Around the globe in 80 plates: Japan

Around the globe in 80 plates: Japan

As well as being delicious it is packed full of health benefits, and with its long history, miso soup is more than just a dish, it’s very much a part of Japanese culture, and it is said, to eat miso soup is to be Japanese. The history of this dish goes back to ancient times. [...]

Around the globe in 80 plates: Italy

Around the globe in 80 plates: Italy

How it then became spaghetti alla puttanesca furthers this dishes mystery. As the word puttana means whore in Italian, many believe it came from the brothels and the woman that “worked the night shift" during World War II, being that it was a quick and easy dish to put together between “obligations”. However, others believe [...]

Meatball curry

Meatball curry

I bloody LOVE a curry. I’m lucky because my mum makes a pretty great one. I say one, it’s always different and she never remembers what goes in it. She’s very much an eyeball cook. She throws in whatever she has and somehow it just always works. This time however i have ingredients, and I’m [...]