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Shimeji Omelette on Rice

Shimeji Omelette on Rice

This omelette is inspired by a dish that we ate in a random Café in Bangkok. This recipe is a mix between scrambled eggs and an omelette cooked in a way that the yolk stays runny and even the white is not quite firm. End […]

Quick puttanesca-inspired pasta with tofu

Quick puttanesca-inspired pasta with tofu

This sauce is super tasty and super quick, it’s done in the time it takes to cook your pasta so from start to finish it’s a 15 minute meal. Adding tofu is anything but traditional but it’s a great option for pasta lovers who like […]

Feta, bell pepper and thyme tart

Feta, bell pepper and thyme tart

More-ish feta tart with bell pepper, thyme and black olives. Cooking time: 60 minutes Serves: 6 Ingredientes Round baking tin – 20 cm. diamater Parchment paper Pastry 1 1/2 cup plain flour 1/2 cup cornstarch 1 1/2 tbsp yogurt or cream 250 g cold butter, […]

Alleged American Gherkins

Alleged American Gherkins

Poles love their pickles. No surprise that as a kid, I joyfully accompanied my grandma in preserving… everything. Baby cucumbers, tomatoes, broad beans, beetroots, cauliflower, bell peppers, onions, you name it. Both grandparents were gherkins’ fiends. When going to the market, they selected the smallest […]

Roasted paneer – tomato salad

Roasted paneer – tomato salad

Easy salad with roasted paneer, tomato and eggplant served on a bed of greens. Yum! The recipe was inspired by Meera Sodha’s “East”. Ingredientes Dressing 250 g paneer (or tofu for vegans) , cut in big cubes 250 g tomatoes, cut in quarters ot baby […]

Paneer with Mustard Leaves

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 […]

Finger-licking Lemon Curd

Finger-licking Lemon Curd

Lemon Curd is a real home comfort food for me. At home my mother would usually only make it at Christmas, so it also evokes Christmassy very feelings. Well this is my mother’s original recipe and as I write this, one month after being home […]

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 […]