Christmas


How are your Christmas preparations going? Have you planned your festive menu yet? What are your favourite dishes? The ones you need to have for Christmas to happen? For me, the magic of Christmas is the magic of childhood and … Read more…


Is it difficult to keep up with a healthy diet over the festive period? Well, I certainly wouldn’t recommend starting any restrictive diet like anti-candida during this period. But if you’re in the swing of it already, like I am, … Read more…


Christmas is (almost) here! It certainly feels much closer as of today, as we’ve decorated our house with Christmas ornaments, cheerful garlands and festive lights. We have put up our Christmas tree, all silvery-white this year, calling for white Christmas, … Read more…


I didn’t plan any sweet blog posts so early in the year, but these sweet treats deserve a mention. I actually made them between Xmas and New Year, but didn’t get around to posting them straight away, so here they … Read more…


And here we come to the twelfth recipe for this Christmas. A healthy dessert to top the list of this year’s festive dishes. I think this Christmas feast for us, will be a combination of traditional and healthy recipes on … Read more…


Here’s a relatively quick and easy festive recipe. It uses ready-to-roll puff pastry and as long as you’ve got all the ingredients to hand, it doesn’t take much effort or time to prepare, so you can easily make it on … Read more…


…Christmas time, mistletoe and wine… Yes, mistletoe and wine will certainly be present at our home on Christmas day. Although every year, the main question is, what to make for the Christmas meal? As we celebrate the Christmas Eve as … Read more…


When I write about Christmas spent with my family, grandma’s culinary treats in form of these little parcels with apple, poppy seed and dried mushroom fillings come to mind straight away. To be honest, I’ve never seen them anywhere else … Read more…


Generally, I wouldn’t call myself a traditionalist. But on the night of 24th of December, suddenly the world changes. Christmas Eve is for me a night full of traditions, memories and magic. It’s that first start that inaugurates festive dinner, … Read more…


Kutia is a traditional sweet pudding originating in Eastern Poland and Poland’s Eastern neighbours such as Ukraine, Belarus and Lithuania. Even though my grandparents came from the Vilnius Region in Lithuania and as a result poppy seed dishes were very … Read more…