Disclaimer: I have to start the title with ‘Science’, just in case any of you think that this is a recipe about how to make your rice with (more) arsenic. Early February, I was informed by the husband about several … Continue reading Science How-to: Rice and Arsenic
It is quite apt really, to post this now, as I am flying off to Geneva again today! I will be going to Paris later, but I thought I’d better post something about this ‘City of Refugees’ (known because … Continue reading Geneva; again. (Guide forthcoming!)
While in Switzerland, we stayed in Leysin. It’s a few kilometres away from the wonderful lake-side town of Montreux. I managed to spend a few hours at the famous salt mine on a guided tour. I would recommend this – … Continue reading Bex Salt Mines
It is the second day of the Olympic Games in Rio, and I think it’ll be a fitting time to post about the time I went to visit the Olympic Museum in Lausanne, Switzerland. The museum was founded in 1993, … Continue reading Olympic Museum in Lausanne, Switzerland.
I recently went to the Cycladic Art Museum here in Athens with my good friend Eliza. The exhibition we went to see is close to my heart – 10% of the proceeds goes to METAdrasi – an NGO I have been … Continue reading Ai Weiwei at The Museum of Cycladic Art, Athens
Update: Week 2 is approaching! You can go and try the wonderful food on offer, plus, a new addition to the food truck section, the famous pastry shop ‘Konstantinidis’! (no relation!) I went to see the Athens Street Food … Continue reading Update: Athens Street Food Festival, 20-22 & 27-29 May.
I shall be away for several days, (Holiday! with my family) and I will flood my social media accounts with my Instagram posts while I am away. I have 2 posts scheduled here on airinie.com while I am away, and … Continue reading Geneva, here I come!
Food fads come and go, but there is one food ‘trend’ that has captured the hearts (and stomachs) of many Greeks and foreigners here living in Athens; and it is here to stay: falafels. I encountered Falafellas a few years … Continue reading Makan-makan Athens: Falafel Wars
I recently went to Mirch again, and had their extremely spicy (yet yummy!) Chicken Vindaloo. And I noticed that I have yet to post a proper curry recipe, and so I thought that I would do that during the long Greek … Continue reading Spices: Garam Masala Mix
Last Sunday, I spent a part of the day spending time with Alison walking around Athens as part of the OpenAthensWalk which was exciting. We were together with Omaira and her 2 boys for most of the walk. But at around … Continue reading Zampano’s Sunday Brunch
I spent an afternoon recently with Alison from Viv@ellada in downtown Athens, wandering about and trying different food. Alison will have a post about ‘cheap places to eat’ in Athens that I will link up here soon. (Update: Here it … Continue reading Makan-makan Athens: Eastern Flavours: Part 1
This holiday season was a blast! My sister came on Christmas Day, and we went up North to the mountain cabin to spend a few days there. We expected cold weather, but what we got was a very warm autumn. … Continue reading Holiday Season in Athens