Vegetables bites with cornmeal

Eggs, Flour, grains, pasta, Vegetables, Vegetarian, Pancakes, mini-pies, muffins, Starters, Lunch-box, Pies, tarts, casserole

Good afternoon. As promised, I share a recipe for buns that you can put your child in a lunch box, well, or give your husband a job;) By the way, they can easily be turned into vegetable and meat ones by adding fried minced meat or cooked chicken.

Veggie and Beef baked meatballs (kids’ fav)

Meat, Starters, Lunch-box, Pies, tarts, casserole

These days it is so easy to experiment in the kitchen. Any ingredient is available in the common supermarket. 15 years back I even didn’t hear about quinoa, and raw coconut milk was impossible to find anywhere. Today these products become the regular food ingredients in my kitchen. Simple beef meatballs could be turn into …

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 …

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 …

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? …

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 …

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 …

Lemongrass Coconut Soup with Noodles and Veggies

Egg-free, Lactose-free, Vegan, Vegetables, Vegetarian, Soups

What can I do that I really love orient food. I get my inspiration from Thai, Korean, Japanese, Chines and Vietnamese cuisines. They are full of taste, aromas, flavors and textures. They are always following the rule of “4 S”, meaning the balance in saltiness, sweetness, sourness and spiciness. Frankly speaking, it took me a …

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 …

Home-made spinach noodles and Farfalle

Egg-free, Flour, grains, pasta, Lactose-free, Vegan, Vegetables, Vegetarian, Main dishes

Where do I get inspiration for the recipes? Directly from my fridge!!!! Yesterday I opened my fridge and found a pack of spinach.

Breakfast veggie rolls

Egg-free, Family meal menu, Gluten-free, Lactose-free, Vegan, Vegetables, Vegetarian, Breakfast, Starters

Summer is coming in Dubai – and this is the main reason of my new ideas for light and fresh breakfasts. Today I’ve served for my husband and mother-in-law delicious vegetable rolls.

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 …

Sustainable kitchen: veggies and fruits PEELS

Fruits, Sustainable Kitchen, Vegan, Vegetables, Drinks, Soups

Hi to all! It is happening a lot…. Recently we moved into a new house in eco-friendly place within Dubai called The Sustainable City – green oasis in the desert without cars, powering itself and support sustainable life of happy people. I am more than sure that all of you understand how much time it …

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 …

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 …

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 …

Soup with semolina dumplings

Eggs, Flour, grains, pasta, Soups

This soup with semolina dumplings, which comes from Polish cuisine, is light and full of flavor. Use any broth you like: vegetable, chicken or beef – the soup is very tasty with any option. The dumplings with its silky texture can be served both with soups and with meat and veggies as a main dish. …