Culture, Food, Sustainable Living, Wanderlust

Thinking about mestizaje of food cultures

delicious revolution

delicious revolution

As we listened to 📻 👉🏼 Norma Listman talking on the mestizaje of food cultures in Mexico and Cali we found ourself putting a spoon of cruchy (do I need to say super organic) 🍴 👉🏼 peanut butter into our veggie soup. How interesting to think about how recipes change and adapt to what ingredients are available.

NATURE VIEW BRISTOL

And than we left Bristol behind and took to the fields, picked up blackberries and cooked them up to eat them with pancakes made of barley flour.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Close your eyes and think of England 🇬🇧

flight

So, I said Adéu Barcelona, and got on a flight to Bristol.

 

Hello England! Season of croissants & tinto de verano is over now, fall came upon us and I will be sipping on organic, red bush, naturally caffeine free Earl Grey with Hemp milk sweetened by honey from Essential Trading Co – operative.

dazed and cake

And with Tea there`s gotta be a cake! Chocolate cherry & cranberry muffin – vegan  from a co-op run restaurant is Stoke Scroft.

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Day of Catalunya

catalunya day

 

Look at all the revolutionaries waving their cheap ass, slave made flags and sipping McCoffee preaching “Democracy for All”.  lol #solidarity

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Magic in the streets

Street party in the neighborhood of Grácia.

magic in the streets

flying books

Greetings from Spain!

lenin

flying Lenin

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Moments of Zen

Just another gem of modern architecture. Come and hide from the outside chaos. You will feel a calming vibe after approximately 30s of sitting on the “Barcelona chair” the icon of modernism (after you`ve been standing around, waiting for your turn for about 10 mins). Radical simplicity combined with the finest materials … why can’t we all live like this?

barcelona chair

Barcelona chair

pavilon

Mies Van Dr Rohe Pavilon

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Water is life!

One of the reasons I really enjoy living in Barcelona are the water fountains/hydrants everywhere.

 

How tragic that Rome had to turn of its historic water fountains due to drought. For the first time since ancient times. Read here.

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Out & about

Little reminder, life ain`t bad when you see this on the way to buy sustainable sourced eco Nesquick.

Casa Vincent is one of Gaudí`s earliest works. Currently under reconstruction to be opened for public for the first time as a museum this fall.

 

My shopping is from Veritas, a store hated by some for riding on the wave of Barcelona`s gentrification and loved by others, you know the story. Should I have walked couple of meters down the road to the co – op? Yes! Am I happy my juice has no sugar and my cereals have no chemicals? Yes!

zumo de uva negra

 

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