All posts by aho

Food anthropologist // Blogger // Wanderer

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 ...

22 Hungarian goulash soup

We've visited Budapest recently and came across that amazing, filling and absolutely delicious soup. We had it twice during one day, in two different restaurants and the taste varied a lot. Apparently, goulash, being one of the most famous and popular Hungarian dishes is difficult to classify, sometimes it's a stew, sometimes a soup. And ...

21 Morning Pancakes

A well known-classic. Great start of the day for sweet breakfast lovers.

20 Peanut Butter and Oat Cookies

Dark chocolate and peanut butter indulgence. These flourless cookies can be enjoyed guilt-free!