Croque Madame

Eggs, Flour, grains, pasta, Meat, Breakfast, Lunch-box

Continuing the theme of the breakfast, I decided to share a very delicious recipe, inspired by French cuisine. Sandwich with a crisp, delicate aroma of baked ham and cheese … or Croque Monsier, first appeared in Parisian cafes in 1910.

Beef Broth with Peas and Pasta

Egg-free, Flour, grains, pasta, Lactose-free, Meat, Main dishes, Soups

If I offered this soup to my parents, native Belarusians, they would be very surprised. What a soup without potatoes! And yet, even without potatoes, but with pasta, the soup turned out to be very tasty. Very similar dishes are eaten in Italy (not surprising for the country of “pizza and pasta” :)). The main …

How to make sushi at home

Festive dishes, Fish and seafood, Healthomania, Lactose-free, Vegan, Vegetarian, Main dishes, Starters, Lunch-box

Sushi is an art. Art emerging from tradition. Japanese cuisine mainly concentrated on rice, which for many centuries has become the basis of nutrition for the Japanese. Modern sushi is very different from their original version of Naredzusi. Sushi, which was originally only a process for preserving and storing fish, over time has turned into …

Quinoa’s jar

Egg-free, Flour, grains, pasta, Gluten-free, Vegetarian, Breakfast

Sometimes it’s good to make, let say, fit diet day. This is the day when I completely exclude products containing gluten, fried, baked, sweet (except for a handful of dried fruits and 1-2 fresh fruits). Breakfast “in jars” can be prepared in advance and simply stored in the refrigerator for up to 2-3 days. Their …

Oatmeal baskets with yogurt and berries

Flour, grains, pasta, Fruits, Vegetarian, Breakfast

Sometimes you want something new for breakfast. A new, tasty and necessarily taking not too much time for cooking. And when this breakfast is eaten by the children, it’s just the peak of bliss. This is the recipe I want to introduce to you. Try it!

Christmas cookies with “windows”

Egg-free, Festive dishes, Flour, grains, pasta, Desserts

When the house is full of children’s laughter, joyful shouts and fun, it gives each holiday a special mood, returning us to our childhood. Especially this feeling is exacerbated in anticipation of the New Year, when my parents are with me. So what, that I am 37 years old, in the parental house – I …

Steamed egg cakes with pasta and broccoli sauce

Eggs, Gluten-free, Vegetables, Vegetarian, Main dishes, Breakfast, Lunch-box, Pies, tarts, casserole

Today I prepared a wonderful sauce, which can be used in casseroles, and in tartas, and in pies, with pasta and rice. And the beauty of this sauce is that it is made from broccoli;). In my performance, 2 dishes – one for lunch-box for the eldest son, the second – with pasta for the …

Delicious home-made pizza

Boys lunch-boxes, Egg-free, Flour, grains, pasta, Vegetarian, Pancakes, mini-pies, muffins, Main dishes, Lunch-box, Pies, tarts, casserole

City of birth: Naples, Italy Year of birth: 1522 Place of becoming famous: US This is one of the easiest food I make every Saturday for my family. Always delicious, and always favorite. My kids say that “mommy’s pizza is the best in the world”. Loving experimenting with the food I am cooking, pizza is …

Oatmeal fritters with dates

Egg-free, Eggs, Flour, grains, pasta, Fruits, Vegetarian, Pancakes, mini-pies, muffins, Breakfast, Starters, Lunch-box

All welcome! Today I share with you a very simple recipe for oatmeal fritters made from 4 ingredients. This is an excellent dish for breakfast, snacks or in a lunch box for children. Bon Appetit!

German potato salad

Egg-free, Gluten-free, Lactose-free, Vegan, Vegetables, Vegetarian, Salads

Being from Belarus, the potato for me is like a bread. Without it, we can not imagine any single table. I’m accustomed to the taste of salads with mayonnaise, where our bulb plays our first violin. However, recently I discovered a completely new salad, originally from Germany. They say that the Germans are divided into …

Marrow fritters with red bell pepper salsa

Eggs, Vegetables, Vegetarian, Pancakes, mini-pies, muffins, Main dishes, Breakfast, Starters, Lunch-box

Hello again! Summer holidays have passed and I am on air again. Sunny weather and excellent mood inspired me to new culinary discoveries and unusual taste combinations. I hope that you, my dear readers, will enjoy my taste experiments. Let me remind you of my credo: QUICK AND DELICIOUS! And that’s why most of my …

Cake Pavlova

Eggs, Festive dishes, Fruits, Vegetarian, Desserts

I admit honestly: I am a sweet tooth. Of course, with age you have to limit yourself in many ways. But there were times when I baked cakes, patties, cakes, etc. every week. Then, when I lived in Poland, I continued to discover new dimensions of confectionery art. It was there that I first tried …

Lunch-box 13

Boys lunch-boxes

In the school the kids have two break for food. One is for snack – around 20 minutes, and the second is for lunch – around 35 minutes. It is not too much time if we consider the time that kids spend for washing hands, then coming to the lunch area and finally eating. Keeping …

Vegetable kugel

Lactose-free, Vegetables, Vegetarian, Pancakes, mini-pies, muffins, Main dishes, Starters, Lunch-box, Pies, tarts, casserole

Recently, flipping through a cookbook of the Belarusian cuisine, I stumbled upon a very simple recipe from vegetables. Taking as the base, I modified the recipe  and fit it to our taste. The effect was great –Vegetable Kugel was very tasty. Kugel comes from the Jewish cuisine, and translated from the Yiddish as “round“.

Corn and pineapple salad

Dairy products, Eggs, Festive dishes, Salads

When I moved to Dubai, due to the abundance of all kinds of fresh vegetables and salads, I completely abandoned salads with mayonnaise, so popular in the countries with cold climates. But today, having looked into the refrigerator before dinner and evaluated its contents with a stern look, only one salad with mayonnaise dressing came …

Quinoa pancakes

Flour, grains, pasta, Gluten-free, Vegetarian, Pancakes, mini-pies, muffins, Starters, Lunch-box

Quinoa is a product that has recently appeared on store shelves. This is a plant of the Mar genus, of the Amaranth family, a cereal crop that grows mainly on mountain slopes with a very harsh climate. The first mention of this product can be found in the writing of the Incas. They called quinoa …

Santa Claus Bread

Dairy products, Eggs, Festive dishes, Flour, grains, pasta, Vegetarian, Pancakes, mini-pies, muffins, Pies, tarts, casserole

A parent can move mountains for their children, or twist the beard of Santa Claus 🙂 The result: children are delighted, parents are happy. And the festive mood is gaining momentum. Fresh out of the oven a new bread recipe for the New Years! And what a scent it has !!!!!!

Chocolate Raspberry Roll (Christmas Log)

Dairy products, Eggs, Festive dishes, Flour, grains, pasta, Desserts

And again New Year and Christmas is coming soon… The clinking of glasses, splashes of champagne and a solemnly filled festive table. These days are like a relay race: from one dish to another, without a break and rest. But even when it seems that there is no more space, in some miraculous way, after …

Delicious Cabbage Pie

Festive dishes, Flour, grains, pasta, Pies, tarts, casserole

Pie is a very festive dish for me. Perhaps because my mom makes pies for the holidays. Or maybe because the smell of growing yeast dough takes me far back to my childhood, when my grandmother baked pies for our entire large family. The pie dough in a huge enamel bowl stood near the oven …

Finnish fish soup Lohikeitto

Gluten-free, Soups

A couple of years ago we spent 1.5 months in Helsinki. Everything was amazing: the weather, food, traditions and people. For example, the day of the vernal equinox was on Friday and a long weekend was declared. All shops, banks, offices, pharmacies, etc. worked until 12 pm on Friday and opened again only on Monday. …