Apologies to any traditional, British Christmas cake lovers out there, but I'm not fan (too heavy, too sweet). I felt it was time to come up with an alternative Christmas cake. You can, of course, make this alternative Christmas cake to compliment the traditional one...

I have been asked to write about Polish Easter recipes in the run up to Easter. There are many Polish Easter foods: żurek, hams, eggs, salads, but for me a Polish Easter is all about the cakes. There are so many different types of Baba...

The Polish Film Festival Supper Club with KinoVino went swimmingly. That's not to say there wasn't any stress. After cooking for 3 days, the drive to the venue with all the lovingly prepared dishes balanced on top of one another was one of the most stressful...

You know that summer has arrived when you can finally eat juicy, flavoursome, local berries. They don't taste quite the same at different times of the year. I always make it my general policy to eat as many berries as it takes to make myself...

From avoiding sugar (with varying degrees of success) to full blown sugarholic. This is my journey. While everyone is on a healthy eating tip these days, with Helmsley&Helmsley and Deliciously Ella,  I appear to have gone the other way entirely in the last couple of months, whilst experimenting...

I have spent the last two months playing with my food and writing. I've been taking forgotten Polish recipes and reworking them into a modern context; researching the origins of dishes that I've known since childhood but never thought twice about; and tweaking old family recipes. It's...

Has anyone ever been more tired than me? I might be emotional if I had the energy, but it's ran out. Don't worry I haven't got some strange, undiagnosed illness, it all makes sense and I will tell you why I'm so very tired soon....

I'm a big believer in openness. So much so that sometimes I worry that I overshare on this blog and try to tone down my natural tendencies. Yet I have been given some feedback recently from a few different people and apparently you, the reader,...

The world has woken up. Little buds are appearing on trees, the sun's out almost every day, if only for a short while and there are even some cherry blossoms that are in full bloom, though not the ones in Victoria Park, which always take...