Anna Brones

Anna Brones is a food + travel writer with a love for coffee and bikes. Catch her weekly column, Foodie Underground.
An Ode to the Spring Season: Foodie Underground
An Ode to the Spring Season: Foodie Underground

Winter is gone and spring season is here. Finally.  Spring, I waited for you so long. You’re like a long lost friend who has finally come to visit, taking their time to get here, but when you finally arrive, the memory of waiting so quickly disappears. The waiting for you […]

When Food Waste is Food Treasure: Foodie Underground
When Food Waste is Food Treasure: Foodie Underground

We have to stop thinking about food waste as waste. It actually has a lot of value.  In the Western world, we have a serious food waste problem. Overall, about one third of global food production is wasted annually, according to the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations. […]

From Bee to Bottle: What is Mead? Foodie Underground
From Bee to Bottle: What is Mead? Foodie Underground

What is mead? How an ancient tradition became the modern drink of choice. The elixir of the Vikings and then the Middle Ages, mead is as old as it gets when it comes to beverages. But these days it has regained a name for itself, as craft drinking culture has grown and […]

What’s Wrong with Cooking Shows? Foodie Underground
What’s Wrong with Cooking Shows? Foodie Underground

 A new study links cooking shows and weight gain. Is the problem us, or what we’re watching? Cooking at home is the best food choice you can make, right? If you cook at home you can skip all the processed nasty stuff and focus on the good stuff. The real food. […]

Do You Have to Be Well Off to Eat Well? Foodie Underground
Do You Have to Be Well Off to Eat Well? Foodie Underground

If you eat well, does it mean you’re part of the one percent? A comment that I get a lot in response to writing about eating locally and eating seasonally is that doing so is only doable for a small percentage of people; those with money. I have been told […]