Food for thought

If you really want to make a friend, go to someone’s house and eat with him – the people who give you their food give you their heart.

Cesar Chavez

On this page and in the drop down menu you will find links to my reflections and musings on the relationship between good food and friendship in the places where I live and travel. You can also learn more about the ideas behind ese ne tekrema and what the name means here


Cabs, kofte and Kurdish cuisine

Opening doors and hearts: food and friendship in Mondovi

Less is more: a morning at Mondovi’s mercato contadino


Mixing it up in the Philippines: the story of halo-halo

Myanmar, Momo and me