Lilac is one of the smells that takes me back to the Warsaw of my childhood and my Babcia Halinka's apartment on a hill overlooking the Vistula River. There was a Lilac bush right outside that apartment and we would stop and smell it's flowers...

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...

I am doing my own brand of earth-mothering right now. I can't quite bring myself to use cloth nappies, but I am washing my bubba in camomile water and using the most eco friendly, natural products possible. I'm probably not going to do prolonged breastfeeding,...

I always say that in food, as in life, simplicity is a virtue. Simple days, simple pleasures are the best. A baby's laugh, the sun coming out from behind a cloud, a flower in bloom, these are beautiful things we do not need to fight...

You know that feeling when you could chew off your own arm, you're that hungry? When you worry you might faint if your chosen recipe takes longer than five minutes to cook...

If your garden is anything like mine then you'll have plenty of stinging nettles in it at this time of year.This is in fact the ideal time of year to cook with them, as they are still young. Once they have flowered, they are too...

The sun is shining and London is in a good mood. This is the positive side of living somewhere where the weather in unpredictable - when the sun does come out, the whole city is on a natural high. My friend, Ash, tells me that...