All posts by aho

Food anthropologist // Blogger // Wanderer

157 Apple and Peach Cake with a touch of Woodruff

Soft pastry on the bottom, woodruff-infused apples and peaches and a light buttery crumble. I had it for breakfast, lunch and dinner on the day it was baked. No regrets.

156 Flatbreads with Nigella Seeds and Ground Ivy

To make a decent flatbread is fairly easy. To make a great one - takes mastery that comes from experience. Don't be disheartened, then, if the first batch of the flatbreads you attempt to produce turns out to be a total disaster. Eat it anyway!

155 Tomato and Ground Ivy Salsa

My sister's homegrown tomatoes, a bit of olive oil, a bit of onion, salt, pepper and the star of the show, ground ivy - and the perfect summer salad is ready!

154 Rice with Strawberries and Cream

Before strawberries disappear completely this year, here's a recipe for an old-time classic, a dish that many kids in Poland know all too well - and either love or hate.

153 Dandelion and Lemon Jelly

This year marks my first ever dandelion foraging and jelly making, and I tell you what - as labour-intensive as the process of dandelion preserving is, I'm definitely going to do it next year, too!

152 Shortbread Biscuits with Cornflower Petals

Wildflowers exploded on the meadows, and it proved very difficult to ignore their alluring beauty. Below, the recipe for buttery shortbread biscuits with cornflower petals. If they don’t say ‘summer is here’, what does? Happy baking!

On Forest and Wild Edibles.

Once we realise that food doesn't come from the supermarket, we discover that we're capable of enriching our diets in edibles hitherto unknown. And with the knowledge of where the food comes from - comes respect for it.

151 Rhubarb, White Chocolate and Oat Crumble Cookies

It's rhubarb season, everyone! The time for fruit tarts, crumbles, cobblers and fruit compotes has officially started. Never thought of adding rhubarb to cookies before, but I'm glad I did. They're awesome!

150 Apples with Ginger, Orange and Walnuts

When maple syrup is out of reach, this apple, orange and ginger compote is ready to save your morning pancakes.