Steamed Couscous with Olives and Pickled Lemon

11. 7. 2015|

Quite a few people were astounded when I told them about how couscous is made in Morocco. It’s no five-minute affair involving a kettle of boiled water! It’s much more time consuming, but also that much better.

Radishes with Dill-Buttermilk Dressing and Cheddar

8. 7. 2015|

Again, something to inspire you to love radishes. One fine day, I was walking through the market. There were beautiful radishes on display, and right next to them, bunches of fluffy dill.

Moroccan Potato Salad with Cumin and Cilantro

18. 6. 2015|

In the mountains, while travelling from Quarzazate to Marrakesh, I sampled one of the finest Moroccan dishes.

Fennel and Radish Salad with Oranges and Orange Blossom Water

10. 6. 2015|

While preparing for my trip to Morocco, I researched Moroccan cuisine. I was already aware that it features amazing combinations spiked with interesting flavours, but when I came across a salad with orange blossom water, I immediately had to dash out for some fennel.

Salsify With Bear Garlic

18. 5. 2015|

Salsify is a wonderful vegetable. One of the less known ones.

Beer Cheese

14. 5. 2015|

It’s not made from beer, but eaten with it. Maybe it’s my Moravian provenance, but I only tried my first beer cheese in Prague, at a pub called U Zlatého Tygra (The Golden Tiger).

Radishes: Dullness? Awesomeness!

10. 5. 2015|

As a child, I used to get them in a little bowl. Sure, they looked nice, but I only ate them because I wouldn’t get anything else if I didn’t.

Buttered Quark Gnocchi with Bear Garlic

7. 5. 2015|

The bear garlic season is short, so I always look out for it hungrily, and cannot get enough of it once it becomes available.