After many years on WordPress I have decided to move to a new domain: thestandardoftaste.org My old blog will remain here, and at some stage I will try to move some of its content over to the new site. There are some changes to the new Standard, and a new design. I do hope you […]Read more "The Standard has moved!"
You could not have missed the fact that it has been some time since my last blog post. Unfortunately this is going to continue for a bit longer. I have a deadline for the submission of my PhD: December 31st. I have been working on this PhD for 5 years, and I cannot even imagine […]Read more "No more blogging until the new year."
Many weeks ago now we had a dinner party where I tried to tie together the different courses by repeating certain ingredient components. We started with these hallomi and aubergine (eggplant) stacks with pomegranate jewels and pomegranate syrup; followed by a main of baked salmon with dill yoghurt and a lemony cucumber and dill salad; […]Read more "Aubergine (Eggplant) and Halloumi Stacks with Pomegranate Syrup"
I haven’t been posting for the last few months – I seem to post more when I am working less and vice versa, so this should be taken as a very good sign. On top of making real progress with my PhD, I have been in Riga, Latvia for a conference, back in New York […]Read more "Almond and Lemon Cake with Pomegranate Syrup"
For most people there are milestones of ‘food freedom’ dotted throughout their lives. You move from having all your food provided by (and all your eating practices dictated by) your parents, to experiencing the first time you find yourself with money on the way home from school, and no one to stop you from spending […]Read more "Patatas Bravas"
About a month ago I read an article in the New Yorker that left me thinking: I want to be a ‘proper’ food writer. It was a review of British food writer and historian Bee Wilson’s book “Consider the Fork: A History of How We Cook and Eat”, a study of how the food we […]Read more "Food Writing Worth Reading"
Ok – I have never actually made this while hung over. But whenever I make it, it strikes me as exactly the meal I should make if I were. Like probably all of you, I have a very intricate system of bookmarking, particularly when it comes to online recipes that I want to try out. […]Read more "Hangover Spaghetti"