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Mozart scone loaf

What do you bring back home from holiday? I am this kind of person that always goes to local supermarkets. I love shopping for groceries in new places. Discovering all the spices, condiments, comparing mayos. Now, in Austria we have Mozart Kugel. There is an abundance of other things, but these little chocolate balls filled […]

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erdäpfelschmarrn with egg and salad
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Erdäpfelschmarrn – fried potato mess

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 […]

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Caramel cream Easter tart

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 […]

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Orzo with Harissa and butter tomato sauce

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 […]

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Potatoes & lentils warm salad

I could not imagine life without potatoes. They are my favourite vegetable in the world. Potatoes are versatile, easy to cook with and very friendly towards many ingredients. Apparently the love for potatoes is a typical thing for Polish people, but I believe we are not the only ones who cherish this inconspicuous bulb. My […]

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What are your feelings towards winter? Winter Punsch recipe

When you hear “winter”, do you think “harsh, cold, and dark”? Let me, together with Nigel Slater, persuade you, it can be more than that. Last year I discovered the delicious book written by Slater “The winter chronicles”. It starts in November and narrates you through the whole winter, making winter lovers love this time […]

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Thai European kohlrabi apple spicy salad

When we went to Thailand I fell in love with the green papaya salad. I could eat it every day, three times per day. When we were up north, in Chiang Mai, we went to a cooking school – we spent a whole day on the farm, learnt about vegetables they were growing there and […]

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