Farm to Fork: Sustainable Fishing

sustainable fishing This is the third post in my “Farm to Fork” series in which I am trying to make up my mind about some of the important ethical issues surrounding where our food comes from, this week the focus is on sustainable fishing.

Fish and seafood play a part in some of my most vivid childhood memories; my mother placing live lobster into steaming pans, delicate pale pink whole salmon presented on special occasions and even waiting in the fluorescent light of the local fish and chip shop for the warm parcels of battered cod for our dinner. So you can understand why a fish lover like me would approach this topic with a little apprehension – I really didn’t want to talk myself in to renouncing fish forever. Continue reading

Japan in Food- Highlights from my travels

IMG_3877 Japanese cuisine is so much more than just sushi! From bee larvae to horse intestines I really made the most of my 5 weeks in Japan this summer to try as much delicious and crazy food  as I possibly could. It was 10 months ago that I wrote this post getting extremely excited about booking my trip to my dream destination and today, finally, I’d like to share with you some of my most memorable food experiences in this amazing country.

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