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 …

Onion soup (alcohol-free)

Egg-free, Vegetables, Vegetarian, Soups

One of the most famous French soup – ONION SOUP – traditionally was served as a morning meal to the workers and porters of Les Halles Market in Paris back in 80-s XIX, which was opened overnight (from 9 pm till 8 am). Onion soup has been in French cuisine so long that it is …

Asian Root Vegetables

Culinary glossary, Healthomania

A huge variety of Asian root vegetables are available on the market nowadays. How now to be lost in it? How to choose good vegetables? Are they good in taste and what can be cooked from them? Here you will find the answers.

Garlic Sandwich with Tomato and Takuan

Egg-free, Healthomania, Vegan, Vegetarian, Breakfast

  Breakfast is my favorite time of the day. Time when all our family members sit together and welcoming the day. For our kids I made two different dishes as their food preferences are differ. I don’t mind. Moreover I think this is the way how it should be – when we are listening to …

Japanese rice for sushi

Culinary glossary, Healthomania

  Japanese rice has more than a thousand varieties. It is considered that the most luxury rice grown in the northeast part of Japan – in the Tohoku area. In general, Japanese rice is called “short rice” in contrast to the main Asian variety – Indian, or “long rice.” Japanese “short rice” is slightly different …

Ginger noodle soup with vegetables and egg

Eggs, Healthomania, Vegan, Vegetables, Vegetarian, Main dishes, Soups

Many years back I’ve bought a very special cooking book. Book that suggests dishes depending on your actual energy: yin or yang, to be able to find an energy balance of the body. Or activate the energy that is needed (Yin food helps to relax, Yang food – activate creativity and gives a power). There …

Measurements and conversions

Culinary glossary

Let’s make our life easier and enjoy cooking! Here you can find some useful information about kitchen utensils with the recommendations about their usage, alongside with measurements and conversions chart.

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, …

Bagel with “Antarctic krill” and avocado

Healthomania, Vegetarian, Breakfast

  Hi. I love breakfast time! I am full of energy and motivation to create smth cool on plates for my family. Every morning it is something different however I like using avocado🥑, tomatoes🍅 and cucumber🥒 almost every day (certainly in different combinations). The secret of a good taste is in details. Today’s secret is …

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 …

PISSALADIÈRE or Onion Pizza

Festive dishes, Flour, grains, pasta, Healthomania, Sustainable Kitchen, Vegetables, Vegetarian, Pies, tarts, casserole

What do we know about the onions? That they are considered as one of the veggies that prevent both infection and infestation. They belong to the allium family. Many of them are grown in the gardens, some as ornamentals in flower borders, others as herbs and edible plants.Why does the onion have so intense smell? …

Linguine with Brown Butter and Croutons

Flour, grains, pasta, Healthomania, Sustainable Kitchen, Vegetarian, Main dishes, Lunch-box

When you don’t have any ideas for lunch just make LINGUINE WITH BROWN BUTTER and CROUTONS! Only 3 ingredients are needed: pasta, butter and toast bread. Additionally you can add some Parmesan, basil leaves, chilli or any favorite spices. I am sure if you have kids you freezer is full of bread crust from kids …

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 …

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 …

Fluffy oatmeal porridge with cashew milk (lactose-free)

Egg-free, Flour, grains, pasta, Lactose-free, Vegan, Vegetarian, Breakfast

I love testing new products. Just for fun. No diet, no limits, just new tastes and smells. This time I bought cashew milk. I am sure there is a lot of recipes with it in internet, but I was just following my instincts and desires to find “my dish”, simple but delicious. And here it …

Baked chicken nuggets

Meat, Main dishes, Lunch-box

For all lovers of chicken nuggets! This is the easiest and quickest recipe for home-baked chicken sticks. Only 3 ingredients!

Vegan scramble “eggs” (egg-free)

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

I am not a vegetarian or vegan, but I love discovering new flavors and simply experimenting in my kitchen. Currently my mother-in-law is visiting us in Dubai for school spring break. She is Polish (from the North-West) and I should say that it is very popular to have scramble eggs for a breakfast there. So …

Cottage cheese minis with raisins

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

These delicious minis are soft and tender. Egg-free recipe with whole grain flour is a healthy option for a snack in a lunch-box of your kids or as something sweet for a tea-time for all family.

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 …