Go Local – Karat Banana

One of the most amazing things here is the variety in bananas. For a girl from the land of one variety- that I don’t even know the name of, because they’re just “bananas” – its a little baffling, to be honest. I don’t know how many varieties there are, I’ve been told around 40, but…

Holodnik and apple pie

This is the last of the Belarussian posts – I actually wrote it ages ago, but got so busy, I forgot to post it. Holodnik Holodnik is chilled soup, and this one is made of beetroot. We have had beetroot growing in the garden for months, and this week it was finally time to pull…

“Romantic” fried chicken dinner and the best apple pie ever

When I think of a romantic dinner, I think candles, wine, maybe some music. Fried chicken and tv doesn’t usually come to mind. But that’s what we went with on Friday night, and it didn’t turn out half bad. I was already making the seitan (yeah, i totally made seitan) when Mr called sounding very…