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Musings on recipes and goulash

Musings on recipes and goulash

These days, I've been talking about the art of writing cooking recipes with Katja Jenčič, translator and book editor. As we were going over notes for ...
Bark and weeds

Bark and weeds

Today's menu: appetiser—bark, second course—weeds. Who will be the highest bidder? But who would even eat this? What about … bark with caviar and weed ...
Bitter-sweet “čimulice” (chee-moo-lee-tse)

Bitter-sweet “čimulice” (chee-moo-lee-tse)

Are you wondering what is hiding behind the meaning of “čimula”, a mysterious word whose pronunciation makes our ears tingle with curiosity? Čima, čim ...
Lamb, twice

Lamb, twice

At the beginning of last month, I moved to Vrhovci with my family. We arranged our new home, next to the creek of Mali graben and slowly started to ex ...
A demonstration of a battle in the garden

A demonstration of a battle in the garden

Now then. Things are about to get serious. To the front line and ... attaaack! A bomb here, a machine gun there, a knife between the teeth and let's e ...
The Trenta Valley and the Bovec Pockets Dessert

The Trenta Valley and the Bovec Pockets Dessert

Our family spent this year’s winter holidays in the Trenta valley. The weather was, typical for the Julian Alps region, unpredictable and fickle. The ...
The wild side of the sea coast

The wild side of the sea coast

Who would have thought that sea beet growing by the sea loves salty soil so much that it doesn't even grow on any other soil as a self-sown plant? And ...
Aunt beetroot and uncle borscht

Aunt beetroot and uncle borscht

“ These iron curtains of the old wench are pulling beetroots” is a known text phrase of our Slovene punk band Pankrti, which sang it in the beginning ...
P for persimmon

P for persimmon

In autumn, when nature turns its visual pallet into all kinds of earthy colors and the wind blows away the leaves on almost every tree, we suddenly lo ...
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