Today I would like to share with you the recipe for my Chinese food. When I used rice paper for the first time I was surprised by its resilience and elasticity. I thought that making spring rolls would be difficult and the rice paper so fine that it would tear during the stuffing. Thankfully, I found that using this product is very easy.

You can prepare the stuffing for the spring rolls according to your own taste. Vegetables, meat, fish – all of them will be excellent. I mixed vegetables with crabsticks. It was very tasty. It is immensely important not to overcook the vegetables. If the vegetables are not crunchy, the dish will lose its character.

rice paper
half a medium courgette
half a red pepper
1 carrot
2 cloves of garlic
1 chili pepper
200g of crabsticks
juice from half a lemon
1 tablespoon of honey
a fistful of minced chives
soya sauce, pepper
oil for frying


I'm curious how you do shopping. Do you lumber up your car boot once a week for a whole week, or maybe every day you do a little shopping in your favourite boutique. I combine both these options. I do a big shop once a week, but I buy bread in the newly opened bakery in which there are so many kinds of bread it will take ages to try all of them. From spring to autumn I buy fresh vegetables and fruit at the market.

I have a permanent set of products which I buy every week and always have in the fridge. Apart from a huge amount of vegetables, fruit and groats, French pastry is always part of my shopping. I like to have it on hand because it affords a lot of opportunity to prepare lunch dishes like tarts or pizza, snacks or desserts.

Because it is so disheartening outside, I thought that what goes on my plate should be sweet and colourful. I prepared simple small nests from French pastry with budino and colourful bits of fruit. Use your favourite fruit and create your own beautiful dessert.

Ingredients (8 cookies):
1 pack of chilled French pastry
300ml of milk
2 tablespoons of xylitol
1 egg
1 tablespoon of brown sugar


This year during the winter holiday I came up with the idea of a family lunch on the beach. For obvious reasons, this is a difficult task to realize in February. Outside it was minus 6 and even the light wind and moisture created a chilly feeling. On a map of the Tri-City, which was given to us by a nice woman in the museum in Gdańsk, I found a restaurant which looked like it was nearest to the beach. This took us on to Gdynia Orłowo. The winter beach under a beautiful cliff entranced me at once. The Pier with icy puncheons and loads of ducks and swans swimming around looked picturesque. Silence and calm, which is rarely met here in the summer, encouraged us to take a walk. We didn't let the frosty weather defeat us and spent a lot of time soaking up the atmosphere of the winter seaside.

Although it was enchanting, our frozen noses and hands, and our children's rumbling bellies, forced us into the nearby restaurant – Tavern Orłowska, which really is placed on the beach. In summer you can eat lunch in the beachside open porch. Now it was closed, so we ate in the spacious but cosy dining room, with decorative maritime equipment. For small children, a big aquarium with lobsters was the centrepiece of the restaurant.

I don't know who invented hot winter tea, but it was what we needed the most at that moment. It was big and strong with orange, honey, cloves, cinnamon and ginger, served pleasantly in a round stein, which warmed our hands up nicely.


Inspired by healthy food and using groats in 1001 possible and impossible ways, I prepared my own groats dish. It is excellent for lunch and safe to take to work. You can lock it up in your lunch box and eat it when you would like something tasty. This meal is easy to heat up and it doesn't have such a strong smell. This is important when we share a common space in the office. Prepare your own version of this dish: there are as many opportunities as there are kinds of groats and vegetables. If the only thing you like without meat is desserts, add fried chicken breast, bacon or sausage.

Today I would like to propose a colourful dish. I prepared three versions: red groats with beetroots, yellow groats to which I added pumpkin, and green groats with courgette and peas. If you would like more colorful dishes, mix the vegetables together. It is immensely important not to overdo the vegetables. If they are not crunchy, the dish will lose its character and it won't look nice. And we also eat with our eyes, don't we?

Red groats
150g buckwheat groats
2 baked beetroots
red pepper
half a red onion
half a chili pepper
1 clove of garlic
2 tablespoons of lemon juice
1 tablespoon of honey
salt and pepper
sesame seeds


Today something to nibble on when reading a book, watching a movie, or drinking coffee or tea. You can reach for these light, exquisite amaranth cookies with sesame seeds on the fly, and unwittingly eat them all while concentrating on something else. They are excellent as ingredients of a packed lunch. Today, instead of sugar I added maple syrup. Thanks to this the cookies have a golden colour and slightly caramel taste which we like very much. If you would like the cookies to be lighter, add white sugar.

You can find amaranth in organic food shops, in hypermarkets and trading posts with healthy treats, but also in Rossmann. Once it was the oldest cultivated plant – eaten by Incas, Mayans, and Aztecs – and now it has been discovered afresh and has been dubbed the grain of the XXI century. It is an extremely rich source of iron, protein and unsaturated fatty acid, which brings the risk of heart disease down. By virtue of the large amount of dietary fibre it contains, it has a beneficial effect on the intestines.

25g of puffed amaranth
30g of sesame seeds
100g of flour
60g of butter
110g of maple syrup
1/2 of teaspoon of baking powder

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