Category Archives: Breakfast/Supper

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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Stewed aubergines

Lovely dish to accompany eggs at breakfast. It’s also great with grilled meats or on its own, served with a piece of bread. Origin: Anna Ciesielska “Philosophy of Taste” Ingredients: 2 medium aubergines, roughly diced 1 large onion, peeled and … 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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Potato babka

Potato cake (potato babka) is a sovoury bake. It’s one of the Polish specialities that offer tasty combination of potatoes, bacon and onions. The cake can be a part of dinner served with some stew or sauerkraut salad. It can also … 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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Shakshuka

This is North African dish, hence the name. What it is, is simply eggs cooked in peppers and tomato sauce. It’s perfect for a weekend breakfast, with a slice of sourdough bread to mop up the sauce. Shakshuka is sweet and … Continue reading

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Spiced chickpeas

This is one of those dishes that could be served at breakfast, lunch or dinner (love that!). It’s a good accompaniment for fried eggs, rice or sausages. It tastes best reheated after overnight rest in the fridge. Here I added … Continue reading

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Veal patties

I like meat patties for their versatility. They can be eaten as part of a main meal or in sandwiches or for supper with some fried egg or salad. The veal patties here are meltingly tender when hot and that’s … Continue reading

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Spiced cauliflower fritters

For those who like Middle Eastern spices these fritters will be a real treat. For those who are still not convinced there’s a good chance they might get to really like them, with this recipe. Spices used here are not … Continue reading

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Braised cabbage with bacon and dill

New season’s cabbage can be a real treat when it’s cooked with some smoked bacon and fresh dill. It makes for a perfect meal in the late spring or during summer months. Ingredients: 2-3 larger scallions (about 200 g peeled, … Continue reading

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