2017 – An honest review

This time last year, I was ending my 2016 blog post with the following resolution: I decided not to make too many plans for 2017. I have one main goal this time – become even better at dealing with change. Ha! Be careful what you wish for, they say. And that is exactly what the…

Traditional Romanian Cabbage Rolls (Sarmale)

Quite a few of you asked me on Instagram to share my mom’s vegan ‘Sarmale’ recipe, aka stuffed cabbage rolls. Whilst this dish exists traditionally in other Eastern European and Middle Eastern countries, it is definitely one of the most popular here in Romania. It’s usually made with meat, but mastering a delicious vegan version…

My first Supper Club: behind the scenes

Two weeks into my decision to (once again) quit a corporate job for the dream of entrepreneurial ‘bliss’ and flexibility, I decided to organise a Supper Club. And so I made the first step towards this goal by booking a lovely little venue in East London on 10 Cable Street. A few weeks went by and it sold out. A combination of pride and panic was taking over me gradually. I didn’t sleep the night before.In the car, I called my dad and told him I’m not sure how I am going to do this…