All posts by aho

Food anthropologist // Blogger // Wanderer

31 Strawberry jam

Strawberry season has just finished so it's about time to post something strawberry related. I took up the challenge of making a strawberry jam without adding any preservatives. Guess what! I succeeded! ^^ I'd like to share a very easy and healthy recipe for a delicious home made strawberry jam. INGREDIENTS (for about four little jars) ...

30 Homemade pasta (makaron)

As promised, I'm posting a recipe for a home made pasta (makaraon). You can eat it together with rosol, perfect match! ^^ Prepare yourself for some hard work, kneading a pasta dough ain't easy ;) INGREDIENTS 1/2kg good quality wheat flour 3 eggs 1/2 tsp salt HOW TO MAKE? 1. Sieve the flour onto the ...

29 Polish Sunday Chicken Soup (Rosół)

One of my friends called it in Japanese kenko soup (健康スープ) which translates as ‘health soup’ and I think it’s the best description for it.

28 Magda's Szarlotka

Szarlotka is a much loved cake in Poland, and my uncle's wife, Magda, makes a nice one indeed!

27 Chinese shredded beef

We all love Chinese takeaway, who doesn't? The thing is I can never overcome the feeling of guilt after ordering tons of food from the Chinese food and eating it like a cave man. It is good but it also is...greasy, far from healthy and well, don't know about you, but I am not always ...

26 Polish Angel Wings (faworki)

Faworki are a traditional pastry made for Fat Thursday, last Thursday before the Lent starts. Highly sinful treat, they are!

25 Pasta with meatballs

Usually I finish work very late so I don't have time to cook sophisticated dinners. Pasta with meatballs is one of my favourites, even though it takes some time to make the meatballs. But they are so much better than the ones you can get from the supermarket! ^^ It will take probably about an ...

24 Polish chocolate cheesecake, Izaura

My mum's specialty, Izaura or baked cheesecake with chocolate. Life doesn't get much better than that.

23 Japanese yakitori chicken (焼き鳥)

Yakitori chicken is probably my favourite izakaya food. Simple&tasty, there is no need for more. Yakitori translates as grilled chicken, served on a skewer. There are quite a few kinds of yakitori, the one I made at home is bite-sized pieces of chicken thighs with scallions. Very easy and quick to make, good idea for ...