What I love about this dish is how simple it is— just a couple ingredients, and though it looks elaborate, it is very easy to prepare. When the tomatoes cook down, they create their own rich, delicious sauce. I first had this dish at Affinity Gardens in Winnipeg, and the savory, tangy tomatoes were a... Continue Reading →
Since I'm overseas, I decided to throw a small, impromptu Thanksgiving dinner with a friend: tofu and tomatoes, potato pancakes and Turkish red lentil köfte. Ok, so that's in no way traditional— but I enjoyed the cooking, and my friend enjoyed the different flavors. Have a great Thanksgiving, no matter where you are!
It’s easy to spend time being grumpy about folks not understanding why I’m a vegetarian or gluten-free. But this Thanksgiving, when I’m eleventy-thousand milemeters from home,* I’m realizing how great my friends and family are— and how lucky I am. So here is a shoutout to my awesome friends and family who are cheerfully creative... Continue Reading →
I'm really excited about this— Ann Arbor area's Tasty Bakery is looking to open a brick-and-mortar shop! Which means more of their gluten-free and vegan desserts and breads. Honestly, I like their baked goods not just because they're wheat free, but because they're delicious. Their teff bread makes great sandwiches, their savory rosemary crackers make... Continue Reading →
Super short post, but I want to mention: I have put together a list of resources for those going gluten-free in Michigan, such as support groups and bakeries. Priorities! Also, I've slightly reorganized my menus— hoping to make my blog easier to navigate. Please take a moment to admire my brand-new banner, showing both Detroit and Poland,... Continue Reading →
So I got dumped shortly before I moved to Poland, the closest gluten-free pizza is 4 hours away in Berlin, and it’s my birthday. What’s a girl to do? Discover Schär’s gluten-free pizza in the freezer section at the local Piotr i Paweł grocery store, that’s what. I’ve been on the hunt for gluten-free pizza... Continue Reading →
After seeing Halloween displays in Poland, I wondered: is the American tradition of candy and costumes compatible with the solemn day of collective mourning, All Soul’s Day? Curious about both this, and how the Day of the Dead is celebrated here, I decided to find out. And I was unprepared for how beautifully the local... Continue Reading →