Author Archives: Sebastjan Brezovec

About Sebastjan Brezovec

I see blogging as a welcome distraction from daily routine. It gives me freedom to express myself as well as motivation for some research before publishing the content.

Chemistry in Kitchen: Broccoli Soup With a Twist


Article first published as Chemistry in Kitchen: Broccoli Soup With a Twist on Blogcritics. Read my previous blog to learn the difference between baking powder and baking soda. I have listed possible other uses of baking soda, beside the commonly … Continue reading

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Chemistry in Kitchen: Little Known Uses For Baking Soda


Article first published as Chemistry in Kitchen: Little Known Uses For Baking Soda on Blogcritics. Preparing food can be a great joy while cooking and really rewarding when serving to your family members or guests. The amusement and wonder on … Continue reading

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Monks, Friars, and Cheese


Article first published as Monks, Friars, and Cheese on Blogcritics. My interest in the contributions of monks to the world of food started as a pure coincidence. I was reading about origins of cappuccino: some sources claim the name comes … Continue reading

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Monks, Friars and Herbs


Article first published as Monks, Friars and Herbs on Blogcritics. “Nature in our region is God blessed. When we are collecting flowers and leaves, when digging for roots and peeling bark, we’re also considering not causing destruction, but only taking … Continue reading

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Monks, Friars, and Beer


Article first published as Monks, Friars, and Beer on Blogcritics. Claude was really smart for his age. Parents recognized his talents and knew they could not afford to send him to school, so they made an especially hard decision and … Continue reading

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Monks, friars and coffee


Article first published as Monks, Friars, and Coffee on Blogcritics. Rumour has it that Marco d’Aviano, a friar from Capuchin order, has blessed the Christian troops before the battle of Vienna in 1863. After Ottoman Turkish troops suffered a huge … Continue reading

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Journey with spices – Spice mixtures


Recommended reading: Bring spices to your life, Leafy Spices, Kernels and Seeds, Cinnamon, Pepper and paprika and Root spices. The last in my series of blogs about travelling around the world with spices is a truly unique blend of spices … Continue reading

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Journey with spices – Root spices


Recommended reading: Bring spices to your life, Journey with spices – Leafy Spices, Journey with spices – Kernels and Seeds, Journey with spices – Cinnamon, and Journey with spices – Pepper and paprika. Funnily most of the spices in the … Continue reading

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Journey with spices – Pepper and paprika


Recommended reading: Bring spices to your life, Journey with spices – Leafy Spices, Journey with spices – Kernels and Seeds and Journey with spices – Cinnamon. Checking the linked articles above and the table below you will see three remaining … Continue reading

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Journey with spices – Cinnamon


Recommended reading: Bring spices to your life, Journey with spices – Leafy Spices, and Journey with spices – Kernels and Seeds. After writing about leaves and seeds as spices now a little bit unusual part of the plant comes into … Continue reading

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