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Reflections in times of Coronavirus

Since Saturday March 14th, when the State of Alarm was announced in Spain, we have been confined to our houses for the double purpose of not becoming infected with COVID-19 ourselves and not collapsing our health care system, which since the 2008 crisis has been operating at minimum levels.  This is our sixth week living …

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Cities Food Health Lifestyle Tokyo

Lockdown lessons and recipes from Miica’s “Bio Labo House”

Friend and food creator Miica Fran has traveled Japan and Europe to discover the meaning of “wabi-sabi” and sustainable living, inspiring her to start an experimental zero-waste kitchen “Bio Labo House” in Tokyo. Miica shared with me her stories and the steps she takes to reduce waste, as well as a lovely lockdown recipe for Lyonnais cassoulet to help us feel cozy and connected during these tough times of isolation.

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Food Health Lifestyle Tokyo

How the concept of Wabi-Sabi calls us to celebrate the beauty in imperfection

Hola people of the future! I welcome you to take a comfy seat at our table, taste our delicious food, drink our sparkling sake, and get to know the brave and beautiful women of Japan. Yes, I’m still daydreaming of the first of a series of delicious, intimate lunch gatherings we’ve hosted in Tokyo. Together, these magnificent women and I explored the wisdom of the Japanese concept of “wabi-sabi” – the beauty of things imperfect, transient, and incomplete — as a simple approach to reducing food waste and embracing our imperfections.

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Barcelona Health

Sustainable period

Recently I read an article in the Huffington Post. If a woman without kids has her period for the first time with 13 years and for the last time with 51, that’s 38 years with approximately 456 menstruation cycles. If each period lasts between 3 and 7 days, that’s 2.280 days, or 6,25 years (!) …

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Little Green Kitchen

Book review – Simple vegetarian family recipes How do daily vegetarian meals look like for a family? As a mother of a 3-year-old toddler and a baby of 10 months, I am asking myself this question quite a lot. Even though I am following dozens of food blogs and chefs on Instagram and keep myself …

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