Urban gardening is spreading all over the world (see for example our little article on Windowfarms), but hardly anybody has so much style as Gangsta Gardener, aka. Ron Finley, of doing so. He is big – he had already his own TEDTalk.
Once upon a time in Denmark, somebody had the idea of declaring bread with butter a national dish. And ever since, Danes claim to be the unique inventors of bread (in particular rye bread) with butter. The art of decorating traditional Smørrebrød has been documented in beautifull pictures by quite some people. One of the best ones, you can find on the web, is this guy: http://www.danishsandwich.com/p/smrrebrd-recipe-list.html The site gives you tons of decorating tips for Smørrebrød; a task which can easily turn into a hobby… Also, for all none-Danes around you, recipes to make your own rye-bread at home are included as well. So much talking about Smørrebrød makes me hungry, so I am gonna have some now… Smørrebrød is by the way very delicious! Here the original stuff on display in Denmark:
Have you watched their TED-talk from 2 years ago? Well by now Windowfarm advanced even further. The idea is simple: Why go out and by food (especially when it is cold outside), if you can grow it yourself in your apartment? After all growing plants at home is also an awesome decoration solution… Windowfarms gives you the solution. Nowadays, there are so advanced that you can chose between products ranging from, for example, “whole body mix” (very nutritious) to “color palette mix” (really a good decoration option). Besides looking good, it is of course always also a good trigger to focus on home-cooking a bit more.