Salt Only Dishes

One thing I love about seasonal, local veggies is that they make beautiful salt only dishes. No other seasonings are needed! A great example is the tomato pepper stew, called Letscho. At least that is how the Hungarian name was said in my childhood in Vienna. At the...

The Kindness of Vegetables

If you think I am crazy, you may be right. But my state of mind is not the point here. This is an exploration of the vegetable’s character. As the title indicates, kindness is central to most vegetables’ nature. I am not acquainted enough with all of them to say that...

Welcome to my website

Daniel (the one who is always around me – he’s not god he’s just my husband) told me that I should write more about my thoughts and beliefs about community food. So – I seem to have a brilliant thought about once every 5 months – so here...

Sharing food

Growing up I have heard a story from my dad’s childhood many times. He would tell me about how poor they were, and about the lack of food during the war. The weekly meat ration for a family with five kids was 350 grams – less than one pound. On Sundays, when the meat...