In Lebanon, Man’oushé is usually rolled out thinly, and eaten rolled up or folded. The Lebanese garnish it with a nice mixture of olive oil, zata’r, and fresh mint as well as cucumbers and tomatoes. That is a really refreshing breakfast or snack. Since I live in a van, I prefer making the small breads … Continue reading Man’oushé
strange encounters of the covid kind | Trapani (si) It is Saturday in the city of Trapani, Sicily. I am sitting in a laundromat taking advantage of the beautiful spring day that inspired the entire population to vacate the city and drive to the countryside. I am alone so I load every washing machine, hoping to … Continue reading Meeting superman in the laundromat.
Eco-innovator uses coffee grounds, oregano and dirt to rebuild thriving local bee populations – Mongiona (CA) Andrea Rullo is not your typical Calabrian farmer. With a degree in automotive production systems and a career as head of production for one of Europe’s most renowned high end engine makers, at 29 he decided to return to … Continue reading Saving bees, one coffee at a time…
As the summer heat sets in and the van gets as hot as an oven, my desire to cook hot meals dwindles quickly and my craving for fresh vegetables and herbs takes over. One of my favorite goto dishes, which can be served hot or cold, is a rucola pesto pasta originally taught to me … Continue reading Summer Rucola Pesto
John Pendray is a living book of the seas and the ships men use to navigate it. In his studio, Pendray explores the diverse cultural similarities among vessels in disparate parts of the world and the reasons why.
It is the nature of creatives, artisans and social protagonists to be flexible and forward looking. Who better to adapt or inspire constructive societal change during this pandemic crisis?
In 2010, the RV Heraclitus and Ecotechnics began the Mediterranean Oral History project documenting the living culture and heritage of the peoples of the Mediterranean coast.
Rania Tabbara, an art and design advocate, has been at the forefront of Lebanon’s creative scene for two decades using Art to provoke open dialogue across religion, gender and generations.
Starting from the Orange Coast of Spain, via the Costa Blanca to Andalusia: this film takes us on a first person, cultural journey dominated by smells, tastes and sounds.