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 …

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 …

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: …

Sponge roulade with cheese cream and berries

Dairy products, Eggs, Festive dishes, Flour, grains, pasta, Fruits, Desserts

I love to cook cakes without any reason. Just when I am in a good mood, or want something sweet to eat, or simply to please my home inhabitants?. Sometimes it’s way to leave my thoughts in another, culinary world of dimensional spoons and scales, as desserts like precision. And how huge positive energy I …

Cottage cheese rosettes

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

Recently, in our son’s kindergarten it was celebration of the National Day – the day of all nations. All kids got their “passports” and they passed passport control, “travelling” to different continents and countries (between rooms and playing areas arranged as Asia, Africa, Europe etc). It was prepared by the wonderful kindergarten workers. Parents should …

Apple Charlotte Cake (eggs-free)

Egg-free, Festive dishes, Flour, grains, pasta, Fruits, Vegetarian, Desserts, Lunch-box

Visiting my parents and cooking for the party, I always take into account time and my effort. Of course, you can plan to cook even Croquembouche, but the probability of lonely Babel tower on the table is so high, that is better not to cook it once you’ve planed a whole set menu.

Santa Claus Bread

Dairy products, Eggs, Festive dishes, Flour, grains, pasta, Vegetarian, Pancakes, mini-pies, muffins, Pies, tarts, casserole

A parent can move mountains for their children, or twist the beard of Santa Claus 🙂 The result: children are delighted, parents are happy. And the festive mood is gaining momentum. Fresh out of the oven a new bread recipe for the New Years! And what a scent it has !!!!!!

Chocolate Raspberry Roll (Christmas Log)

Dairy products, Eggs, Festive dishes, Flour, grains, pasta, Desserts

And again New Year and Christmas is coming soon… The clinking of glasses, splashes of champagne and a solemnly filled festive table. These days are like a relay race: from one dish to another, without a break and rest. But even when it seems that there is no more space, in some miraculous way, after …

Delicious Cabbage Pie

Festive dishes, Flour, grains, pasta, Pies, tarts, casserole

Pie is a very festive dish for me. Perhaps because my mom makes pies for the holidays. Or maybe because the smell of growing yeast dough takes me far back to my childhood, when my grandmother baked pies for our entire large family. The pie dough in a huge enamel bowl stood near the oven …

Alexandertorte

Dairy products, Eggs, Festive dishes, Desserts

Sometimes I throw myself a culinary challenge. This is manifested in the fact that I begin to prepare such dishes that it would be easier to go and buy if I were in my homeland. This is especially true for desserts. However, most of the goodies that come from my childhood in Dubai are not …

Cheese roll with spring onions and surimi

Dairy products, Eggs, Festive dishes, Fish and seafood, Vegetarian, Starters, Salads

Despite the household routine and responsibilities with two small children, my husband and I still manage to invite guests to our home and surprise them at the table with some specialties. The husband, like a real man, drags a mammoth into the house and prepares wonderful meat dishes from it. I collect compliments for flambé …

Éclairs

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

And voila! The red ribbon was cut. Hello everybody! Today is the birthday of my culinary blog which I am opening with a sweet recipe. Salute to our life to be sweet and tasty.