Do or Diet: Fishcakes

Pearl 8: Changing Thinking and Speaking We are going to change the way you think and speak about food. You are going to practice saying: “I am desperate for a salad!” “I couldn’t eat anything other than fruit.” “Just a wafer-thin slice, please.” “I rarely eat bread.” “I love celery!” “Nothing sweet for me thank… [Read More]

Take 5 for Students: Croatian Chicken and Potato Stew

Croatian Chicken and Potato Stew: Sweet paprika, tomatoes, garlic, potatoes, chicken. While student-touring around Croatia, my son experienced this dish in situ and recreated it at home. He found the food to be quite rustic – sort of Mediterranean meets Eastern Europe. Croatians often cook in wood-fired ovens and use local produce of course –… [Read More]

Social Cooking

Imagine a group of 21 women gathering in a purpose-built social cooking space to celebrate impending nuptials. 20 friends, family and close work colleagues rallied, in their heels, to enthusiastically wish the bride to be the very best for the future. Work stations were set up with necessary ingredients and equipment while champagne was poured,… [Read More]

Do or Diet: Pea and Feta Dip

Pearl 5: The Glory of Negative Calorific Foods I was absolutely thrilled and delirious to discover the existence of negative calorific foods. Can you believe such a thing?! Imagine, if you will, the spectacular impact of eating something that makes you lose weight! Thus ends the lesson for today. I just want you to absorb… [Read More]