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

when my plans are changed

Last week I was going to my favourite deli shop Frische Paradies to buy veel cheeks. But they didn’t have it. Once I was already there, decided to go for something else. Something fancy I have never cooked before. Poussins got me. I did recipe research and found this awesome recipe. Roasted poussins with pomegranate sauce and … Continue reading

I AM A CHILLI GIRL

Once my mum told me a story how I had become a fan of chilli. I was 2 or 3 years old. My father was eating something with hot peppers and I asked for some. My mum almost got heart attack and wanted to stop my father. Despite of that, he gave me a piece … 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

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

XMAS GIFTS WITHOUT STRESS

In 2011 I have decided to do things differently. I have tried to keep the promise, I gave to myself in the beginning of the year, during the Christmas time as well. So I didn’t run around the shops to get presents, but I have made them. These four delicious presents don’t take more than … 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

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