: Avery Published: June 23, 2015 Page Amount: 288 pages Blurb From Goodreads: At 28, Jessica Fechtor was happily immersed in graduate school and her young marriage, and thinking about starting a family. Then one day, she…