Grilled oscypek, delicacy from the mountains

Oscypek (sheep’s-milk cheese) is a delicacy characteristic of the Polish mountains, especially for the Podhale. It is hard smoked cheese prepared from sheep’s milk, it More »

Grilled garlic bread

Garlic bread is a great addition to all sorts of salads and soups but also other dishes. I know from experience, that it disappears from the plate More »

Pumpkin cream-soup

Hi! Welcome to another post about the pumpkin. This time we make pumpkin cream-soup and study the pumpkin science. I hope that I can convince More »

Pickled chanterelles and button mushrooms

I went shopping at the market, where local merchants offer all kinds of fruits and vegetables, shouting over and over again about the latest promotions, so More »

Leek and cheese casserole

You have cooked too much pasta and you have no idea what to do with it? The answer is simple – make a casserole. Of More »

Lentil cutlets

Lentil cutlets are one of my favourite cutlets. They are delicious, cheap and highly nutritious, because lentil contains a lot of protein, starch, calcium, phosphorus, iron, More »

Bento lunch box for Halloween

I present to you bento made by me with the Halloween theme. Bento is a takeaway that Japanese people take to work or school. Inside the bento box More »

Pickled pumpkin

The first time I had the opportunity to try pickled pumpkin a few years ago when I bought in a supermarket one jar to try. And it was More »

Polish apple pancakes

Hey! I missed the best ever, home made racuchy, from my Mom’s recipe. Racuchy, Polish-style apple pancakes, another traditional dish of Polish cuisine, are small More »

Pickled cucumber matter and Cucumber soup recipe

A few words about pickled cucumber The aroma of fresh cucumbers pickled invariably reminds me of my childhood and the holidays with my grandparents in More »

 

Grilled oscypek, delicacy from the mountains

Grilled oscypek, delicacy from the mountains

Oscypek (sheep’s-milk cheese) is a delicacy characteristic of the Polish mountains, especially for the Podhale. It is hard smoked cheese prepared from sheep’s milk, it should contain at most 40% cow’s milk and the rest should be sheep’s milk. There

Grilled garlic bread

Grilled garlic bread

Garlic bread is a great addition to all sorts of salads and soups but also other dishes. I know from experience, that it disappears from the plate first during the outdoor grilling. The benefits of this snack are incredible simplicity, ease of

Pumpkin cream-soup

Pumpkin cream-soup

Hi! Welcome to another post about the pumpkin. This time we make pumpkin cream-soup and study the pumpkin science. I hope that I can convince you that pumpkins are fab! Let’s love pumpkin Let’s use the pumpkin season, because it’s

Vegetarian Krupnik with buckwheat and mushrooms

Vegetarian Krupnik with buckwheat and mushrooms

Krupnik is the traditional Slavic soup, which is based on groats, most often barley groats or peeled barley. For a long time krupnik was not in my menu. The reason for this was the unpleasant memory of a sticky, grey

Pickled chanterelles and button mushrooms

Pickled chanterelles and button mushrooms

I went shopping at the market, where local merchants offer all kinds of fruits and vegetables, shouting over and over again about the latest promotions, so that you completely can’t focus and you forget what you actually came for. Walking between the

Leek and cheese casserole

Leek and cheese casserole portion

You have cooked too much pasta and you have no idea what to do with it? The answer is simple – make a casserole. Of course, you need something more than just pasta, so I used the products, which often

Lentil cutlets

Lentil cutlets

Lentil cutlets are one of my favourite cutlets. They are delicious, cheap and highly nutritious, because lentil contains a lot of protein, starch, calcium, phosphorus, iron, carotene and vitamins including folic acid. Seeds of lentils have a low glycaemic index. Cutlets

Izzy Halloween

Izzy Halloween costume

No matter where you spent your Halloween party and how much fun it was, I hope that was great, I wish you all the best in my Halloween outfit. Izzy Halloween!

Bento lunch box for Halloween

Bento lunch box for Halloween

I present to you bento made by me with the Halloween theme. Bento is a takeaway that Japanese people take to work or school. Inside the bento box can’t be boringly and monotonously, this is a matter of the diversity and inventiveness, so that

Pickled pumpkin

Pickled pumpkin

The first time I had the opportunity to try pickled pumpkin a few years ago when I bought in a supermarket one jar to try. And it was love from the first bite. Last year I found the courage to make a few jars

Jack-o’-lantern, spooky pumpkin lantern for Halloween

Jack-o'-lantern, spooky pumpkin lantern for Halloween

As the end of October is just around the corner, I would like to invite you to a series about a pumpkin and Halloween. Besides, I have to do something with a pile of pumpkins surging in my house 😉

Polish apple pancakes

Polish apple pancakes

Hey! I missed the best ever, home made racuchy, from my Mom’s recipe. Racuchy, Polish-style apple pancakes, another traditional dish of Polish cuisine, are small pancakes based on flour, milk or soured milk and eggs. You can add to the

Vegetarian bouillon

vegetarian bouillon

Today at my table entertains one and unique the vegetarian bouillon. Delicious, aromatic and warming, perfect for autumn afternoon. I chose the ingredients to broth gained a fully flavour and appetising colour. Tested on carnivores, there was no end of fascination. Properly

Hummus

Hummus

Hummus This dish is popular in the Middle East, some sources saying it’s originated from Lebanon. It’s a kind of paste made from chickpeas with tahini (sesame seeds paste), olive oil, lemon juice and parsley. You can serve the hummus

How to get rid of carnivore – part 2

Lion vs gorilla

Welcome! After I saw that you enjoyed the first part of ‘How to get rid of carnivore’ I realised that it is the best time to write the continuation. I found this thread a bit wider than I thought, so

Pickled cucumber matter and Cucumber soup recipe

Cucumber soup

A few words about pickled cucumber The aroma of fresh cucumbers pickled invariably reminds me of my childhood and the holidays with my grandparents in the countryside. My grandmother picked cucumbers in backyard garden. The cucumbers were various shapes, small and large,

Miraculous ginger and a cup of tea not for wimps

Ginger tea

My last Sunday walk inspired me to write about the ginger tea. The weather is still good at the end of September, which is quite unusual in a place where I live. Here, it is better not waste the favourable weather conditions and move

Caprese salad

Caprese salad

This Caprese salad is an appetiser with sliced tomatoes and mozzarella stacked alternately, topped with extra virgin olive oil, sprinkled with pepper and decorated with basil leaves. This is a tested snack for a party, as you prepare it in just

The true face of steak – meat glue

Meat glue

Unfortunately, not everything is Izzy. Today I want to present you video showing fraud meat producers. The case concerns the meat glue, which changes the scraps and leftovers of meat into well-shaped ham or steaks. They conceal the fact, that what you buy

Egg Pasta with dill

Egg pasta with dill

Egg Pasta is a fast and extremely filling addition for sandwiches. Apparently no magic but when you have nothing interesting in the fridge is a delicious idea for breakfast. Egg Pasta with dill For a small portion you need 3 eggs 1

Cottage cheese for good morning and a few words about soured milk

Cottage cheese

Breakfast is the most important meal of the day, so it must be a super tasty  The home made cottage cheese with traditional Polish white cheese is one of quite popular Polish breakfasts, easy to make, delicious and healthy. You

How to get rid of carnivore – part 1

Batman and Robin

I don’t persuade anyone to not drink vodka. I don’t persuade anyone to become a vegetarian. I don’t ask my aunt Czesia, why she eats disgusting looking and smelly sausage, stuffed with chemicals. I don’t tell her (maybe this is

‘Magic’ salad with raw cauliflower

Magic salad

This salad I call ‘magic’ because if I do it, quickly disappears as if touched by a magic wand. It tastes wonderful. It is so special, is so special because of the raw, young cauliflower, which is especially melodic, blends

Raspberry yogurt with flaked almonds

Raspberry yogurt with flaked almonds

Raspberry yogurt with flaked almonds is an aromatic, delicious dessert to eat in the summer on a Saturday afternoon (does not taste as good in any other day, really). Sprinkled with almonds and fresh raspberries it looks really beautiful, in addition,

Secrets of mushroom and mushroom sauce recipe

Mushroom sauce

I love the mushroom sauce, so today I’m making a classic mushroom sauce. For a long time cultivated mushrooms were not appreciated. Until recently, the general view was that although they taste good, they have no nutritional value. But do not

Pickup salad

Pickup salad

Today I introduce a completely unplanned salad, with ingredients that I just picked up – thus the title ‘Pickup salad’. This is a healthy, tasty, simple addition to a dinner, casserole, or as a dish in a solo version for dieting herbivores.

Garlic sauce

Garlic sauce

Garlic sauce is quick to make and it makes a tasty addition to fried potatoes, pizza, sandwiches, and salads. The following recipe is a very simple version of this sauce, great for lazy people. People who count calories can replace

Leczo with courgettes and potatoes – the taste of summer

Leczo with courgettes and potatoes - the taste of summer

Leczo (Hungarian lecsó) – Hungarian dish, also known in Central and Eastern Europe is a vegetable mishmash, usually contains tomatoes, peppers, onions, and usually sausage. For me the leczo is in the first place a taste of summer. In my vegetarian version I

Mangetout with veg chicken and cauliflower – successful experiment

Mangetout with veg chicken and cauliflower

Today I decided to experiment a little bit, because boredom can kill any fun. I chose an interesting product similar to chicken for cooking fun, young cauliflower and mangetout. Mangetout is the sweet, little peas in pods and tastes just

Fresh grapefruit-orange juice

Fresh grapefruit-orange juice

Freshly squeezed grapefruit-orange juice is a delicious start of the day. I would recommend drinking this juice on an empty stomach, which will help to effectively detoxify the body, and absorb valuable ingredients contained in the fruits. Usually my morning

Non-traditional Spanish tortilla

Non-traditional Spanish tortilla

Spanish tortilla is a great idea for a quick dinner. Tortilla also tastes good cold and makes an excellent packed lunch or picnic dish. The traditional tortilla contains potatoes and onions, but I see no obstacles to approach the subject