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...

There is something about the humble apple that always reminds me of Poland. Even when there was nothing in the shops we still had apples, and therefore apple cake (Szarlotka) and apple "racuchy" were common during my childhood. Now that Putin has banned imports on Polish...

It is the way of life to always take you by surprise. For many years I felt like I was writing "Polska" only for myself. Then finally it all happened at once – the dreamt-of book deal… and the pregnancy. Two babies had decided to...