gipsy food festival

A few weeks ago I was approached by my good friend Vladislava, who established a civic association called Divé maky (Wild Poppies ) some years ago, to participate in the Gipsy Food Festival which takes place in my hometown of Bratislava. The Wild Poppies support talented Gipsy children. On the Gipsy Week, there are many activities, … Continue reading

BEGINNING OF LENT

Officially, Lent started on Ash Wednesday, I am starting it today with usual Sunday cooking with my favourite Facebook group One Globe One Meal One Day & Many Cooks as the topic is Quiche. Forty days without meat and alcohol. I have never done it before, let’s see if I manage. So please do not expect any … Continue reading

NO RESERVATIONS

I have to confess that I looove cheesy romantic films and I am not ashamed of crying at all while watching them. But only on Sundays after the party weekends. I am usually lazy to cook, so I make frozen pizza or order a meal delivery service. Well, nobody is perfect… One of those Sundays, … Continue reading

FRAUENABEND

My flatmate Elisa and I use to organise „Frauenabends“ (girl’s evenings) from time to time in our apartment. We invite our friends and man are not allowed to participate. The basic rule is that each of the invited girls makes one meal. That night’s menu consisted of Houmous, Savoury Parmesan Tartlets, Papas a la Huancaína, … Continue reading

STRUCTURALIST MEAL BY KAROL

Karol Pichler is one of the first members and „regulars“ of the Facebook group One Globe – One Meal – One Day & Manny Cooks. The concept of the group is based on cooking one meal on certain subject every Sunday. Then the group members post the pictures of the dishes and sometimes share the recipes and … Continue reading

BOEUF BOURGUIGNON

I think it is a good idea to start this section with the film Julie & Julia and the Julia’s beef bourguignon. I have to admit that this film slightly inspired me. Not that I am going to cook according to the amazing Julia Child’s cooking book every day, but I have found it very … Continue reading

POTATO PANCAKES

This is one of the traditional meals in Slovakia. You can know it like „potato rösti“, too. This is not the healthiest  dish, but it is easy to make and very delicious. And I mean DELICIOUS! I remember platsky, how we call it in Slovakia, from my childhood and do not know any person who … Continue reading

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