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 …

Pumpkin sweet balls

Eggs, Healthomania, Vegetarian, Pancakes, mini-pies, muffins, Desserts, Starters, Lunch-box

  Today Pumpkin is my Hero! Pumpkin (Greek, “large melon”) is a large orange squash fruit of the genus Cucurbita family along with squash and cucumbers, originated in Central America. It can be of different shapes and sizes, but most often round with smooth, slightly ribbed skin, and deep yellow to orange in coloration. The …

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 …

Vegan brownies (egg-free and lactose-free)

Egg-free, Festive dishes, Flour, grains, pasta, Healthomania, Lactose-free, Vegan, Desserts

It is almost impossible to say no to this melt-in-your-mouth treat. Crispy outside and chewy inside chocolate paradise just move everyone to another reality. These velvety chocolate brownies are light and fluffy. The reason is that the recipe is based only on vegan ingredients. Fast to prepare, easy to cook and delectable to enjoy every …

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 …

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 …

Energy balls

Egg-free, Gluten-free, Lactose-free, Vegan, Vegetarian, Desserts

Just a perfect vegan bite with afternoon tea or coffee ☕️. These little sweet treasures are made from only healthy ingredients.

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 …

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 …

Buckwheat banana muffins

Eggs, Flour, grains, pasta, Fruits, Pancakes, mini-pies, muffins, Desserts, Breakfast, Lunch-box

These super moist and tender pretties are favorite of all our family. To get the last piece we have to tell a story or sing a song and then a winner is announced by voting. It means that buckwheat banana muffins are something special, like a poetry! Highly recommend!

Tartlets with blue cheese, pears and chocolate sauce

Eggs, Festive dishes, Flour, grains, pasta, Fruits, Desserts, Pies, tarts, casserole

Everyone who loves chocolate, cheese and fruits! This is a dish for you! Tartlets with blue cheese, pears and chocolate sauce. This crispy home-made pastry filled with blue cheese and covered by delicious chocolate sauce with walnuts and thyme is melting in your mouth. Soft caramelized pears on the top with edible beautiful flowers just …

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 & …

Meringues with edible flowers

Eggs, Festive dishes, Gluten-free, Vegetarian, Desserts

They are so beautiful that I felt sad to eat them. But once you bite it, you can not stop. Here it is really very fast and delicious recipe, which will decorate any table. Of course, you can prepare meringues at home yourself, but it takes a lot of time, technique and a proven oven. …

Fried cookies from yeast dough

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

Hello! Today I have a mood for a yeast dough. In general, dough, and especially yeast, loves affection, tenderness, it is necessary to be in a good mood and necessarily with light and positive thoughts. So, my culinary repertoire expanded to a yeast dough recipe. I love cooking it. It always turns out so gentle …

Buckwheat and cottage cheese cake (krupenik)

Dairy products, Flour, grains, pasta, Desserts, Lunch-box, Pies, tarts, casserole

Hello. Today’s recipe is a well-forgotten old one from traditional Russian cuisine. As the name itself says, the dish is based on cereals. It can be buckwheat, millet, pearl barley, etc. There is one more ingredient, without which krupenik doesn’t exist. It’s cottage cheese. And as with all simple dishes, the secret of taste is …

Buckwheat muffins with blueberries

Flour, grains, pasta, Fruits, Gluten-free, Desserts, Lunch-box

Hello. As an experiment, I prepared gluten-free muffins to rest from flour taste. Buckwheat flour and blueberries were at hand. The experiment was a success! In addition, this is an excellent option for a lunch box. (See Lunch box 19)

Baked cheesecake with sour cream

Dairy products, Desserts, Lunch-box, Pies, tarts, casserole

This dish comes from my childhood. In principle, I can not say anything more 😍.