There is an old Vaudeville saying: ‘‘If you’re not appearing, you’re disappearing.’’ Our radio silence for the past 4 months might have led a handful of readers to believe that we are finally scrapping ViTRINE off our do-list at 72 Smalldive. The hiatus of ViTRINE was due to an expected flow of work from our online partnership with Amazon UK, and as well as a lack of a probable answer as to how ViTRINE should grow as a monthly newsletter in coherence with […]
Whilst in Paris for my summer vacation, I visited La Flûte Gana, a bakery run by the three daughters of the famous baker Bernard Ganachaud. I bought my bauguette and with some time to spare, I decided to take a stroll through the peaceful garden at Père Lachaise cemetry. My unplanned stroll led me to the tomb of Arman, a French-born American artist best known for his “accumulations” and destruction/recomposition of objects. The chance ‘encounter’ incidentally brought to mind of an exhibition which I visited […]
The ViTRINE team was treated to a cocktail prepared by a rather special barista during their visit to Expo Milano: a robot. Makr Shakr is, as claimed by the design company Carlo Ratti Associati, the first robotic bar – capable of mixing, shaking and serving more than 100 cocktail recipes, as well as the variants suggested by consumers via a custom-designed app. Makr Shakr is up and running in Piazza Italia at the Expo venue, where all visitors over 18 years of […]
August and September are the months when tomatoes are at their ripest. I always take advantage of these months when good tasty tomatoes are easily available to whip up a scrumptious tomato pasta sauce or tomato curry. As I savor the sweet and flavorful sauce, which one could easily make from scratch, I also lament about the impending cooler months, when tomatoes tend to be relatively less dense and hence a blander in taste. Well, I decided I should lament no more and spend a […]
Readers with skeptical views about love and Valentine’s Day may wish to know that love, like healthy bean sprouts, may be cultivated…through meaningful and engaging questions.
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I juice every morning, but it takes the moon to turn blue for me to happily include kale in my juicing routine! So Martha’s green smoothies seem a more viable and palatable alternative to juicing kale, brocoli, and cabbage!
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If you have a guest, he or she may think you have kidnapped a trattoria cook to prepare this seemingly sophisticated meal!
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