Black bean burgers with coriander and red pepper

The vegetarian patties that is the essence of a veggie burger, has existed in various forms for decades in the Eurasian cuisine. In Middle Eastern and Indian cuisine it is common with patties and veggieballs like falafel, and vegetarian burgers are now commonly found in many parts of the world. What I love about vegetarian […]

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Travel Photo – Sunrise in Murchison Falls

I think I can count on one hand how many sunrises I have seen – I´m far from a morning riser, I just love to sleep over what most people call morning. I have seen a few though, one of them is this amazing sunrise in Murchison Falls national park in northern Uganda. You can […]

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Travel Photo – Nairobi skyline

This week´s photo is taken from the view point above Uhuru Park – the park of freedom – with the Nairobi skyline behind the park. Today is the Election Day of Kenya, and after the riots after the election five years ago the winner of the election is not the only matter of this election […]

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Vegetarian phrases Farsi

Farsi or Persian is the official language in Iran. Historically this has been an important language through the Persian Empire, and is written by the Persian alphabet, which is an adapted version of the Arabic alphabet. You will find many restaurants with menus in both Farsi and English, but you will probably stumble upon some with […]

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Travel Photo – Tuareg in Timbuktu

I met this amazing Tuareg with the powerful glance between the sets of beautiful and exotic rhythms from the stages among the sand dunes of the southern Sahara outside Timbuktu. I was working as a volunteer on the Festival au Desert, and I was totally fascinated by the Tuaregs who had dressed up themselves and […]

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Where to eat: TerraZen – Amsterdam, Netherlands

I was invited to Amsterdam last November to join a meet-up with writers for Spotted By Locals – and after some fabulous days with my co-spotters from all over Europe I used my last evening to relax and find some great vegetarian food in town. I ended up on TerreZen after reading great reviews of […]

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Hummus

Hummus is an Arabic word meaning chickpeas – and the full Arabic name of this dish is hummus bi tahini.  This is exactly what the name says – a dip or a spread made from chickpeas with tahin. For those of you who do not know tahini, this is a paste made from sesame seeds. […]

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Travel Photo – Windmill

I have always had a fascination for windmills, especially the old ones that you find in the villages along the coast of Denmark. Originally the windmills were used for milling grain and pumping water. The windmill is known to go back as far as to the first century in Greece, and it has been used […]

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Mongolia Rally Diary – Iran

Iran was one of the highlights on the list of the 18 countries I was passing through last summer. My family and friends were skeptical to our decision to pass through a country which is often described as discriminatory and dangerous in the media – especially for women. Let me tell you, Iran from the […]

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Photo Essay – Camden Market

I remember Camden town as one of the highlights from my first visit in London about more than years ago – I was so excited to have found the coolest place on earth!  I had not done much travelling by then, and loved the exotic mix of people, stalls and small shops that Camden offered. […]

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