• food & drinks

    {RECIPE} Olive, Goat Cheese & Bacon Pasta

    In the times of convenience food, carry out, glutamate, flavor enhancers, additives and so on, it almost seems as if we had lost our sense of taste. We overpower it with artificial flavors every day and have almost forgotten how to taste simple and natural things. Hence I like cooking with simple staple ingredients, the fewer, the better, like that you can taste the texture and complexity of each ingredient. Also, in this summer heat, I don’t really want to spend too much time in a hot and steamy kitchen, I do love cooking, but sometimes it has to be simple, quick and easy. Pasta is one of these things…

  • behind the scenes,  blogging & SEO

    Writer’s Block, Self-Doubt and Creative Outlets

    I am usually not the type to make a whole post about how terribly sorry I am about not blogging regularly – or at all – for a while, but in this special case, there is a little more to it than simple excuses and sorries and wallowing in self-pity. I have hit a huge writer’s block…. Not too uncommon, they come and go, but this one, this one is far different, stronger and it comes with more than just a pure block when it comes to writing, it comes with thoughts of inadequacy, insufficiency and lack of competence and a general feeling that whatever I produce is not good…