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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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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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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Coffee ice-cream: a five-minute recipe!

Summer in the city often means unbearable heat waves and no sea around. Can there be anything more refreshing and stimulating than a freshly prepared home-made coffee ice-cream? I love this recipe for its simplicity. In the kitchen, just like in life, long and complex undertakings doesn’t always lead to great achievements. There’s nothing embarrassing […]

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Roasted chickpea: a twist to your salad

When it gets really hot, I tend to stay away from long-cooking-time dishes. A quick, light summer salad is just all I need. Especially on days when my grandma gifts me with freshly harvested lettuce from her countryside garden (it reminds me of childhood times when ready-to-eat lettuce bags didn’t exist…). Apart from being healthy, […]

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Only tiramisù recipe you will ever need to learn

Tira + mi + sù – it literally translates to “take me high” which could hold a double meaning. Nonetheless, it still has to do with the delicate ”puffy” texture of this typical Italian dessert that simply makes you feel like in heaven. You can find plenty different recipes for tiramisù and the final result […]

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