What a time. Me - feet swollen, tired with mild anaemia, trying to prepare for the unpredictable act of giving birth whilst finishing PhD, editing a book and juggling childcare. The outside world - still in the midst of a pandemic, unsteady and unsure, trying...

Making pierogi is considered a chore by some and a therapeutic activity by others. I belong to the latter category as you may have guessed. I love to experiment with both fillings and the dough, but I also love the familiarity of the act itself....

Ironically, I'm not a lover of Valentine's Day. I usually just cook a meal at home, perhaps something a little more special than usual. I will do everything in my power to avoid going to a restaurant on Valentine's Day. I remember once when I was...