Monthly Archives: December 2014

Cashew-Peanut Stew (Ghanian Nkhatenkwan)

Imagine my delighted surprise when I was approached with a guest post proposition—by Rika of Vegan Miam, the wanderlusting queen herself! For every frankenstein recipe I dream up, she’s already been in and out of several countries, vegan treats and beautiful … Continue reading

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Christmassy Poland & Kraków Bagels (Obwarzanek)

For an old city, Kraków feels young. Sure there are plenty of wizened folk walking their matching dogs, plenty haunched over their breakfasts or selling obwarzanek krakowski, but Kraków itself—as a cultural centre and urban dwelling place—feels young in the sense that it’s just getting back … Continue reading

Posted in Baked Goods, Breakfast, Finger Food, Jewish, Lithuania, Market, Poland, Russia/Ukraine, Travel | Tagged , , , , | 8 Comments

Vegan Tangerine Pepparkakor (Swedish Gingersnaps)

I always wondered how the smell of gingerbread spices is so universally Christmassy. It must be something about the sweet warmth of the cinnamon-ginger-clove-allspice-etcetera combination that evokes some sort of human response that resonates with fairy lights and a layer of … Continue reading

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