About

Hi – thanks very much for being there reading this.

I’m Hatti and I currently live in London. I like food a lot and eating makes me happy. No shame.

I want my food to be tasty, healthyish, seasonal and sustainable. These preferences present frequent questions (should I eat this banana? should I buy this organic broccoli grown in Italy or that chemical broccoli grown in the UK?) and occasional conflicts (think avocado & lime juice cravings). Happily, I enjoy thinking, chatting and writing about these issues. I also like being right.

I have picked up a few general principles which I try to stick with: buy organic; buy in season; avoid packets of anything and I try to eat in line with Michael Pollan‘s sage advice:

Eat food. Not too much. Mostly plants.

As of 2017, I don’t eat meat or fish and my diet is mostly vegan. I’ll occasionally pick up half a dozen eggs to make a birthday cake or treat myself to a bit of cheese when eating out.

I have helped to grow food at Clapham Common Bandstand Beds. I recognise the need for people to engage with both food production and the outside. Growing veg as a community activity is a brilliant way of achieving this.

So this blog is a record of the food I’ve enjoyed and my musings about eating. There’s recipes, reviews, and links to interesting things. I hope you find what you’re looking for -perhaps it will be hiding in one of my posts.

A. may get the occasional mention. He’s pretty into his food too.

If you’d like to get in touch, feel free to email me at hatti@isthisfood.co.uk.

9 Comments

  1. I love this quote by Michael Pollan as well! Have you read his books? They are awesome!

  2. Hello!
    I just nominated you for the Liebster Award!
    https://sweetima.wordpress.com/2015/08/10/ive-been-nominated-for-a-liebster-award/
    I love your recipes!

  3. Your blog is so lovely 🙂

  4. Hello Hatti! It has been a while and i just wanted to say congratulations on upgrading to a self hosted website 🙂 Hope you’re doing well

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