Creamy Avocado Soup with Grapes and Cucumber

Creamy Avocado Soup with Grapes and Cucumber

Avocado is my typical go-to ingredient when I want to make guacamole or prepare a salad. It also comes in handy if you want to avoid using butter in your baking. This time though, I wanted to go for something slightly more unusual. I knew from experience that avocado and cucumber pair well together, and when […]

My Somewhat VIP Experience at Camp Nou

My Somewhat VIP Experience at Camp Nou

Some say the best things in life are free, and you don’t really get what they’re talking about until something incredibly awesome happens, like being invited to watch a Champions League match at Camp Nou (FC Barcelona vs. Atlético de Madrid)! Yes it was terribly last notice, and yes it was because someone more important cancelled, but still, free VIP seats are still free VIP seats and […]

Going Spring Onion Crazy in Catalonia

Going Spring Onion Crazy in Catalonia

Ever heard of a calçotada? If you’ve never been to Catalonia, chances are you might be hearing about this for the first time. I personally only discovered calçots after moving to Barcelona, and I have to admit, it took some practicing before I finally mastered the art of eating Catalan spring onions without getting myself covered in sauce or ash […]

Vegan Travels – Milan

Vegan Travels – Milan

I recently travelled to Milan and I have to say I enjoyed it more than expected. After hearing it was just another industrial city with little to see, I was somewhat sceptical but I decided to start my journey without any prejudice. I can see how Milan is not as exciting as Barcelona or Prague, but it does have a lot of qualities – […]

It’s Not Easy Being Vegan!

It’s Not Easy Being Vegan!

Yes, being vegan in a carnivore society does have its challenges, especially when your friends take you to have dinner at restaurants that aren’t all that vegetarian-friendly.You wouldn’t even believe how many odd conversations I’ve had with waiters trying to explain why fish is still meat, or why eggs are not like vegetables. It’s not easy being […]