Saveur Blog Awards Finalist
2017 and 2018
in Best Travel Blog category

About me

Hey there! I am Yulia!

I write stories about food, travel, and things that matter like sustainability and my mild obsession with Hollywood actors. Home is Russia, but I currently live in Germany and eat rye bread with butter every day.

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Food Stories – English

All About the Way People Cook and Eat Around the World

Food Stories

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Food Stories

Goodbye My Lover

It’s been eight months since I’ve had a slice of bread, a piece of cake, or pancakes. Wait, that’s not quite right. I did eat bread made with almond flour, the cheese part of a cheesecake and buckwheat crepes. What…

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Food Stories

That’s What She Had in 2021

Cooking other people’s recipes is a joy. Because once you make it, it feels almost like the amazing result belongs to you wholly. You were the one who went out and did groceries. You peeled, and washed, and cut, and…

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Food Stories

That’s What She Had in 2020

Writing about the best food I’ve had in a year has become a December ritual. It feels good to sit down and reminisce on all the beautiful places I was lucky enough to visit and the amazing food I tried…

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A Year of Seasonal Eating – English

My Monthly Blah-Blah Reports as I Call Them

A Year of Seasonal Eating

Motherhood Section

For All The New Mamas (and Papas) Out There



Run, Yulia, run!

Sometimes I imagine how I wake up before dawn, wash my face, and tie my hair in a bun. I don’t eat, I don’t check my phone, I don’t wake anyone up. I put sports shoes on, go out of…

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My Latest Crush Is Harry Styles

I may be late to the game, but I think I am in love with Harry Styles. I can even pinpoint the moment this obsession started. I was scrolling through reels on Instagram, when I came across a 15-second video…

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Side Notes – English

Everything That Doesn’t Technically Fit in This Blog but Has to be Written Anyways

Side Notes

Side notes

To Be Russian Now

When you are a kid all you want for your birthday is a mountain of ice cream, a couple kilos of chocolate and the coolest toy all your friends have at the time. Instead, your grannies present you with underwear…

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