Food!

Thai street food

Clew is in a Thai mood with our photographer Lisbeth Ganer’s fabulous photo series from Bangkok. This week’s focus is on food, so let’s not content ourselves to looking at food photos – let’s make Thai food! Street food is a huge must when in Bangkok, but if you’re not going there any time soon, […]

Violet edition: Energy food

Clew’s recent colour musings have been leading up to this magnificent colour: Violet. Violet as in creativity, poetry, flowers, mystery, expectation…and Clew. Violet is Clew’s colour, and it is often regarded as the colour of wisdom and creativity. So our 3rd anniversary edition (already!) will revive some of our old words of wisdom and creativity. This is […]

A fishy feast

So we’re all more stuffed with Christmas food than a giant turkey and we can stand the smell of it no more. Quite often it’s the said turkey or some meat’n potatoes variation. Tradition oblige. But how about fish?

Homemade sweets for Christmas

Here are a few quick ideas for festive family fun in the kitchen:

RAW!

Sushi artists at work – captured by Clew photographer Lisbeth. Or… “I’m not making art, I’m making sushi.” – Masaharu Morimoto (the Iron Chef) “In Japanese sushi restaurants, a lot of sushi chefs talk too much.” -Masa Takayama (owner of 3 star Michelin restaurant Masa in Manhattan) “Kids are now eating things like edamame and sushi. […]

How to… make salad dressings

It is so easy and cheap to go out and buy what you need ready made, so do we really need to make our own? Of course we do, not only because it tastes better but also because you control the ingredients and their freshness! Clew’s Alison show you how to!

How to… make mayo and meringues

It is so easy and cheap to go out and buy what you need ready made, so do we really need to make our own? Of course we do, not only because it tastes better but also because you control the ingredients and their freshness! So here are my first “how to …”

Wonderland in Rotterdam

The Markthal in Rotterdam is not only one of the most recent market hall contributions, but quite possibly one of the coolest. This astonishing piece of arched architecture features a ceiling of giant fruits, vegetables and flowers bursting with colours, and combined with regular sized ones in the stalls on the ground, alongside exotic delicacies,  they will transport you  to the […]

Say cheese (cake)!

There are so many fantastic recipes for amazing cheesecakes, and surprisingly enough most of them are really easy to make. Also, because of its dense creamy texture it is almost impossible to fail. And personally I think cracks in the cheesy top part are just adorable.

Holiday baking – easy as 1, 2, 3..

If you are away from home in a rented apartment or villa for the holidays, there is generally not the kit for baking a cake. But this simple recipe is light and delicious and takes all of five minutes to make. You don’t need scales or an electric mixer for this cake, just a pot […]