Storytime : To the Sunday funday phenomenon. Recipe of Pan Seared Scallops with a mango chilli purée

In the restaurant industry, sundays are somewhat sacred. Working through blood sweat and tears to satisfy the cravings of the cosmopolitan belly, restaurant-folk use the colloquially-named sunday-funday as a chance to treat themselves with good food and wine. Most restaurants close on sundays, so industry nights in various locations are not an uncommon sight, and... Continue Reading →

ESSAY: Copenhell Revisited through Aesthetics

An analysis in theoretical aesthetics on the prevalence of Affect at Copenhell Festival.  (All photo credit to https://philipbh.com/  Back in my studies at RUC, I wrote an essay within the field of aesthetics with a case study on Copenhell. The essay explores the cathartic effects of the festival as a sanctuary for metal heads. Case Study:... Continue Reading →

Greece Theme: Gastro Cretan Stories

As I am no stranger to the indulgences found throughout the Cretan island, I feel an inclination to reintroduce Greek cuisine to others by highlighting some of my personal favourites. Following is a short photo series of some great dishes that I tried on my last trip to Crete. As Sir Rowan Atkinson so smoothly... Continue Reading →

Introducing: Sacred awe

Sacred Awe “The highest point a man can attain is not Knowledge, or Virtue, or Goodness, or Victory, but something even greater, more heroic and more despairing: Sacred Awe!” ― Nikos Kazantzakis, Zorba the Greek Taken from one of the most inspiring modern pieces of literature, Kazantzakis words resonate with me in ways that few other authors... Continue Reading →

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