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 …

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 …

Christmas cookies with “windows”

Egg-free, Festive dishes, Flour, grains, pasta, Desserts

When the house is full of children’s laughter, joyful shouts and fun, it gives each holiday a special mood, returning us to our childhood. Especially this feeling is exacerbated in anticipation of the New Year, when my parents are with me. So what, that I am 37 years old, in the parental house – I …

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 …

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 !!!!!!