All posts by aho

Food anthropologist // Blogger // Wanderer

36 Sweet Potato and Chicken Risotto

Great dinner idea for sweet potato fans!

35 Chocolate Fudge Cake

When a friend is coming to visit, nothing better to greet her with than a chocolate cake! Amazingly soft and moist, with a sweet chocolate icing. I think she was slightly impressed ^^ INGREDIENTS: for the cake 400g plain good quality wheat flour 250g caster sugar 100g dark brown sugar 50g good quality cocoa powder ...

34 Mulled wine

Autumn has officially started. Driving home from work, after 11pm, optimised temperature just above 7 degrees. You can feel it in the air, the winter is coming. Sharp, chilly air, leaving a cloud of steam when you breathe. What's the best solution for cold autumn nights? Mulled wine, of course. Takes few minutes to make ...

33 Redcurrant and meringue pie

I know that the red currant season is long gone but couldn't resist posting the recipe for that pie. Looks stunning and tastes beautiful, sweetness of the meringue combined with sour taste of the redcurrant. so good! INGREDIENTS for the dough 250g wheat flour 200g unsalted butter, cold 50g icing sugar pinch of salt 1/2 ...

32 Crunchy Coconut Shrimp

Easy to make, shareable and tasty, talk about perfect party food!

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!