Vertical Farming – The Future of Urban Agriculture

“Howard Odum, the noted ecologist, once remarked: 'Nature has all the answers. What is your question? Mine is, how can a city bio-mimic a functional ecosystem?'” Rise of the Vertical Farming VPRO documentary 2017 VERTICAL FARMIG: What's it all about? If you’re new to the concept of vertical farming, you might have no earthly idea what the term ...

Simple Heritage Tomato Salad

Simple Heritage Tomato Salad is a celebration of a humble tomato. I will be honest with you to say that I absolutely hate commercially produced tomatoes you get in a supermarket. Flavourless, tough and probably full of nasty pesticides. That is why I use heritage tomatoes wherever possible. This simple salad is one of the easiest ways to ...

Poached Egg on a Bed of Micro Greens

Poached Egg on a Bed of Microgreens is a slightly healthier alternative to your regular egg Florentine. And don’t be scared to poach and egg – it’s not that hard and all it takes is a little practice. However, if you don’t have much time in the morning but still want to try this recipe, replace ...

Burrata Heritage Tomatoes Micro Basil and Sunflower Shoots

Burrata Heiritage Tomatoes Basil and Sunflower Shoots is an elevated Caprese classic. The secret though is in best quality ingredients. That is why I’ve chosen the heirloom tomatoes carefully selected at my local market. Freshly cut micro basil and sunflower were brought from MiniCrops vertical farm which is literally next door. And of course, the best burrata available ...

Berry Compote and Peanut Butter Overnight Oats

Peanut butter and jam is definitely one of the most loved and popular flavour combination to go on toast. But I prefer a healthier option - Berry Compote and Peanut Butter Overnight Oats. Same flavours but way more nutritious and balanced meal to keep you up and running in the morning. I also have a little secret to ...

Apple Banana and Kiwi Berry Smoothie

This is not going to be your ordinary smoothie, trust me on that! There are two reasons why: one – I will be using Kiwi Berries (don’t mistake it for kiwi fruit) and two – there is a special ingredient Maximum Vibrance! I love adding Maximum Vibrance powder to my smoothies to make them even more ...

Cheese Smoky Grilled Corn on the Cob

Quite often the first thing people say when they find out that you are vegetarian or vegan is “but what about BBQ?!” Well… It doesn’t have to be all about meat when it comes to BBQ. Grilled vegetables and Asian style mushrooms, BBQ-flavoured tofu, let alone a whole bunch of veggie burgers and sausages available in ...

Matcha Green Tea Latte + GIVEAWAY

Although Matcha is a hit on Instagram today, it was popular in China and Japan for centuries. In fact, so popular that making and drinking tea became a traditional Japanese ritual – the Tea Ceremony. Very important and spectacular ritual performed by just one person with grace beauty and respect.It would be tricky to recreate the full ...

Super Green Pear Apple and Chia Seeds Smoothie

In my opinion presentation of the dish is very important. Even your everyday smoothie should make your eyes happy. That is why I like mixing two or even three different colour and thickness smoothies to create layers and patterns. This way your smoothie becomes exactly you want your life to be – healthy, beautiful and enjoyable. Super ...