Category Archives: Food

Jānis gets Yummier

Since our first meeting, Yummy Jānis and I have been restricted to getting to know each other better via Facebook as he lives in Jelgava (of all places). It’s been an eye-opening experience. For example, I recently discovered that Yummy is quite … Continue reading

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East is East

I know I said I was taking a little break, but well, then this happened: http://www.jamieoliver.com/news-and-blogs/blogs/latvia-culinary-gem/ ‘This’ is a blog post by a British guy called Kevin Carr who’s attempting to claim the Guinness World Record for ‘The fastest circumnavigation … Continue reading

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An O’Goddess in the kitchen

The Latvian men in my life see me as many different things – unintentionally hilarious Irish person, friend, drinking buddy, teacher, last-minute proofreader, shoulder to cry on when their mad Latvian girlfriend does something mad, Plan B girlfriend… However, the one … Continue reading

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Flour Power (or lack thereof)

I have never bought flour in my life. There, I’ve said it. I am a flour-buying virgin. I have managed to survive 35 years on this planet without ever needing to buy it. I’ve never been ashamed of this fact. … Continue reading

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Food glorious food?

One of the best things about travelling is discovering the local cuisine in every country you visit. France, Spain, Italy, Greece, Turkey to name but a few – take your taste buds on a trip to any of these places … Continue reading

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