Category Archives: Mains

Courgette in soy sauce

A quick and simple summer dinner. Serves: 2 Ingredients: 1 long leek, sliced into half-moons 1 medium courgette, diced handful of frozen peas 1 tbsp of oil 1-2 tbsp of soy sauce 1 tsp of rice vinegar (or lemon juice)  … Continue reading

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Turkey breast in creamy sauce

One of my go to recipes for turkey. I like it with rice best, but potatoes would be good too.  Origin: Anna Ciesielska “Filozofia Smaku” Ingredients: 1 kg turkey breast – diced 2 large carrots – diced 250 g mushrooms … Continue reading

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Beef, carrot and fennel stew

A very nice spring/summer stew. It’s tasty and light and also simple to make. It can be served with rice, pasta or buckwheat. Boiled potatoes would be good too. Enjoy! Inspiration: Anna Ciesielska “Philosophy of Flavour” Ingredients: 1 kg stewing … Continue reading

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Home made burrito

This is our favourite weekend dinner. Perhaps it’s not an original Mexican recipe, but it’s yummy none the less. Ingredients: 1kg minced beef 2 medium onions, diced 1 can of pinto beans optional: 1 small can of refried beans (275 … Continue reading

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Turkey roasted with veg

I love one pot roasts like this one here. Meat and vegetables together, to save time and effort. There is some simple prep work involved, some time in the oven and the Sunday dinner is ready. The dish can be … Continue reading

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Beef and veg crepes

It’s a tasty way to use up meat and vegetables from cooking broth. Origin: Anna Ciesielska “Philosophy of Health” Ingredients for the filling: Oil for frying 2 onions – chopped Leftover vegetables from broth: carrots, parsnips, fennel, celery stick – … Continue reading

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Homemade burgers

Beef burgers, a very popular BBQ fare, can be successfully made at home. The best burgers are made from freshly ground beef (electric mincer is of a great help here). They say the meat for burgers should be at around … Continue reading

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Pearl barley with swede

I was looking for something else I could do with swede. It used to be a very popular vegetable in Poland, so I looked on the internet and found this web page with Polish regional foods – rustic, long forgotten … Continue reading

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Potato, swede and carrot pancakes

One of the most popular dishes in Poland is potato pancakes. Usually they are served with soured cream. Since I had some left over swede I decided to experiment a little and added it in to the traditional potato pancake … Continue reading

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Warm lentil and roast veg salad

I love this salad of warm lentils and roasted veg in sweet and sour dressing. It’s great for lunch or supper. Origin: Hugh Fearnley-Whittingstall “Veg every day” Serves: 2 Ingredients for the salad: 2 large parsnips, peeled and cut into batons … Continue reading

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