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TEA WARE: spotlight on beautiful, useful and some quirky tea pots and cups from East to West

TEA WARE: spotlight on beautiful, useful and some quirky tea pots and cups from East to West

Your tea ware should be considered for the aesthetic appeal, but also for the type and age of the tea being served. Millennia of connoisseurship has tested that the brewing ...
Part II: packaged Food Trends in the age of informed convenience

Part II: packaged Food Trends in the age of informed convenience

Higher consumer consciousness about health and the quality of purchased food created the new food market - the [over]informed customer. I wrote about the evolution of taste and consumer preferences, ...
FOOD TRENDS: how fashionable food fads influence your plate

FOOD TRENDS: how fashionable food fads influence your plate

Trends are not invented. Food trends “reflect our contemporary world and spin up at a specific moment”, I learned during the four-weeks intensive course at the Ferrandi culinary institution based ...
On awareness: Light up the spark of life through love and wisdom

On awareness: Light up the spark of life through love and wisdom

Lasting success is largely based on the premise of awareness of reality and love. Giselle Bündchen, the highest ever paid fashion model, in the NYT interview in 2016 confessed: “Love, ...
Have better life with TEA: what tea time can do for you

Have better life with TEA: what tea time can do for you

​One cannot rush when tea is involved. A frantic pick me up tea time, is simply against the nature of the leafy beverage. Therefore, tea can be the missing tool ...
The art of happiness: how to remain humane, not robotised

The art of happiness: how to remain humane, not robotised

We can reflect better on recent happenings in the moments not in the midst of the fuss of life. This is why I am writing about happiness, giving and receiving ...
Puzzling out dietary myths: paleo, vegan or detox as the new millennial diet

Puzzling out dietary myths: paleo, vegan or detox as the new millennial diet

Should I go paleo, vegan or detox? Probably, like most people enchanted by the next superfood, you feel quite confused when dwelling on the idea of a healthy diet. If ...
Chefs and restaurants leading the sustainable change globally

Chefs and restaurants leading the sustainable change globally

With the silver screen stars from Roberto de Niro to Leonardo DiCaprio backing more responsible green projects, the general public is starting to listen more attentively to the sustainability echo ...
Food ecology: how to eat sustainably

Food ecology: how to eat sustainably

We are not living in a sustainable food system. The root of the manmade weed strangling the shoots of a blooming food ecology is that globalisation has further complicated our ...
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