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 …

Chicken and potato burgers

Meat, Main dishes, Lunch-box

Hello. Continuing the potato theme, let me introduce to you one more tasty dish, which you can feed the whole family. These are fritters from potatoes and chicken minced meat. Like two in one: meat with a side dish in one piece. I serve them with fresh salads and vegetables. An excellent dish for lunch …

Lazy potato and beef fritters

Meat, Main dishes

In Belarusian cuisine there is a dish from potato filled with meat or mushrooms. It is called “potato zrazy”. This dish takes some time to prepare and needs some practice. Well, as a mother of two boys I don’t have too much time so I find my easy way to cook “zrazy”. I call them …

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Boys lunch-boxes

Tasty idea for kids lunch box. Actually I would love to eat it all myself.

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Boys lunch-boxes

Today’s lunch box contains one of the favorite dish of my kids: steamed yogurt cake. It is fluffy, moist and soft. For making them I use yogurt maker, however it can be easily made in the oven.

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Boys lunch-boxes

Most kids love french fries. Mine as well. However we avoid ordering them in the restaurants as you never know how they are cooked and on which oil. I prefer bake them in the oven myself.

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Boys lunch-boxes

Pasta and sausages – kids love this combination. Plus some vitamins in fruits and milk  – it gives a perfect lunch box.

Potato dumplings from Poland

Gluten-free, Lactose-free, Vegan, Vegetables, Vegetarian, Main dishes

Good day! Today again I cook a dish from potatoes. But this time – this is a traditional side dish from Poland, or rather from the southern part of the country – Śląsk (Shlonsk). The dumplings are formed with a small dimple in the middle. It is not just beautiful, but also functional. A dimple …

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Boys lunch-boxes

Potato and chicken fritters are great for family lunch or dinner as well as for lunch box. Only few ingredients, and as a result – tasty and delicious dish.

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Boys lunch-boxes

I love cooking. And cooking for my family makes me really happy. In today’s lunch box I put so many delicious dishes, that I would like to have it for myself.

Potato and apple pie

Fruits, Vegetables, Vegetarian, Desserts, Lunch-box, Pies, tarts, casserole

Hello everybody! After our holidays in Belarus, naturally in our everyday menu potatoes 😁 started to play the main role. After all, we can cook from it so many interesting dishes! So do not be surprised that in the nearest future my posts will praise this golden  tuber – potatoes! And of course I will …

“Tarkovanka” – Belarusian cuisine

Vegetables, Vegetarian, Main dishes, Lunch-box, Pies, tarts, casserole

Tarkovanka is a dish of Belarusian cuisine made from grated raw potatoes. Its peculiarity is a combination of such ingredients as potatoes, apples, raisins (dried fruits) and onions. You can serve it with milk.

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 …

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Boys lunch-boxes

I love potatoes. In my country (in Belarus) we eat them a lot, more than bread. We use potatoes in savory dishes, soups, casseroles, ragout, as a side dish, but also in desserts. Potatoes cookies are one of my favorite and kids love them as well.

Potato cookies

Eggs, Gluten-free, Vegetables, Vegetarian, Pancakes, mini-pies, muffins, Desserts, Starters, Lunch-box

Every nation has at least one product, which is almost mandatory in the cuisine. For Ukrainians it is pork belly (“salo”), for Russians – bread, for Mexicans – corn, for Italians – pasta, for Indians – rice and for Belorussians – a potato! Bulba is a head of everything”. Grilled, steamed, boiled in their jackets …

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“.

Sweet potato Mille-Feuille (eggs-free)

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

How to loose weight and at the same time continue eating the delicious food? I tried a lot of diets, I read tons of material about health life  – I can have PhD based on it! I could’t say that they did not work. Of course, the weight is reset. Size decreases. But! Then with …

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. …