Photo by Igor Ovsyannykov on Unsplash This year India went through one of the single biggest tax reforms since Independence
Photo credit: Harjit Sohotey-Khan I meet the artisans that design and craft our necklaces. These lovely women from Nagaland
f our gender might have ever worked against us in other circumstances, this time it went in our favour. Most of the artisans that we work with to create our handmade products are women -- of all ages and skill levels.
Step 2- In a food processor/blender, add in the hazelnuts, almonds, de-stoned dates, cacao powder, melted chocolate, coconut oil and salt. Whizz up on high until breadcrumb like.
The brand is now stocked globally and boasts collaborations with the likes of Tom Ford for Gucci and Phoebe Philo. Still the designer's greatest success to date has been enabling craftspeople to move out of slums, see their children go to school and even start businesses of their own thanks to stable incomes.
I spoke with Rose de Borman about her hand-painted silk screen prints as she worked away, blending paints inspired by a nearby pots of flowers she had collected from her garden and brought in as colour inspiration for her prints.
Gin, tonic, ice, and lemon. Serving a classic G&T couldn't be simpler, in theory. And yet home-made attempts are often lacklustre compared to bar-bought ones. Access to quality ingredients are not the problem - local supermarkets are awash with small-batch artisan gin brands
Those times are a heady memory for big business. For a generation hell bent on drinking craft beer, home grinding their ethically sourced Ethiopian coffee beans and defining ourselves according to diet (Paleo/ gluten-free/vegan/whatever) corporations are scorned in favour of start-ups with stories.
This morning I woke up on the floor of a strange flat at seven thirty next to a member of the Moldovan national swimming
Slow Food might still get a bad press and it does come in for its fair share of criticism but it I think it will eventually surprise its critics when they see the changes that have taken place throughout the whole organisation.