Tag Archives: season – summer

Beet-chard soup

This is my take on the beet-chard soup. There’s minimum chopping involved and the taste is just delicious. Some may be surprised by the presence of the egg, but that’s how my mum served a traditional Polish soup made with … Continue reading

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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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Runner bean soup

Another summer time soup. This one is with runner beans and sour cream. Bon apetit! Ingredients: 1 litre water and 1 litre of broth 4-5 medium potatoes, peeled and finely diced 3 medium carrots, peeled and sliced into half-coins 2 … 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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Summer veg soup

I grew up on my mom’s and my grandma’s soups. My grandfather had to have some soup every day, or even twice a day, for breakfast (yes, breakfast!) and dinner. I love soups myself and there’s often some in my … 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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Fennel soup

  This is one of my every-day standards. The fennel in this soup is very subtle and the dill compliments it. Serves: about 6 Ingredients: 1.5 l of the basic stock 4 medium potatoes, about 500 g, peeled and roughly … Continue reading

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Simple rocket salad

I promised myself to post on this blog everything I really like, and this is one of the things. I first tried it from the menu of a restaurant I was working for some years ago. Serves: 2 Ingredients: 70 … Continue reading

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Asparagus risotto

If I was to make just one dish with asparagus it would be this one. It’s flavoursome, refreshing and comforting. It’s also very simple and easy to make, and you don’t need any special stock for it. The Italians have … Continue reading

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Fennel in butter

Apart from being a popular garnish for fish fennel can be very nice on its own, served as a side dish. Buttery fennel from this recipe just melts in the mouth. I only hope you won’t be put off by … Continue reading

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