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 …

Shortcakes with buttercream

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

Good day! Oh, how I missed the tastes of my childhood! I’ve remembered how many cakes, pastries and cakes we used to prepare with my sister as kids. But butter cream and biscuits were not frequent guests due to scarce products at that time – butter and eggs.

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 …

Delicious home-made pizza

Boys lunch-boxes, Egg-free, Flour, grains, pasta, Vegetarian, Pancakes, mini-pies, muffins, Main dishes, Lunch-box, Pies, tarts, casserole

City of birth: Naples, Italy Year of birth: 1522 Place of becoming famous: US This is one of the easiest food I make every Saturday for my family. Always delicious, and always favorite. My kids say that “mommy’s pizza is the best in the world”. Loving experimenting with the food I am cooking, pizza is …

Roast beef with Yorkshire pudding

Egg-free, Festive dishes, Meat, Main dishes

In the Middle Ages, roast beef appeared for the first time at feasts in England. Today, the largest amount of beef per capita in Europe is consumed in France, while the world championship for both production and consumption is owned by Americans. High-quality beef has a bright red color and a rather dense consistency. It …

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 …

Plum Pie

Egg-free, Festive dishes, Flour, grains, pasta, Fruits, Desserts, Pies, tarts, casserole

Finishing the work week, you need to recuperate this coming weekend. Therefore, a little sweetness will not hurt. We miraculously managed to buy delicious plums from Uzbekistan (which is very rare in Dubai). The number of them pushed me to awaken my imagination and ingenuity, and cook something faster than the plums go bad. This …

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.