Wednesday, 25 May 2016

Ready to Launch :: Food Trucks, Blogging and... Sunday Nights

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Startup Kit

How you can get started in the mobile food industry, whether you want to own a food truck, cart, trailer, kiosk or other on-the-go food business... The Legal Side of Owning a Food Truck via

Why most people will tell you they don't look forward to Sunday evenings? 12 things successful people do on Sunday nights via Business Insider

Different communities may attract different kinds of entrepreneurs... 30 Top Cities for Women Entrepreneurs via

A lack of personal capital shouldn’t stop you from pursuing your dreams... How to Start a Business With (Almost) No Money via

On Blogging

...And while there are many articles written about why you should blog to grow your business or become an expert or make a whole bunch of money—the best recommendations are still found in the personal realization that blogging changes you, the writer... 15 Reasons I Think You Should Blog via, and How to Start a Successful Blog Today via The Minimalists

Travel Bites

This is why you should never store milk on the top shelf of the fridge via Mirror Online

Why you should never give a Russian yellow flowers or make a toast with water in Germany: The extreme superstitions tourists should know from around the world... The extreme superstitions tourists should know from around the world via Daily Mail Online

There’s something unusual about Cooperativa Agraria Cafetalera, Peru’s coffee co-operative... ‘Women’s Coffee’ creates opportunity via SBS Food

Sunday, 1 May 2016

In Season :: AperiTapas, Springtime Rituals, Fava Beans and Pecorino Romano

Springtime Food Styling :: Pasta, Fava Beans and Pecorino Romano via

Still-Life: Fresh "Fava Beans" in a freezer bag...
Styling: Orsola Ciriello Kogan | photo: ©SerenaEller


“When the first fine spring days come, and the earth awakes and assumes its garment of verdure, when the perfumed warmth of the air blows on our faces and fills our lungs, and even appears to penetrate to our heart, we feel vague longings for undefined happiness, a wish to run, to walk at random, to inhale the spring.” ~ Guy de Maupassant

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Stuzzichino primaverile di reminiscenza laziale... Il bello della semplicità I crostini con fave e pecorino via

In Season

Known for their vibrant color and buttery, almost earthy notes, favas are one of the most prized beans of spring... Farmers market report: Fava beans are in season. Here are 9 recipes via LA Times

It's springtime, look for fresh shell-on beans at your farmers market... 10 Fava Bean Recipes for Our Favorite Dark Horse Legume via SAVEUR

There's no denying that these fresh, meaty beans are delicious, and they are in season right now, so grab them up! How To Pick, Clean and Prepare Fava Beans via The Kitchn

Also known as broad beans, they’re green and tender, sweet and meaty... Fava Bean Recipes That Will Make You Forget All About Hannibal Lecter via

Recipes to try:

Fresh fava beans are a treat not to be missed... 5 Fantastic Ways to Cook Fava Beans via The Kitchn

An ancient member of the pea family, with a nutty taste and buttery texture an their own... Fava Bean Recipes via Martha Stewart

~ Marinated Fava Beans via Feasting At Home

~ Appetizer, Al Fresco, Dinner Party... Broad Beans, Garlic & Feta Bruschetta | Vegetable Recipes | Jamie Oliver

~ Golden Beet and Fava Bean Salad via From The Land We Live On

Wednesday, 20 April 2016

How To Eat and Drink Healthy(ish) :: DIY Soda, Cocktails and Food Perfume

Roma, Tartarughine all'isola Tiberina... photo: ©ockstyle


As the saying goes :: More haste less speed -
Come dice il proverbio :: Chi va piano, va sano e va lontano

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Healthy(ish) Eating

What should we eat, and what are we tempted to eat? Apparently it exists a promised land of deliciousness where heart-healthy and pan-fried live in harmony... How To Eat Healthy(ish) via GQ

When people ask how my upbringing influenced my taste in music and work as a performer, I’ve always turned to... Recipe for Disaster: Mom's Chocolate Chip Cookies, for My Mom via Village Voice

Tasting Notes

Making soda at home is a fun and creative outlet as well. You can teach your kids about the differences between making your own products and buying products... How to Make Healthy Homemade Soda via

Homemade Gingerale Source: Blog

Mixology DIY

Forget the catch-all bowl of punch... Herby, floral mixes for spring: 15 sweet, sour and refreshing cocktails to make at home via Stylist Magazine

Food Hacking

Akihiko Iyoda demonstrates how to change the taste of food by spraying it with perfume... Smelling delicious can make you really hungry... Food Perfume via MUNCHIES

Food for thought

Maisel has traveled to the village and says people there don't seem to be trying very hard to stay healthy... In One Italian Village, Nearly 300 Residents Are Over 100 Years Old via NPR

One of the main things we know about taste is that liking is a consequence of familiarity... In Baby's 'First Bite,' A Chance To Shape A Child's Taste via

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