I have also authored books on food and culture as well as published articles in such newspapers and magazines as “Wprost”, “Newsweek”, “National Geografic”, “Tygodnik Powszechny” and “Przekrój”.
Occasionally, I have made cameo appearances in films made by my colleagues as an actor (“Lejdis”) and a voice actor (“Mami Fatale”, “Asterix and Obelix: Dragon Empire”) as well as performed in radio plays (“Niech to usłyszą”).
I have always been passionate about history, especially that of Central Europe under the Habsburg rule, with a particular focus on the last two rulers of this dynasty, Emperors Franz Joseph and Charles.
My other interests include the general consumption – of literature (favourite authors: Joseph Roth and Andrzej Bobkowski), music (from punk rock to Mahler and Bartók, with a particular focus on the songs of the Csángo people), fruit distillates (from Williams pears, apricots, sweet and sour cherries, plums, apples, raspberries, quince and mixed), wines (especially from the grüner veltliner, vernatsch and pinot noir varieties) and cuisine (with a strange predilection for maize porridge with sheep cheese and Mangalica pork greaves).
Well, that’s it for now…