Spring

‘The-quickest-ever-yes-really-pickled-cucumbers’

Solenya is a Russian word for any salted (sol is salt of course) vegetables. the English ‘pickles’ doesn’t quite convey the same breadth of meaning. The sheer variety of uses and processes that Slavs endue their salted staff. In Slavic

Spring

The spring salad of pale greens and pinks

A search for more charming, appreciatively lighter ways of dealing of spuds is a constant theme in my life. The lovely Daily Spud would agree, I’m sure. Yesterday was the first spring day in England. Officially. I came out of

Spring

The Manly pancake pie

I feel wrong about celebrating Russian day of¬† the ‘motherland’s defenders’, commonly known as ‘The Men’s day’. Needless to say current political situation in Mother Russia makes one uncertain about outright signs of patriotic feelings. Perhaps with my British sensibilities¬†