On the wild side – bear’s garlic pesto

Bear's garlic is highly valued for its strong scent and delicate taste. It is an early spring tonic boosting with loads of vitamins.

Beetroot and goat cheese tartalette

Just beet it! There's one question that I always answer differently - "what is your favorite dish?". The first thought that comes to my mind - "Well, what exactly do you mean?" It depends... On time of the year, month or even day, who I'm with, where I am, what music is playing in my … Continue reading Beetroot and goat cheese tartalette

Breakfast pizza with runny quail eggs

Pizza for breakfast? Hell, yeah! The regular, ordinary pizza is not really my thing. I know - there may be something wrong with me. Who doesn't like pizza, right? I wouldn't say I don't like it. I'd have it once in a while when someone else decides to take a date or gate together to … Continue reading Breakfast pizza with runny quail eggs

“Pan con tomate” and a little extra

I love days when my only problem is - what's for breakfast? Oh... And how long is the afternoon run! Lately I felt a bit stuck on eggs (almost as many ways as one could think of) and porridges (oats or buckwheat topped with almost anything one could think of). And although looking at our … Continue reading “Pan con tomate” and a little extra

Zucchini waffles with lightly smoked salmon

"Sometimes I've believed as many as six impossible things before breakfast". Lewis Carroll I love those days when there's plenty of time for a long, leisurely breakfast and no need nor wish to hurry anywhere. It's a true happy place. Top that with a day off, sunshine on the terrace and a glass of chilled … Continue reading Zucchini waffles with lightly smoked salmon

Grilled sandwich with caramelized onions, mushrooms and goat cheese

"Life is like a sandwich - the more you add to it, the better it becomes".  Sandwiches for breakfast were kind of a "default" choice when I was growing up. Easiest, quickest to make and hassle free. White bread, butter, cheese or sausage, topped with a tomato or cucumber when available. No one in our … Continue reading Grilled sandwich with caramelized onions, mushrooms and goat cheese

Pearl barley with caramelized vegetables

"Pros and cons of making food. Pros - food, cons - making" I consider this time of year the period "in between". The fresh vegetables grown locally are not quite there yet and the root vegetables grown last season are still good enough. Don't you have that feeling when hitting the store you see all … Continue reading Pearl barley with caramelized vegetables