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simple, plant-based food with fresh ingredients, vegetables and heaps of grains

Author: Aleksandra

Follow-no-recipe Paneer with Mustard Leaves

Follow-no-recipe Paneer with Mustard Leaves

With 10 million dwellers, Bangkok is the largest city we have ever lived in. Travelling across different neighbourhoods is like moving between movie sets of, among others, the Blade Runner, Kabi Kushi Kabi Kan and the Sex and the City. With people, comes diversity, visible […]

Trinbagonian Chicken Stew

Trinbagonian Chicken Stew

This week we are hosting a guest post by Jovanna, a friend from Trinidad who was kind enough to teach us her mama’s potato and chicken stew! By Jovanna Stewed chicken and potato was the first real Caribbean dish my mother taught me to cook. […]

5 services in Amman to do your shopping without moving your arse

5 services in Amman to do your shopping without moving your arse

Selecting products that you like in the shop is often very rewarding. You get to pick the juiciest tomato or the ripest banana, and you are a part of the local community. However, we all have these days when life gets super busy, and shopping […]

Not so ‘hipster’ lentil pate

Not so ‘hipster’ lentil pate

  Last time when my father was donating blood, he received a cookbook with traditional recipes from our region in Poland (Swietokrzyskie). The project commissioned by a local newspaper ‘Echo Dnia‘ aimed to document local cuisine by interviewing the countryside cooks. When flicking through the […]

Polish pierogi (dumplings) with blueberries

Polish pierogi (dumplings) with blueberries

Blueberries foraging is a family sport in Poland. As a kid, I used to drive with my parents and grandparents to the nearby forest to pick some blueberries. Tiny shrubs carried heaps of little berries that tinted my fingernails for the days after the ‘harvest’. […]

Sri Lanka: 20 minute – okrah curry

Sri Lanka: 20 minute – okrah curry

Sri Lankan Okrah curry, a way to make okrah edible. And when I say edible, I mean it. I have been around the Middle East for quite some time and had a ‘pleasure’ of indulging in the local slimey okrah stews.  Many friends tried to convince me that […]

Sri Lanka: Sri Lankan Dry Spice Mix and Sri Lankan Curry Mix

Sri Lanka: Sri Lankan Dry Spice Mix and Sri Lankan Curry Mix

In March 2018, Mike and I visited Sri Lanka. During our stay, we attended a great cooking class and learnt a bunch of new recipes. Ever since we cook them when we crave for some comfort food! Today, we’re sharing with you recipes for two […]

How FoodieJo built her successful food critic’s social media account

How FoodieJo built her successful food critic’s social media account

Introducing Yasmin aka FoodieJo, someone who built a successful food critique blog, which is now being followed by over 8,000 people, in three years only. If you want to know more about her motivation and developing the FoodieJo brand keep reading this article! How did […]

Food critic’s guide to dining in Amman: 22 restaurants you should know!

Food critic’s guide to dining in Amman: 22 restaurants you should know!

Have you ever wondered where to get the best sushi in Amman or which restaurant serves the juiciest brisket in town? The best and worst dining experiences of Yasmine aka FoodieJo in our interview below featuring: Chocolate jameed, Tacos Y mas Alla, FishFaceJo, Beni Hana,Frankfurter, Mille Rose, Joury, Thai Room, Abu […]

Aloo ko Achar: Nini’s Nepalese potato salad

Aloo ko Achar: Nini’s Nepalese potato salad

Coming from Poland, I don’t have much appreciation for potatoes. They are the everyday staple food served with every lunch or dinner. As a kid, I thought there was nothing exciting about them. Living abroad exposed me to the fun part of this spud and […]