Christmas Eve

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…

What makes Christmas Eve dishes so special is that they appear on the table only once a year. Even though everything turns around a few basic ingredients, every year we wait impatiently to finally savour them. For me, these are … Read more…

Probably totally against all the trends, I don’t really associate Christmas with presents. Perhaps it’s because the best Christmas I remember are the ones from my early childhood; that is Christmas in the 80’s in communist Poland. Although it must … Read more…

We’ve got ‘uszka’ from the last recipe, now we need clear red beet soup. For me that’s an irreplaceable combination. The one simply doesn’t exist without the other. From what I remember, red beet soup was my grandfather’s domain on … Read more…

December has started, so we can officially start the countdown to Christmas. To be honest, the Xmas season in London starts pretty much five minutes after Halloween and in the shops you can actually encounter chocolate snowmen in September, but … Read more…