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Christmassy Poland & Kraków Bagels (Obwarzanek)

For an old city, Kraków feels young. Sure there are plenty of wizened folk walking their matching dogs, plenty haunched over their breakfasts or selling obwarzanek krakowski, but Kraków itself—as a cultural centre and urban dwelling place—feels young in the sense that it’s just getting back … Continue reading

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Alegría (Amaranth Candy) & Courage in Dorset

I find myself prattling on about etymology and language here as much as I do about food and travel, but perhaps the most relevant association to date is this one: alegría in Spanish means “joy”—and that’s exactly what the process of … Continue reading

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Whole Wheat Za’atar Manakish

Apologies for the travel hiatus! I thought that I’d have some time in Thailand to put up a post, but it turns out I was too busy shoving food into my mouth. I’m currently in the midst of a convoluted … Continue reading

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