Avocado nest on the kale clouds

Egg-free, Festive dishes, Gluten-free, Healthomania, Lactose-free, Vegetables, Vegetarian, Breakfast, Starters, Salads

Good vibes to everyone! How to start the day in the delicious way? Start with: Avocado Kale

Honey shrimps with cognac

Egg-free, Fish and seafood, Lactose-free, Starters, Salads

I love this dish! Mainly because it’s tasty but also because it is so much fun to set fire to panful of shrimps. If you never flambéed before, give it a try – it’s unexpectedly easy. Just be sure that there is nothing flammable around. Flambé is a cooking procedure in which alcohol is added …

Gado-gado

Eggs, Gluten-free, Vegetables, Vegetarian, Main dishes, Salads

You know that one dish doesn’t always mean one recipe. Moreover it means that there are many recipes of one dish. Gado-gado is good example of this rule. Nevertheless there are still few basic ingredients that just should be in it: chili, sweetcorn, green beans and cucumber. It comes from Indonesian cuisine and literally means …

Eggplant and walnuts salad

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

Eggplants are not too popular in traditional central european cuisine. The most common reason is that it is not produced in our climate. The eggplants imported from other countries (mainly from the Netherland) are very bitter in taste. Before cooking anything from them you need to soak eggplants’ slices into the salted water for minimum …

Eggplant salad

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

Eggplant salad is one of my favorite dish from eggplants (aubergines). Easy to make, delicious in taste. It is very similar to Tunçilik – roasted eggplant salad, which comes from southwestern part of Turkish Thrace around Tekirdag. The different is that I use tomato instead pepper. This recipe comes from my best friend – Sengul …

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 …

SMØRGÅSTORTA or bread cake

Festive dishes, Fish and seafood, Main dishes, Starters, Salads

So, the holidays are over and there is a pleasant aftertaste. It is a time to share our festive menu. After all, it is never too late to do this, because it is suitable for any event, not necessarily a New Year holiday. The dish is called SMØRGÅSTORTA or a sandwich cake.   Short description: …

Pear, fennel and nuts salad

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

Here is one more proposition for dinner. Long time back we have changed our diet and taste habits in the family. From heavy and fatty meals we come to light and fresh one. Even when we are in the restaurants, for dinner we eat SALADS. Joking I used to say to our sons, that “Mommy …

Surimi and chicory salad

Egg-free, Fish and seafood, Salads

Chicory is one of the products that I have always bypassed in the shop. This time I decided to give myself a chance to create something eatable from it. As you know the taste of chicory is very specific and bitter. To reduce bitterness I put chicory in a sweetened water for few hours. It …

Green salad with blue cheese and apples

Egg-free, Vegetables, Vegetarian, Salads

This really simple but delicious salad is just what you need when are looking for something light for your dinner. Highly recommend!

Beets salad with feta cheese

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

Who said that beautiful plating is only for restaurant? When food looks pretty and appetite it even tastes better. And no, I don’t try copy great chefs or restaurants’ trends in plating. It is like painting… I just put my soul and love to each dish, each plate. Bon appetite!

Veggie salad with beef

Gluten-free, Meat, Vegetables, Salads

I have finished my gluten-free day with a vegetable salad with beef (left-over Bulgogi from yesterday). But accually any protein can be served here – chicken, lamb, beef, pork, tofu, whatever you have and like.

Tuna salad with egg and tahini sauce

Eggs, Fish and seafood, Gluten-free, Vegetarian, Salads

Continuing my gluten-free meal plan, I cooked for myself substantial portion of tuna salad for lunch. It has everything I need to give my body the power and strength for the rest of the day, till dinner.

Kale & quinoa salad

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

Speaking frankly, we’ve met first only few years back here in Dubai. I still remember that moment when one of my friends (by the way, with the same name of mine) presented us to each other. Gentle lights, nice atmosphere, amazing smells and beautiful people around… it was just right time and place to meet …

Avocado salsa served with corn tostitos

Festive dishes, Gluten-free, Lactose-free, Vegetables, Vegetarian, Salads

Today’s dish seems too light to be served as a dinner. Well, this is the matter of your food preferences and routine. For example, in our family we eat a lot for breakfast, less for lunch, and really little for dinner. Dinner time is a time for seafood, salads or cheese with dried fruits. So …

Salad with baked figs and rocket

Fruits, Gluten-free, Vegetables, Salads

At home somehow it was decided that dinner should always be easy. In general, we prepare salads and therefore new recipes appear almost every day :). Today we had a salad of warm figs with goat cheese and arugula. Simple, but very tasty.

Avocado with shrimps

Fish and seafood, Gluten-free, Starters, Salads

Good afternoon. Continuing the New Year theme, I suggest you prepare a very simple and tasty snack for lovers of avocados and shrimp. I found the inspiration to this dish in a book. I really love the “Polish Agatha Christie” – Joanna Chmielewska. Surprisingly, but in her detective stories, a lot of room is devoted …

Surimi salad in egg whites

Eggs, Festive dishes, Fish and seafood, Starters, Salads

Happy New Year, everyone! For me, the feeling of the holiday begins with the kitchen. Yes, yes, it is pre-holiday fuss, cutting and cooking salads, sandwiches, table layout, etc. Fills me with a sense of celebration. This brings me back to my childhood and youth, when my parents were busy fussing about this, and my …

Spinach salad with halloumi cheese and melon

Dairy products, Egg-free, Fruits, Vegetables, Vegetarian, Salads

Hello again! As often happens, that buying a melon in the store, we expect too much from it 😂. Whatever one may say, I get a sweet melon once in five. And it always covers such disappointment. Especially when you still remember the taste of honey melon from childhood, where you could eat all by …

Quinoa salad with roasted cashew nuts

Egg-free, Flour, grains, pasta, Gluten-free, Vegetables, Vegetarian, Lunch-box, Salads

My close acquaintance with quinoa happened a few years ago. I really liked the very kind of grains when they are cooked. Of course, this can only be my imagination, but for me they become like small shells of snails. Although the taste of quinoa for me personally is not particularly pronounced, it is possible to …