Pkhali – balls of wild leaves mixed with nuts and spices – are popular cuisine in Georgia, where the locals enjoy a close relationship to nature.
Tubers often end up neglected in the back of the fridge. Yet carrots, celeriac and parsley root can be roasted or boiled to inspirational effect.
Maurycy Gomulicki, an artist and mushroom foraging enthusiast, talks about mushrooms, Mexico and his furry pink storeroom.
In this edition of ‘Miracle Diet’, we look at the mirabelle plum – a juicy, yellow delight that finds its way into all sorts of liquers and sauces.
In this edition of ‘Miracle Diet’, we look at the innocent joys and guilty pleasures of scrumping.
The school canteen menu in Poland is full of traditional comfort food. That same home-made feeling of culinary nostalgia can also be found in the country’s milk bars.
Flowers don’t only belong as crystallized cake decorations – there’s a whole host of wild plants whose flowers you can use for all sorts of jams, sugars and syrups.
Our gastronomy expert celebrates his vegetarian birthday, and gives a recipe for chocolate sweet potato pie.
Architect and food visionary Carolyn Steel talks about a culinary approach to a good life, the future of farming, and the importance of sharing food and meals.
In the face of ecological disaster, some people are taking a stand against destructive food practices. Local ingredients, zero waste and edible plates are just a handful of the ideas they are implementing.
Our gastronomy expert reflects on the Polish tradition of eating carp on Christmas Eve, and gives a recipe for coconut carp curry.
On lazy days – when you want to cook without effort and take time to read or day-dream – it’s good to know some methods for kitchen action with no action at all.
According to Polish tradition, at the stroke of midnight on Christmas Eve, animals gain the ability to converse with us humans. Maybe if we make a vegan hot chocolate, they’ll be even more happy to talk…
Changing the world might seem like a superhuman task, but it’s within all of our capabilities. When it comes to food, there are plenty of ways for us to make a difference through being altruistic.
It can be tempting to consider a nation’s traditional food as a product solely of that culture. Yet the reality is more complex. Cuisine is in constant flux; always being reinvented.
Our gastronomy expert outlines the virtues of spicy peppers, and gives a recipe for fermented chili sauce.
Our gastronomy expert recalls the lost art of cooking techniques, and gives a recipe for homemade yoghurt.
Our gastronomy expert explores the folklore behind Sambucus nigra L. (also known as elderberry), and gives a recipe for homemade elderflower cordial.
The concept of ethical consumption is often difficult to grasp. A plant-based blogger explores how we can recycle in the kitchen and reduce food waste.
The act of inheriting recipes is tied intrinsically with culture. It occurs not simply through remembering a technique, but within an unspoken sensory and emotional realm.
Our gastronomy expert remembers the spicy warmth of cardamom, and gives a recipe for homemade masala chai.
Cultural historian Jarosław Dumanowski talks with Magdalena Kasprzyk-Chevriaux about maintaining nutritional knowledge and the importance of our culinary roots.
Food isn’t simply a gustatory experience. It can also evoke associations with people and places, taking us on an emotional trip down memory lane.
Our gastronomy expert describes the culinary importance of sourness, and gives a recipe for homemade apple cider vinegar.
The versatility and rich flavour of mushrooms makes them an excellent cooking ingredient. It’s hardly surprising that mushroom-picking is an essential part of traditional Slavic culture.
The autumn months are perfect for all sorts of meat-free stews and soups. Poland’s leading plant-based blogger describes how to cook them.
Our gastronomy expert reminisces about the glorious taste of peanuts, and gives a recipe for homemade peanut butter.
Our gastronomy expert muses on the revolutionary roots of toasted oats, and gives a recipe for homemade granola.