Month: September 2016

Sweet potato facts

Fries, wedges, brunoise, whole; deep fried, pan fried, oven baked; do I need to say more? There is no doubt about it that Sweet potato fries are a big trend and you can find them on almost every single menu in the city. I do not know when it started, I do not know when it will end, but I do know that I love it. But how healthy are these orange coloured, -earthy, -oddly shaped veggies actually? Here are some benefits: Sweet potatoes can have many varieties; from white to orange and even purple! Research suggests that sweet potatoes may reduce episodes of low blood sugar and insulin resistance in people with diabetes as they are low on the glycemic index scale (measurement carried out on carbohydrate-containing food on our blood sugar). Sweet potatoes are high in vitamin B6, it reduces chemical homocysteine that is linked to degenerative diseases including heart attacks. Sweet potatoes contain iron and sources of magnesium which supports your immune system and can even reduce stress! They are low in fat and cholestrol! The …

The best Sunday Roast? Brunch at Park Kitchen

After some  cry-worthy rainy -and cloudy days in London, the sun finally decided to come back to us for some last summer sunshine. A. and I got up early to head to North West London for brunch at Park Kitchen and exploring Ikea afterwards. It would be quite a journey  for us- about an hour or so – and the tube lines around us were closed due to maintenance, but even having those minor issues the trip was almost smoothly: Just before Willesden Junction the train

The Travel List

Photo credit: Even though I love traveling, I feel like I didn’t really been doing it a lot. There is so much to see and when I see the photos and status updates from people I know who are about to go on their own adventure, it makes me a bit jealous. We are planning on traveling through

Mussels, mussles, mussles: Belgo’s Holborn

Do you love mussels? We do! A. told  me about Belgo before when he visited their location in Holborn with friends. And of course wanted to take me here as well. So that day came to have a dinner date with a pint of Belgian beer and a big bowl of mussels – Romantic eh? -. Belgo Bar & Restaurant have various locations in London: Centraal, Soho, Noord, Holborn, Bromley and Nottingham,- Holborn is the closest location for us as we can feel a bit lazy sometimes to travel longer than half an hour from home – We already sigh when

My love for Matcha: Soft Serve Society London

Hi there! Long time no speak, I can apologise again but I have been doing that quite often lately. I am just glad that you are still here waiting for me to write another story that makes your tummy grumbling. I promised to blog consistently every Thursday and Sunday, but I haven’t kept this promise – please, forgive meeee –. I think it may be wise for me to schedule some posts in advance more and the only thing I have to do then is upload it. The thing with that is, is that I am a person that changes her mind a lot: I can change my clothing three to five times a day; the same goes for my hair, and asking the man for some advise on what to do with my hair or what I should wear