We could all use a bit of comfort these day, so I thought I’d share my top 3 wintry soups with you.  Soups are always my go-to comfort food at this time of year, but it seems we are eating them more than usual. Perhaps that’s...

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...

It's that time of year again - a time for contemplation and gołabki. I don't know why I always eat so many "little pigeons" at this time of year. Perhaps it's the abundance of cabbage and mushrooms...

Lazy dumplings have to be the most forgiving dumpling. And dumplings are a pretty forgiving bunch. Today, I first forgot that I separate the eggs and beat the egg whites. The first egg went in whole. Then I forgot about the egg whites altogether. They...

I have fallen in love with Lublin. This city feels like I imagine Poland did before the last World War, when  the soul of the country was fractured. It always makes me sad to think how much culturally richer, healthier and more robust Poland would...

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....

I was invited to my first supper club by Alissa Timoshkina of KinoVino: an elegant, candlelit affair. I loved the concept of talking to food-loving strangers while tasting a menu that is prepared with thought and love. This pre-empted Alissa asking me to cook for...

The entire concept of soup is different in Eastern Europe. People in the UK find it hard to get their heads around the idea of cold soups or fruit soups, yet in the summer in Poland, we use soups to refresh us, or sometimes even...