3 tips for killer salads

I’m obsessed with a good salad and I’m always looking for new ideas or ingredients. When eating out is usually the salad that disappoints me. There really is nothing wrong than mouth watering description followed by 3 sad spinach leaves with a couple of cubes of roasted butternut squash, and a splash of balsamic vinegar.

 

A salad is easy enough to make and I can imagine you won’t be necessarily…

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Lentil and tomato soup

It’s this time of the year. The days are getting shorter, there is chill in the air and for me it’s a sure sign to pull my soup pot out and start cooking.

This lentil and tomato soup I everything I could ask for on a cold evening. It’s thick, warming, slightly spicy… Ok, have to run to eat some more;)

 

Lentil tomato soup

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Back to balance post Halloween

I know, I know, Halloween candy just attacked you. And then another 10. It’s all good, seriously☺ And in case you feel slightly sluggish and maybe a little tired after the sugar loaded weekend, here is your next day on the plate to bring your body back to balance. If you can, eat all of these recipes in one day, but even if you include just one, you will…

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Haggis from my kitchen

Haggis is Scottish national dish, that combines meat with oatmeal, onions, salt and spices. It is traditionally cooked in a sheep’s stomach (a historic way of preserving meat), but most haggis nowadays is sold and cooked in a synthetic sausage casing.

In Poland we have a similar dish called kaszanka – blood sausage made of a mixture of pig’s blood, pig offal, and buckwheat kasza stuffed in a pig intestine.

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How to cook a fuss free dinner?

You come home late from work, you are hungry, and you reach out for a menu from your local take-out. You order your meal, have a shower, and change into your casual clothes. You’re starving, so you snack on crisps while you wait for the delivery. You may even have a quick toast to satisfy the first hunger. Forty minutes after your phone call, the delivery arrives. You sit…

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What do I eat?

The question I get asked the most often is: “so what do you eat“? I usually answer with a simple EVERYTHING, but that doesn’t cut it in most cases. So I thought today I give you a sneak peak into my day on the plate.

I eat mostly plant based diet, but every now and again – I enjoy eggs. This is my favourite way to have eggs:

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How to navigate a dinner party with special dietary requirements

When I first went full-time vegetarian (for me it was a process that took about 10 years), I found it difficult to attend dinner parties. I felt guilty when my friends went through so much trouble to cook a beautiful meal, which I wouldn’t be able to eat. I used to keep myself invisible and filled up on potatoes. As you can imagine, this tactic didn’t go down well…

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I feel like having some soup

My sister and I sat at a kitchen table yesterday, working, and at lunchtime she said: “I feel like having some soup”. Simple enough, but there was no soup to be had.

Those, who know me well, know that saying something like this means a call to action. So action I took and I am quite proud of this one. It has just enough spice to balance the sweetness of the…

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