I’ve been taking a break from sourdough and working on my pizza game. The cooked one is caramelised onion, maple-butter apples, walnuts and cheddar. The other is the fresh mozzarella I found in the back of my fridge with some cherry tomatoes.


Fake Suede – the newsletter

Some of you may be familiar with the biweekly newsletter that I write called Fake Suede. This is just a reminder that you can sign up by clicking the picture below. The next issue goes out tomorrow and is sort of about learning a language. I’ve been working hard to keep it from addressing the present age, and this one is simply about one of the things that I’ve learned as an expat.


My wife and I just did some maths and the day our eldest turns 13 will mark the start of 17 years of having teenagers in the house.