The first cookbook I owned is the one my mother gave me when I started living on my own after college. It’s called Édeskönyv (Sweets) by Mária Hajková. It’s a baking book written in Hungarian, more precisely translated into Hungarian from Slovak, published in 1957. It promises that its 745 recipes will turn out good. Some of my very favorite desserts come from this book.
Who can resist a rich chocolate brownie? Yes, it’s high in calories but eating brownies in moderation can be part of a healthy lifestyle.
This easy and healthy soup is one of my comfort foods. It’s a quick one because the red lentils cook very fast.
“Do not worry about difficulties in mathematics; I can assure you mine are still greater.” — Albert Einstein
Panettone, this sweet Italian Christmas bread, loaded with candied citrus and raisins, is excellent not only on its own, but also as the main ingredient in bread pudding.
Cold, frosty, frozen. Lots of gray, mixed with some white.
It’s good for my soul when I visit my little village, Pozba, in Slovakia. In 2019, after many summer visits, it was time to see the familiar places of my childhood in the winter.
I love roasted vegetables very much, including roasted winter squashes. Roasted squashes are delicious on their own, but I also add them to salads.
Hello from our garden. It never fails to amaze us, especially in the fall.