cake · cake decorating · dessert · diy

How to make a mirror glaze for cakes

How to make a mirror glaze for cakes? It is actually simpler than it looks. I was asked by a friend if I could make a cake for his Mum’s birthday and since I haven’t baked a proper birthday cake in a while I was more than happy to do it! We all know that… Continue reading How to make a mirror glaze for cakes

christmas · edible gift · przetwory · vegetarian · wegetariańskie

Homemade Christmas Mincemeat

Christmas Mincemeat! The season for mincemeat can officially begin! I only tried it for the first time, last year when one of my co-workers got us a massive batch of mince pies and I instantly fell in love. When I heard the name “Mincemeat” I thought it was simply a minced meat mixed with fruits… Continue reading Homemade Christmas Mincemeat

christmas · drinks · edible gift · liqueur

Homemade Fudge Liqueur

  Festive season is just around the corner and most of us will be looking at creating Christmas gifts shopping list very soon so I though I would share with you this perfect Christmas edible gift – Fudge Liqueur! It’s deliciously sweet, smooth and silky – should last in the fridge for up to a… Continue reading Homemade Fudge Liqueur

breakfast · śniadanie

Bacon Egg and Cheese Breakfast Sandwich

I was never a big fan of sandwich with eggs, I thought it is too heavy for breakfast. Yesterday I decided to go for something different than my usual fry up brekkie with baked beans. I decided to make a bagel sandwich with eggs, fried bacon, and cheese! Now this is what I call the ultimate breakfast… Continue reading Bacon Egg and Cheese Breakfast Sandwich

bacon · how to? · kitchen hacks · snack · tutorial

How to bake perfect crispy bacon?

I think everyone know I’m slightly obsessed with bacon. I cook it at least couple of times a week but what most annoys me the fact that frying it on the pan sets of my smoke alarms and they go on and on like crazy until I find a stool high enough to reach them,… Continue reading How to bake perfect crispy bacon?

breakfast · Polish food · ser · śniadanie · vegetarian · wegetariańskie

Apple & curd cheese fritters

Sometimes I struggle when it comes to breakfast ideas and don’t get me wrong I like porridge, open sandwiches and full English but sometimes I crave for something different. I remember my Mum making delicious and fluffy fritters called “racuchy” with apples so I thought this is it, I have to make them. Going through… Continue reading Apple & curd cheese fritters

Morphy Richards Soup Maker · one pot · Polish food · soup · vegetarian · wegetariańskie · zupa · zupy

Soup Maker Recipe: Barszcz (Borscht) Polish Beetroot Soup

Another recipe using beetroots, I hope you guys are not bored yet? But I just couldn’t help myself! This was the second soup I learned to cook when I was a kid, my Mum used to make the best sour cucumber and dill soup which she taught me how to cook first, then was the… Continue reading Soup Maker Recipe: Barszcz (Borscht) Polish Beetroot Soup

dip · Polish food · relish · slow cooker · vegetarian · wegetariańskie

Slow Cooked Beetroot Relish

My Nan used to make the best beetroot relish. In Poland we serve beetroot relishes as a side dish, typically on a Sunday with either fried chicken legs or “mielone” mince meat patties (like a meat loaf with shape similar to fish cakes). When I was a little girl, I used to hate beetroot relish,… Continue reading Slow Cooked Beetroot Relish

cheesecake · deser · dessert · sernik

White chocolate raspberry cheesecake (with raspberry sauce)

I was asked to make a cheesecake with raspberries but without actual raspberry bits inside, well not a big deal! I’m not a fan of heavy dense cheesecakes but this one is definitely one of the best ones I had and picky eater I made it for said it’s apparently “the best cheesecake ever” –… Continue reading White chocolate raspberry cheesecake (with raspberry sauce)

lunch do pracy · one pot · Polish food · sałatka · starter · szynka

Broccoli, feta cheese and ham salad

I used to eat a lot of salads and I’m not talking salads with lots of lettuce and crispy veggies, I’m talking about heavy salads with a lot of mayo and sometimes weird combination of vegetables / meats. This is basically what ends up on every Polish table during some kind of celebrations either “name… Continue reading Broccoli, feta cheese and ham salad