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I am extremely excited to tell you that I will be appearing on Food Network shortly in a little film about Polish Food (I believe it will be part of the Global Gourmet series, shown in ad breaks). We filmed it just a couple of...

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...

I've been trying to decide which recipes to share with you from the KinoVino-Kinoteka supper club I did a couple of weeks ago. Guests asked if all the recipes were in the book, and while some are, some were developed especially for the occasion. I...

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

Christmas is my favourite holiday of the year, and it's not because I was born just a few days before the big day (and my daughter also) on Winter Solstice. Actually, as far as birthdays go, it's not ideal. It gets hurried through and swept...