THINK: The insanity of our times

I would like to take a moment to share with you the absurdity with which our world leaders are addressing the world food crisis. Or as they would like us to think, what food crisis?

Following the meeting of G8 (Group of Eight) nations  in July 2008, over an 18-course banquet prepared by 60 chefs the following declaration was made,

“We are deeply concerned that the steep rise in global food prices coupled with availability problems in a number of developing countries is threatening global food security. The negative impacts of this recent trend could push millions more back into poverty.”

Deeply concerned? Continue reading

MAKE: JAMMING IT UP!!!

I think you can tell a lot about a person by the contents of their fridge. I guess that also depends on whether they’ve done the shopping recently or not, but nevertheless when I am in someones home I have a compulsive tendency (and a sometimes insatiable urge) to open and peruse the contents of their food life!!

So on my recent trip to England, and after becoming sufficiently acquainted with my boyfriends beautiful family (which didn’t take very long!!!) I was grateful to be delving into a new world of deliciousness!

I love that there seems to be common staples throughout many kitchens, yet all with regional variations. Continue reading