Polish plums potato dumplings

Being Polish, I can’t resist typical seasonal flavours of my native country (regardless of my current location and different culinary traditions): tangerines and hot red wine in Christmas time, fried cabbage with new potatoes in spring, strawberries and blueberries in summer and, the protagonist of today’s post, plums potato dumplings in autumn. I am quite […]

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5 inspirational films I discovered last month

Do you recall watching a film that made you want to quit your current lifestyle, spread wings and conquer the world? I could bet that very few were left indifferent after  watching The Pursuit of Happiness or Forrest Gump. Although some of my friends consider watching films as a waste of time, I openly and […]

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The easiest Banana cake recipe ever

  Do you know anyone who thinks that baking is complicated? Show them this recipe and they will surely change their mind. It only takes one bowl and a pinch of common sense (no mixer needed!). My advise would be to prepare it in the evening and devour for breakfast on the following day – […]

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Things that surprised me in Dominican Republic

Have you ever got surprised by the customs or daily habits you saw in a foreign country? I still remember my astonishment to: drinking tea on a hot day in Tunisia, having ice-creams served in bread for breakfast in Sicily or not locking the door when leaving house in Sweden. I am a great fan […]

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Dominican Tostones – fried plantain chips recipe

Let me introduce you to a ”vegetable banana” called plantain and often referred to as platano (Spanish).   It’s a root vegetable popular in the majority of Caribbean and latin American countries. I discovered it thanks to my Dominican friends living in Europe who can’t imagine not having a bunch of green plantains in their kitchen. Despite being […]

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Things to do in Dominican Republic

Dominican Republic, similarly to other islands surrounded by the Caribbean Sea, is famous for its paradise beaches, wedding venues and luxurious hotel resorts. Everything is perfectly true. But there are many beautiful places outside these comfortable “bubbles’’ waiting to be explored and admired by the visitors! In this article I will do my best to […]

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