Sweet and sour soup with mealballs

It is quite an unusual but lovely combination (the most known sweet and sour is probably a Chinese sauce or soup). This is however a very good, honest, filling and well worth making soup (I feel like Jamie saying this 🙂 ). This is Magda Gessler’s recipe from her new book „Smaczna Polska”. Ingredients for…

Sticky toffee pudding

I don’t have to introduce this dessert as it is very well known. I will say that I always thought it was time consuming and difficult to make – I couldn’t be more wrong – easy peasy! Not good if you are on a diet though – I guess lots of us are going to…

Cream of Brussels sprouts with polish kabanosy

The best way to use leftover Brussels sprouts is to make this delicious soup. After eating this soup you will love this underdog of vegetables and will buy it not only for Christmas meal but whenever available (to make this wonderful soup 😉 ). Polish famous chef Magda Gessler inspired me with her recipe from…

Soft gingerbread biscuits in chocolate

Great recipe for gingerbread biscuits, really tasty, spicy and most of all soft. Cookies are not too sweet so chocolate coating is a great match. Although they are quite time consuming (must be left overnight before baking) really worth a go – you can give them to children as they do not contain any preservatives and they…

Honey layered cake

A simplified version of Honey layered cake. The beauty of this recipe is that cakes can be baked in advance and stored for several days. This recipe is my mum’s recipe for Królewiec. I made it for my sons Christmas school fair and I have to tell you that my cake was a best seller…