Sourdough rye bread

Sourdough rye bread

I got eight years old (!) leaven into care, so I slowly discover the secret and beauty of homemade bread. I found an amazing and simple recipe on the web page nuselskakuchta.blogspot.com, the result is guaranteed, absolutely fantastic and impossible to compare with the purchased bread. This bread has so crispy crust and soft, fluffy crumb that everybody becomes instantly addicted! Continue reading “Sourdough rye bread”

Photo reportage from underwater

Photo reportage from underwater

My other great passion, besides flowers, is diving and the underwater world. In the last two years I have been more and more interested in marine biology and underwater photography. It is a truly fascinating world, often more interesting than the one you can find above the ocean. And it is terribly sad how we devastate it – whether by plastic pollution, chemicals, or indirectly through climate change. Continue reading “Photo reportage from underwater”

Wild garlic pesto

Wild garlic pesto

Wild garlic (Allium ursinum) is a great spring herb that has been experiencing a great renaissance in recent years. As the name suggests, it is related to classic garlic, but its flavor and aroma are more subtle. It contains a lot of vitamins and minerals, and is an ideal boost after a long winter.

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About me

About me

Welcome to Le Monde Fleuri!

My name is Irena, I’m a neurologist, graduate student of neuroscience and green living enthusiast. To keep my mind relaxed after busy day, I enjoy my balcony garden in one of the most beautiful cities in the world, Prague. I try to grow everything from flowers to delicious veggies. Besides gardening I love cooking, DIY, scuba diving and underwater photography. I have decided to share all this with you and I hope you will find inspiration and some fresh ideas by browsing through this blog.

 

New beginnings

New beginnings

Although it didn’t look like that in the last few days, spring is finally here. And with the spring comes new growing season and the very first post of my blog. I was born in Prague, but since my childhood I have been constantly digging in the soil and growing something. Continue reading “New beginnings”