It does not matter how invested you are in a COVID-19 discussions. Chances are, you still have to eat, at least sometimes. I have started writing this recipe way before we were told to self isolate. Before people even started thinking about hoarding toilet paper. Now I hear there is a shortage of dry yeast […]
Szarlotka is a given whenever you mention Polish food. Crumbly dough packed with apples to the brim is a deliciousness on its own. And then you can serve it with some vanilla ice cream, get some coffee and life will be much better in an instant.
Let’s continue our potato theme we’ve started last week. This goulash is not exactly a goulash. While the beef version you might be acquainted with has to simmer for hours in order to provide you with the softest meat possible this one is ready when the potatoes are ready. Which means the whole dish is […]
What I know from Poland as Fat Thursday happens a couple of days later in Austria and is called a Faschingsdienstag. Both days are about eating doughnuts and announce the same thing: the time of crazy eating and partying is coming to an end, get ready for Lent. And even though most people don’t fast […]
Austrians have their Tafelspitz and some fancy dishes but let’s be honest, they mostly love simple cooking. Just look at the abundance of Knoedel, Nockerl, Kaiserschmarrn (it has a complicated name but is, in fact, an omelette gone wrong), all the Groestl etc. It is no different with this recipe. This simple dish is an […]
After all the easy and quick recipes, it is time for something more spectacular, in both the looks and the taste department. Before I get on with the tart though, I want to stress again, even though I state it in my bio, I am not a native English speaker. I have learned English as […]
It is embarrassing to admit. This year in February, for the first time in my life, together with girl-friend we booked tickets and just went for a “city-break”. I have never done that before; don’t ask me why, I have no idea. “Just” is also a bit of an overstatement in that sentence. It took […]
I sometimes discover things in our fridge. Suddenly under a pile of salad there are tomatoes that have their best time behind them. It might be an unpopular opinion but I really dislike soft tomatoes. It brought misunderstandings into the household in the past if I hadn’t gone myself to choose the hardest, nearly green […]