Rachel Khoo

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December 15th, 2014

Solar Monday Musings

* Genius – flatpack stove which runs on solar energy and is powered by biofuel. An amazing innovation, developed by African Clean Energy to help combat the problems caused by cooking on open fires. * Doesn’t the trailer for the new Pixar film Inside Out look fun? [...]

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December 8th, 2014

Hopeful Monday Musings

* As regular readers know, I’m a big fan of hip hop. So I was warmed to see this video on the Guardian website about SlumGods, an Indian hip hop dance crew who are supporting children and challenging stereotypes. * Amazing innovation: edible plates that can be put in [...]

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December 1st, 2014

Washi Monday Musings

* Love this idea for using Washi tape from the A Beautiful Mess blog. * Cool website, offering cake decorating inspiration, such as some of Andy Warhol’s most famous works made out of smarties (via The Guardian). * This origami wine tote from Better Living Through [...]

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November 24th, 2014

Fruity Monday Musings

* Who guessed these were toilet rolls? Love the fruity packaging (via Lost at E Minor). * Amazing video of Tehran’s Grand Bazaar – the food looks delicious. Definitely somewhere I’d like to visit (via Eater)! *  Eery pictures of the abandoned [...]

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November 17th, 2014

Roasted Monday Musings

* Who doesn’t love a Sunday roast? Some London haunts to try (via BuzzFeed). * Brilliant video from Eater, explaining different cuts of steak. * Love the look of the Sandwich café at Harrods. * Not sure about 3D printed food – what does everyone else think? * [...]

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November 10th, 2014

Lyrical Monday Musings

* I’m a huge fan of Onra. The second part of his 90s French rap mix is here – and it’s brilliant. * As a lover of books and good design, The Book Cover Archive is a delight. * Absolutely love these infographic guides to herbs and spices. * Intricate [...]

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November 3rd, 2014

Marble Monday Musings

* Looking forward to seeing the Il Capo documentary, shot in a marble quarry. * Love this illustrated linguistic ‘family tree’ – particularly interesting seeing comparisons between English and Nordic words (via Stylist). * The Booth’s Fair Milk [...]

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October 27th, 2014

Autumnal Monday Musings

* Really happy to be featured on Design Sponge again. Head over to the site to find my Autumnal millefeuille recipe - délicieux! * A British ex-pat has put her marketing skills to good use in Barcelona, setting up Hidden City Tours. A social enterprise which gives homeless [...]

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October 20th, 2014

Nourishing Monday Musings

* So interesting to see what children around the world eat for breakfast. * This Bristol-based not-for-profit is turning food destined for the bin into delicious and affordable meals. * Love this – cyclists build bamboo structures to show how much space single [...]

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October 13th, 2014

Soulful Monday Musings

* Looking forward to seeing this documentary about Cecilia Chiang, whose soulful Chinese cooking is legendary (via Eater). * Cool coffee filter inspired water filtration system (via FastCo Design). * Lots going on at London Cocktail Week (via About Time Magazine). * As a [...]

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