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

fresh, clear, well seasoned perspective

It’s a Sunday morning and raining. It’s been ages I cooked with my fellows in One Globe • One Meal • One Day & Many Cooks. This weekend theme has been Ratatouille. Perfect! I can kill two birds with one stone – to participate in the event, and having a new post on my blog. … 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

LATIN FLAVOUR

It was New Year’s afternoon and my spontaneous surprising guests from Prague and I decided to go to our favourite Korean place in Berlin, but it was closed. After heavy thinking (you can imagine the hard work after the New Year’s party), I recalled a Peruvian restaurant where my flat mate goes with her Uruguayan boyfriend every … Continue reading

CHRISTMAS FOOD NIRVANA

This year I had really different Christmas holiday. I spent it at my friends‘ place and cooked for eight people. That was a big challenge. Not because of the number of people, but because I decided to prepare some dishes I have never made before. Goose liver and roast goose were totally new for me. … 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

TORTA SALATA CON RADICCHIO ROSSO BY MARIA

This tart was recommended to me by a friend of mine Maria. She lives with her family on a lovely farm Oliwood in the countryside of Tuscany. They grow many types of fruit and vegetable there. Nowadays, Maria starts to learn how to produce an olive oil. I really admire her! In my research, I had … 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

A LITTLE STOP IN PRAGUE

As my trip to Tuscany had been unfortunately cancelled, I decided to visit Prague for few days on my way back home. Therefore I somehow did not manage to visit special places or restaurants. But I am the lucky one, have many friends there and one of them is a really great cook. Michal is a photographer and … Continue reading

STUFFED PEPPERS WITH TOMATO SAUCE & GRILLED POLENTA-PARMIGIANO DUMPLINGS

This is one of my most favourite summer dishes of my childhood. I have just upgraded it as I usually do with all recipes. The origin recipe is based on the mixture of pork and beef , I prefer beef, lamb or mixture and originally you cook the peppers in the tomato sauce, I prefer … Continue reading

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