Category: What to Eat

My Kitty Ishtar and Red Wine Velvet Cake

As I get older, the ties to home fade and today I learned that my kitty Ishtar has passed away. I’m so, so, so sad. She was a skittish cat, but she loved me and felt safe with me. I was the only one who could pick her up. When I arrived home she would show up outside my window and meow to be let in. From that moment until I left to go back,…

Five Books on Food Writing to Make You Love Life

Food is the centre of my life. Being hypoglycaemic, I have to eat proper meals with timed snacks so I don’t function like a turd. Basically, when my blood sugar level goes down, all my years of social conditioning from infancy to adulthood disintegrate and I turn into a rabid animal. I can’t listen, I can’t hear, I feel nauseous, I hate people standing too close to me, and it takes a lot of control…

Recipe: Lemon Olive Oil Cake

It’s a holiday weekend, the sun is shining and I feel like doing something special.  I love lemons and I love olive oil, so here’s a neat Lemon Olive-Oil Cake that you can eat for breakfast, afternoon tea or after-dinner. I looked at some different recipes from around the internet and I decided to use this Lemon Olive-Oil Cake recipe from Gourmet Magazine. But since I’m here in London, I had to convert the recipe…

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