Day 23 in our ChristmasCalendar2019! Food: Food for soul and for the body It is grey in the sky Wind blows from everywhere Rain is flying, falling, flooding Yes, I came to Portugal for a sunny Christmas holiday But my airplane has just landed in a storm. Well, no need to complain. Sun goes… Read More Portuguese Pumpkin Dreams
Day 22 in our Christmas Calendar 2019!
Food for Thought.
What happens when you have a career development pause in preparation to transition outside academia. This is my story … Read More All I wanted for Christmas was to press pause, reload and then move on
Why do we taste? How is taste perceived? Are we missing out any taste?… Read More Are you sure about what you are tasting?
Day 19 in our ChristmasCalendar2019!Food: Food for Soul Christmas. A time to stuff your face with everything good around the kitchen every 20 minutes and maybe cosy up by the fireplace with a good book during the breaks in-between. But what to read?? I am sharing my own personal list of books together with a brief… Read More A bookworm’s favourite Christmas Snacks
Ever wondered how to find a good postdoc? Learn about it the fun way – by reading a fairy tale based on of course a true legend… Read More The Good Postdoc Fairy tale
A modern haiku (5-7-5) brought to you by Evangelia… Read More Ready, steady, go!
Food: Food for body; Christmas is one of the most beautiful and magical times. In Poland most of families will spend this time together preserving old Christmas traditions. The Poles have many of them such as singing carols, eating 12 dishes (no meat or alcohol) on Christmas Eve, looking for the first star or going… Read More Pierogi: Polish delicacy
Day 14 in our ChristmasCalendar2019!Food: Hungry for Light A haiku from a Vitamin D-deprived researcher
Saffron is an interesting flower. Saffron strings are considered to be the most expensive spice per kilogram. Of course, it can cost several thousands of dollars, if field workers must hand-pick more than 200 000 flowers in order to collect 1 kg (2.2 pounds) of spice. The biggest saffron producer is Iran, but for me,… Read More My saffron love-story
A modern haiku (5-7-5) brought to you by Evangelia… Read More The Swedish academic during the December month