Tag: food

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!

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.

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.

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.