Let’s talk about SodaStream alternatives

I don’t like plain water that much so it’s fair to say that one of the most used appliances in my kitchen is my soda maker. I use it mainly to make sparkling water but I will also enjoy soda once in a while. I own a SodaStream that was

Vegan main dishes for Christmas

It’s no secret, ditching meat and other animal products is one of the most sustainable things you can do. It’s also one of the kindest. After all, isn’t the Christmas season all about joy, love and kindness? So forget about the dead birds and the ham! You don’t need meat

Vegan cinnamon rolls

I remember the first time I tried a cinnamon roll. I was 10 years old and we were visiting family friends in Kansas. Our now late friend Evelyn made the best ones in the world and boy they tasted good! She would bake a batch just for me each time

Nettle borek

Aaaah nettles! What would I do without you? Stinging nettles (Urtica dioica) are actually one of my favourite plants and I very often drink them as tea. It is known they have many medicinal uses, from reducing inflammation to lowering blood cholesterol and even treating cancer but mainly, they’re just

English plantain quiche

When you think of plantain, the first thing that comes to mind is probably the bananas. But we’re not talking about those today. Nope. We’re here to talk about a very common weed that grows everywhere around the world. And we are making a quiche with it. English plantain (Plantago

Ramson pesto

Wild garlic (Allium ursinum), also known as ramsons or bear’s garlic, is one of those forgotten plants that became popular again the last few years. Even though I grew up right next to a forest and even learned about its existence in Pharmacy school, I tasted it for the first

Quick Imam Bayildi

I promised it a while ago in my insta stories but I simply didn’t have the time to sit down and write: the imam bayildi recipe. The name speaks for itself: the imam faited… because it’s soooo good. This dish is an Ottoman classic made from eggplant (or aubergine if

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