Are you sick of lamb yet? Well, I certainly am not, even though last week was kind of over-lambed for us. Yet I keep coming back for more. Today I found a neat little recipe for Cawl — a traditional Welsh hearty soup, typically made with beef or mutton on a bone and whatever seasonal […]
We’ve had dreadful weather outside for weeks now. Gloomy, muggy, wet mess of a weather. And although we are not technically yet in the soup season, I can already smell the fall creeping in. After all, the temperature drop from high nineties into mid eighties must be celebrated and interpreted as autumnal chill here in […]
Today’s post is about a recipe that I found randomly a few years ago. It was quoted from a book The New Spanish Table by Anya Von Bremsen. While I don’t own this particular book, I do own another volume by the same author, which I absolutely adore. It’s called Please To The Table, and […]
There are some nights when you just want something quiet and homey for dinner. Nothing fancy or particularly elaborate, and nothing that requires your constant presence in the kitchen. Tonight is the night. Easy does it, and turns out easy it perfectly acceptable on a Friday night after a busy week. This dinner makes me […]
Growing up, among my favorite books one could find a collection of poetry for children by Polish authors. It was wonderfully translated into Russian by various talented Russian writers. I loved many of the poems and you could hear me reciting some of them quite frequently.
We bought a Kamado grill. Need I say more? Once I figured out how to light it, things have been cooking on it like no tomorrow. First I threw a butterflied leg-o-lamb on it. That thing had been marinating in my fridge for over 24 hrs. It didn’t quite come out blog-worthy, due to temperature […]
Sometimes it’s really amazing to see what makes people tick. With zillions of food blogs, sites dedicated to food, cooking and entertaining, gorgeous cookbooks and TV shows, you’d think one would be in a constant state of epicurean exploration, looking for something unimaginably tasty, elaborate and exquisite, infinitely variable and pleasing to the eye… At […]