All posts by aho

Food anthropologist // Blogger // Wanderer

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.

First Bite. How we learn to eat.

Do you remember your first bite? Probably not. But the echo of that flavour stayed with you until today. Bee Wilson, in her book “First Bite. How we learn to eat” takes the reader on a journey through the human relationship with food.

149 Banana and Chocolate Chip Cookies

These humbly-looking Banana and Chocolate Chip Cookies are my new favourite way of using old, prickly bananas They're quick to make and delicious. Well, it's not a surprise - everyone knows that banana&chocolate is a match made in heaven.

148 Best Breakfast Hummus

Changing our attitude to food can go a long way, and with a good breakfast, eaten in a good company - our days can become a little sunnier.

147 Steamed Yeast Doughnuts with Cocoa Filling (Parniki)

Who doesn't like doughnuts? The problem with them, however, is that they are quite unhealthy, or heavy at least, as most deep-fried foods are. Parniki - the light-as-a-cloud steamed doughnuts that my Mum have been making since as long as I can remember - are my idea for dealing with doughnut craving.

146 Sour Cucumber Soup

How to explain a liking for this rather acquired taste? For the 4-year-old me, zupa ogórkowa was synonymous with a treat: something I know I'll enjoy, and what is also nourishing and healthy. Or so I was told.

145 Porridge with Dark Chocolate and Pears

It's healthy, it's nutritious and it is another idea to #freeyourcupboard this spring. Healthy can be delicious!