Latvia: Grey peas and sour milk ๐Ÿ‡ฑ๐Ÿ‡ป

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Grey.

Boring. Cloudy. Winter. Bland. Wishy-washy. Old.

If you tell me you didn’t think of any of that when I mentioned “grey,” you’re joking yourself.

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Macedonia: Tavce Gravce ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ฐ

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I feel like I undervalue the humble bean in my cooking. They’re so pretty to look at dried, and can taste great cooked even if they lose some of their aesthetic value. But I never try to grow my own beans; I don’t like to use canned beans but it’s a hassle to prep dried beansโ€ฆ at the end of the day, seems like beans just end up taking up space in my pantry looking good and not doing much.

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