Qchnia Artystyczna (Jazdów 2)
25-27.07 // FREE
It’s a fair like no other. A real treat for senses, full of colours and smells.
A relax zone will be a real oasis for body and soul among the city buzz.
FRIDAY is a chance to meet cookbook authors, chat about the hard and rewarding parts of the writing (and photographing) process. What is more, there will be a culinary garden (we wonder what that means!) in the courtyard and contemporary Polish porcelain on display.
Now, SATURDAY is a whole other set of activities. Bring your unwanted casseroles and exchange them for something you will love and use. If you happen to have made preserves, bring them and exchange for a cookbook. If you’re into cooking and want to learn recipies from other parts of the world, enjoy a lecture from authors of Asian cuisine, Indonesian cooking or Portuguese cookbook. Finally, meet Eliza Mórawska and learn all about apples (she will be talking about her new book On Apples), our national pride!
SUNDAY is all about food for thought. Various publishing houses will be presenting their cookbooks, a rare chance to actually talk to the authors. Polish chefs (Marta Gessler, Agata Wojda and Marcin Piotrowski) will exchange ideas on how to become a chef. Finally, the fair will end with a book swap. If you have two copies of the same cookbook or simply not using some, bring them and exchange for something new and exciting!
Find the full programme on the Facebook event.
Rumburak- despite my resentment for Pl.Zbawiciela, I’ve decided to give it a try and convinced The Executive Editor to go there for dinner since I’ve heard only praises from friends and bloggers. But I probably won’t go there again, and here’s why.
First of all, the positives: the food is good. For the lack of a better comparison, it’s like Kaskrut when it comes to serving style. The portions are ok, but if you’re really hungry, you have to order more than just one dish. We’ve tried the gravlax (cured salmon) and beef cheeks (both under 30PLN) and we both liked our dishes. Tender and well-seasoned, the cheeks were good, but kind of cooler than they should. Gravlax was nice and firm and very pretty to look at. Aperol spritz was the drink of our choice (10 PLN)- no complaints here. A friend who joined later had prosecco and it was fine too (10 PLN/glass).
In a small venue on the beautiful Mokotowska St. hundreds of different scents from all over the world sit in beautiful art-deco-modern-typography bottles designed by acknowledged Warsaw Lange&Lange graphic studio. You could spend your whole day there, traveling in this deep sensual world with the great owner and host with her guidance brought from the scent mecca – Grasse, France. And once you realize this experience costs less or the same as default „designer” perfume that everyone uses, you will never want to use anything different than the scent you designed yourself. Words like patchouli or coriander will never mean the same to you!