Around the globe in 80 plates: Sweden

Around the globe in 80 plates: Sweden

Today is Thursday, and that means today you eat Yellow split pea soup and pancakes, if you live in Sweden anyways. The tradition of eating yellow split pea soup goes all the way back to the middle ages. It is thought that the soup was eaten on a Thursday as a hearty and fulfilling dish [...]

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 [...]