In this hasty post I talk about blogging, birthdays, packing for a trip, and my favorite way to prepare a simple pot of beans.
More than the sum of their parts, these packable treats tick all the boxes: easy to make, just-healthy-enough, still indulgent.
A wonderful creative opportunity has been teaching me to take a closer look at the basic truths behind some kitchen basics.
A favorite recipe for a household staple that packs well, nourishes on the go, and so far seems to be a hit with everyone.
A springtime feast for two that seems to break all the rules can still be a festive celebration of the holiday spirit.
A cross-section of some vibrant cross-sections I shot in my kitchen to illustrate an upcoming food essay for Magazyn Wino.
An update on essays published, about to be published, or about to be written, plus a few words on working with Magazyn Wino.
Foolproof instructions for making an amazing pot of steamed millet that boasts nutty toasted notes and a tooth-engaging chew.
Filling yet light, this easy dish is both a fresh take on Polish holiday cooking and a case of warming all-purpose winter fare.
Mushroom hunting is not a fringe discipline in Poland. It is a main event: purposeful, trance-inducing, and worthy of analysis.
A hasty status on my food writing venture, overshadowed by an update on the mental state of one still living out of boxes.
I’m pleased to announce I’ve been invited to write about food for Poland’s premier wine culture bimonthly, Magazyn Wino.
Are you ready to start making sushi at home? Not sure how to shop and what to do next? This guide will get you started.
Dinnertime scenes from a family inclined to make sushi at home, even if it means eating an hour or two later than expected.
The secret to making those herbs last and last lies in giving them the attention they deserve as soon as you bring them home.
With simple ingredients, no beating until fluffy, and room for inexactness, here is one decadent treat that is easy to make.
I don’t know of another dessert that travels so well and elicits quite as much awe as these amazing bars from David Lebovitz.
Springtime is about restoring balance, and one delicious path to balance consists of Asian foods and Asian mealtime practices.
The single ingredient most uniformly missing from Western kitchens is also the one with the most potential for the home cook.
I seem to be on a mission to prove that a healthful, inexpensive, and delicious homemade meal can also be easy to make.
This year’s yield consists of eleven jars of strawberry, ten of blackcurrant, and a dozen each of apricot and raspberry.
Being in charge of a child’s culinary education ranks among my favorite responsibilities. Here is what I’ve learned so far.
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