Book Exchange

On September 2nd, we organized a book exchange event with Wieke Vink at the oh so amazing and fabulous bookstore Savannah Bay in Utrecht that was established during the feminist movement in the Netherlands in the 1970s. Today, the bookstore has expanded its audience to include literature for all genders,…

New York City

Who has never heard of one of the biggest cosmopolitan cities that is New York?! One of the many things my best friend Tara and I have in common is our love for New York City. From the  first time we visited the Big Apple, it captured our hearts. The…

Brainiac Capetownian food

Whenever I would arrive in Cape Town, I would always make sure to pay a visit to Nü lunchroom in Green Point. Not only do they serve very healthy and tasty food, but most of their dishes consists of yoghurt as part of the ingredients; and all their smoothies have frozen yoghurt…

Let’s talk about Iran.

Iran. - Lets talk about Iran. Or I should say, let's talk about the Islamic State of Iran. 'Islam', such a sensitive word to talk about these days. It's funny how whenever I talk about Iran, some people would immediately associate this country with terrorism, war, Islamic State…whatever stereotypes you…

Good Ol’ Apple Pie

This traditional Dutch pie has become underrated, undeservingly. The rich combination of apple, cinnamon and nuts is brilliant. Enough said.   Ingredients: Dough 300 gr flour 150 gr (full-cream) butter 100 gr (caster) sugar 1 egg 1 teaspoon salt 2 tbs water Filling 700 gr apples Lemon (for zest and…

Oreo Chocolate Cake

You can never go wrong with a classic chocolate cake. But this one is on another level of deliciousness. It is thick, moist and simply amazing. Imagine that plus Oreo to add that extra umph.  Diabetes. Yum! It is my personal favorite cake I have ever eaten and so, I…

Petition: Racial justice in the US

Last week, Philando Castile and Alton Sterling “joined a long list of black people in America whose seemingly mundane actions have led to their deaths by Police Officers. The #WeAreHereMovement partnered with Mic and many other friends and supporters to highlight these horrifying, “23 Everyday Actions Punishable by Death if You’re Black…