Why am I writing about food?
I am committed to living well and staying well. As Hippocrates said "Nature itself is the best physician” I believe our job as humans is to take care of ourselves and show respect to the body we received. Our body is the ground in which we harvest the beautiful garden of our personality and spirit.
My grandparents from both mum’s and dad’s side had farms so as a child I loved spending my summer time there. At the time I did not care about food that much, I just ate whatever was given to me by my grandma or mum. However, food- has always been very important part of my life in Poland. Needless, to say that the Polish hospitality is all based around food. When you enter Poles' household you will always be welcomed with a full table and if you refuse to try the householder's offer to eat that's simply speaking very rude of you (even if you're not hungry!)- e.g. my grandma would be very offended if you rejected the lunch or cake offered upon visiting her.
As the years passed by, I had forgotten about all the natural beauty of freshly ripped veg and fruit and home made food and instead, I endured the life of capitalistic eating.
For years, I had eaten whatever I was thought to eat. But, in recent years, I started realizing that majority of the supermarket food has nothing to do with food at all. Therefore, my food choices have very simple recipes: to eat simply, and focus on non-processed food. Whatever I would not have found in the mother’s earth garden- I do not count as food.
I make exceptions, I am not perfect but trying to stick to the 80-20% ratio.
My recipes are based on the “non-processed” idea and ideally home-made.
I mix things, refer to the traditional farmers food (e.g. fermented goodies) and follow a gluten-free diet since March 2017. I am not celiac or gluten sensitive diagnosed - so beware when considering my gluten-free recipes that I use the GF ingredients which occur to be gluten free by it’s nature - but not all purchases are GF certified.
The recipes on my websites are not a dietary advice as I simply share my own ideas, what I eat- and what works for me.
Read more about my decision choices here. (more to come).
And because life is for sharing- happy reading! :-)