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9 tips against bloating

Hi there, Today I’m treating a topic that concerns way too many people, me included. Hive five if you are among the many suffering from bloating and other gastrointestinal problems. A few months ago I had told you about IBS and my personal process against food intolerances. Well the process is almost over, and I feel much better, a lot less bloating and bellyaches. It’s not perfect, and I still have my moments when I feel shitty: that’s why I’m writing this article, to help us both fight bloating when it comes up. So here are my tips and advice, you will discover or be reminded of some ingredients that will become your best friends. I also need to thank a dear friend for enlightening me about these secrets, thank you Francesca.         • Causes Bloating may be caused by various things: bad fats, yeast (bread, cakes,…

Rome, la dolce vita and a few addresses to try

Ciao bello, Ciao bella, This year, I’m finishing my masters, and just before I started my internship, I went to Rome with my loved one for a long weekend. We explored the city with seven hills. We walked for 15miles every day, and ate for 3 to complete our exploration of the city, obviously. It was my second time in Rome. And this time, I was better acknowledged as to where we should stay, the answer : in the Trastevere. We booked an airbnb that was 3min away from the animated part of the neighbourhood, and about 20min walk from the historical centre. We barely took the metro, which was perfect. We could start our days early and come back late afternoon, rest and go out again for drinks and dinner.   M A G N I F I C A What to discover in the historic centre: •SUPPLIZIO, Street…

Mathias Pioton and the potter’s wheel

Hi there, Today I want to take you to the South of France, in Provence, a village called Dieulefit. It’s a village surrounded by mountains, where life is quiet and colourful. There I’ve met with the ceramist Mathias Pioton, owner of T comme Terre. On August 24th, B & I went to his workshop so that he could tell us a bit more about his profession, his passion and also how he arrived where he is now. His workshop is located next to the Protestant Church and the Bureau, which is the only restaurant/ pub opened 7/7 in Summer. T comme Terre is special for its large windows letting a lot of natural sunlight into the workshop. It is really spacious and a lot brighter than others, we had the chance to visit. The stone walls join in a beautiful vault, his work is arranged by colours on dark metallic shelves.…

Véronique Roux, artist & ceramist

Hi, So, as you know, cooking is not my only passion. I also paint on ceramic. I started painting when I was in High School, and I never stopped, and tried different mediums, going from canvas to ceramic plates. And this summer, B & I went to the Drôme, and spent some time in a village called Dieulefit, known for its traditional potteries. In the main street, a dozen of artisans exhibit their work. We met with several and they agreed to show us around their workshop and tell us about their craft, their passion and difficulties. We’ve done three interviews, and here is the first one. Meet Véronique Roux, of Diouloufet Céramiques. Walking inside Veronique’s shop on rue du Bourg, Dieulefit’s main street, is like entering a sanctuary. Everything is so delicate you’re afraid of breaking something if you come too close. Ceramic birds are suspended in the corridor…

Healing from IBS, the journey begins

Hi there, Today I wanna share something a little bit more personal. I’m a foodie, but I’ve had regular belly aches for a long time. And a few weeks ago I had the confirmation I had IBS. Well, like so many people today. It’s more and more common sadly. I decided to go see a naturopath for my belly aches, bloating and digestive problems. I suspected IBS, but now I also know what I am intolerant to, which is so helpful! I had a blood test that looked for proteins of 20 ingredients I could be intolerant to, and turns out I’m intolerant to all dairies, eggs, and slightly to gluten. So now I have to take gluten, eggs and dairy products out of my diet for a certain period of time. Because yes, I also discovered that these intolerances are not forever : you can treat them ! How ?…