Thanks for visiting! Bardzo dziekuje! 

My name is Ewelina. I was born in Poland and came to America at age 7. After watching my mother cook some of the most amazing meals I’ve tasted, I couldn’t stay away from her kitchen. Cooking became my “childhood passion” which opened my eyes to the beauty of ethnic cooking around the world and enriched my own cultural Polish roots along the way.

Coming to America inspired me to indulge in endless global recipe creations and for that, I am beyond grateful.


I am a wife of a busy optometrist and a full-time mommy raising a Star Wars-obsessed 5 yr old son and a 4 yr old daughter who’s free-spirited, wild at heart and a mirror image of her mommy.

I used to teach in Chicago and adored spending my days with 5 year old cuties. They enlightened my days and left an imprint on my heart til today. However, my life has recently switched gears and led me towards writing.

A rediscovered passion. A new pathway. A fresh start.

Writing has found me. So here I am.

Living simply. Cooking lots. Sharing my recipes with the world.

Hoping to touch lives in some way.



My passions include…

  • cooking ethnic creations
  • doing messy crafts with the kids
  • spending time outdoors
  • organizing our home
  • shopping clearance aisles
  • My favorite: using an assortment of global ingredients, herbs and spices to invent yummy cultural bites in the kitchen (it’s more than a hobby, rather a cooking addiction as my family and friends call it)

I do all this because I enjoy and love it! And spreading this joy, together with readers like you, is what I hope for. To share ideas, cook lots, have fun, encourage one another and spread gratitude wherever life takes us.

Lets create savory deliciousness with a SPUNK!

(spunk – courage, determination, confidence, daring, spirit, grit)


Hop aboard spunkers and let this journey begin!