Sometimes, at the end of the cooking week I find odd amounts of vegetables in the fridge. It might be half a zucchini, two carrots, maybe a quarter of celeriac. Too little to make something out of them separately, so… soup?
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
Hearty sweet potato soup with a hint of chilli, perfect for cold days or when we get tired of root vegetables in winter.
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
1,3 billion tons of food get thrown out every year. One would say “oh but this is for the whole world”. Let’s look closer then: in European Union we throw away on average 179 kg of food per person. That adds up to 89 millions of tons per year. Even closer: In Austria we throw away […]