Cake “Polar Bear”

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

In my cookbook collection there are a lot of delicious cakes. The reason is my love to baking. Literally, I love to bake cakes, cookies, tarts, puddings, muffins, etc. It gives me great pleasure when I put my handiwork on the table and my piece of art disappears in a moment dipping in a world …

Chicken rolls with omelette

Dairy products, Eggs, Meat, Main dishes, Lunch-box

And another original recipe for minced chicken. This time we will stuff it with an omelet :). Chicken rolls with omelettes are easy to cook. They can be fried, baked, steamed. And in any form they turn out very tasty.

Easy home-made ice-cream with marshmallow

Dairy products, Egg-free, Gluten-free, Vegetarian, Desserts

Summer came in Dubai! Only AC and ICE-CREAM can save us 😁. Many people think that it is very difficult to make a good ice-cream at home. Believe me it is possible! Moreover you can easily make it without any special equipment, having only a simple electric mixer. And yes, this ice-cream will be light, …

Mini-cakes from semolina porridge with oat flakes

Dairy products, Eggs, Flour, grains, pasta, Healthomania, Sustainable Kitchen, Vegetarian, Pancakes, mini-pies, muffins, Desserts, Breakfast

Hello! I do not know about you, but I really do not like it when food wastes. I am sure you are familiar with such situation when you cook something to your kids and they with one voice are shouting that they will not eat it, but something completely different. This happens time to time …

Lace pancakes

Dairy products, Eggs, Flour, grains, pasta, Sustainable Kitchen, Vegetarian, Pancakes, mini-pies, muffins, Breakfast

Just before the Lent, it is the right time for PANCAKES! In my culture this time is called “Maslenitsa” – is an Eastern Slavic religious and folk holiday, celebrated during the last week before Great Lent, that is, the eighth week before Eastern Orthodox Pascha (Easter). Maslenitsa corresponds to the Western Christian Carnival, except that …

Colored sugar cookies

Dairy products, Eggs, Festive dishes, Flour, grains, pasta, Desserts, Lunch-box

Sometimes my inspiration is activated from just one word. This time, the key word turned out to be “burger”, as my husband was preparing hamburgers for dinner, and the children ate them all without a rest. Since I only EAT meat, not cook, I decided to make my own “burgers” by using colored shortcrust pastry …

Dumplings with meat

Dairy products, Eggs, Flour, grains, pasta, Meat, Main dishes, Lunch-box

There are many people around the world that transform making dumplings from “just cooking” category into “an art”. I am not the one of them. I just love food… and I am a mother. So if you are a mom for sure you know that feeling when after many food fails finely the kids say: …

Super-moist Chocolate & Almond cake „Garden bed”

Dairy products, Egg-free, Eggs, Festive dishes, Flour, grains, pasta, Lactose-free, Vegan, Desserts

And finally we have SUMMER HOLIDAYS!!! Oh, we can have “Pajamas day” every day, without going outside, seeing people, just do whatever we want!

Shortcakes with buttercream

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

Good day! Oh, how I missed the tastes of my childhood! I’ve remembered how many cakes, pastries and cakes we used to prepare with my sister as kids. But butter cream and biscuits were not frequent guests due to scarce products at that time – butter and eggs.

Basic buttercream with icing sugar

Dairy products, Desserts

Butter creams are very easy to take a variety of relief forms and sustain them. Butter, which is the basis of butter creams, should be unsalted, without any tastes and odors. Basic creams vary in composition of products, cooking methods, shelf life and taste. Any of the main creams can be given a different taste …

Chestnut and chocolate cake with yogurt

Dairy products, Eggs, Flour, grains, pasta, Fruits, Desserts

Good day to everyone! Sometimes the muse come to me as a life guard when I am really tired, exhausted and nervous. In the moment I cross the entrance to the kitchen with an idea for a new recipe I change to a different person: calm, patient and always smiling. This works as the best …

Baked Beetroot Roses with Kashrawan cheese (Hajdú)

Dairy products, Egg-free, Gluten-free, Vegetables, Vegetarian, Starters, Salads

Inspired by Instagram videos and wanted to cook smth vegetarian I’ve decided to make beautiful roses from baked beetroot and cheese. It is so simple to do. You just need beetroots, any cheese you like, some honey and thyme. This recipe can be a starting point for you, dear reader, to express your own creativity …

No-baked mini-cakes “Kartoshka” with chestnuts and walnuts

Dairy products, Egg-free, Festive dishes, Flour, grains, pasta, Gluten-free, Vegetarian, Desserts

During many years of Soviet Unions one of the most famous and favorite sweet was mini cakes called “kartoshka” (potato). It looked like potato and was made from the left-overs of biscuit used in round cakes production. The recipe consisted only few ingredients and it is obvious that many home cooks wanted to repeat it …

Beetroot and dates muffins

Dairy products, Eggs, Flour, grains, pasta, Vegetables, Pancakes, mini-pies, muffins, Lunch-box

I am back!!! My muse is finally back and again I am enjoying cooking as much as before. It is again school time and moreover our second son also started going to the pre-school, that is why my muse is concentrated mainly on the lunch-boxes’ content. Well, don’t be surprised that the shape of many …

Savory spinach muffins from cottage cheese with thyme

Dairy products, Eggs, Gluten-free, Vegetables, Vegetarian, Pancakes, mini-pies, muffins, Lunch-box

When I was young I didn’t even know what it was spinach. In my country, Belarus, it was not very popular. But once I have moved to Poland, I notice that these leafy greens with a sweet flavor and a hint of bitterness are on every table. Spinach varieties, like spring greens, baby spinach, large …

Baked chicory and meat with brown butter Béchamel sauce

Dairy products, Flour, grains, pasta, Meat, Main dishes

I know that all Internet is full now with recipes, pictures and stories of pumpkin. But in Dubai there are NO seasons!!! ☀️☀️☀️☀️☀️We have any vegetables or fruits all over the year, imported from around the world. I don’t notice that autumn came and continue to cook with FUNNY vegetables. So if you are looking …

Eggplant and potato wedges with tahini dressing

Dairy products, Egg-free, Gluten-free, Vegetables, Vegetarian, Main dishes

I love eggplants, especially from local produce! Here in Dubai they are very aromatic, delicate and full of flavor. When I used to live in Poland and Belarus, whenever I wanted to cook from the eggplants, first I had to soak them in salted water to remove bitterness. But here with local produce I don’t …

Apple and three-cheese tart

Dairy products, Eggs, Fruits, Vegetarian, Pies, tarts, casserole

For all CHEESE fans! To be honest, it is the best tart I’ve ever eaten! Not that I praised myself, but this recipe turned out to be a glory! A tart with caramelized apples and various kinds of cheeses is a water-mouthing dish! And don’t look that the recipe is a bit long – it’s …

Kids’ favorite crêpes

Dairy products, Eggs, Vegetarian, Pancakes, mini-pies, muffins, Breakfast, Lunch-box

I have tried so many recipes and combinations to made pancakes and crêpes, when finally developed my own one, preferred by my kids. Because it’s our kids who are the biggest consumers of this dish. Denis and Nikita love eating crêpes with pure sugar (with big crystals, when it crunches on the teeth) or with …

Strawberry cheesecake without baking

Dairy products, Festive dishes, Fruits, Desserts

This is when your dreams come true and you get your piece of heaven with a cup of tea. This beauty had a rest in the fridge for whole night to give us pleasure in the morning. For the base, it is better to use any shortbread cookies or if you like some sweet & …