December 2011

Even though we didn’t spend Christmas at home, I went to our local market a few days before holidays and bought plenty of seasonal fruit and vegetables (read: tangerines, figs, squashes, apples, chestnuts, etc). When we came back home after … Read more…

Christmas came late to our home this year. Weeks before the Christmas period were pretty busy with various kinds of things, most of them rather unimportant, that needed to be done. It was only in mid December, when I spoke … Read more…

Sauerkraut with split peas wasn’t a typical dish at the Christmas Eve I remember from my childhood. But when it came to my first Christmas Eve prepared by me, Max said that sauerkraut with split peas is a must. And … Read more…

This year we’re spending Christmas in Poland, so there are no big food preparations at home. Christmas cooking (or to be exact Christmas Eve cooking) always reminds me my Grandma Gina’s house, where we used to spend Christmas. Christmas Eve … Read more…