Month: July 2017

Chicken marsala
dinner, main dish

Chicken Marsala

Easy and delicious Italian classic _chicken Marsala, perfect for any day. It makes great left overs as well. You can use veal instead of chicken and it’ll become veal marsala.

belyashi
dinner, Meat

Belyashi (meat pies)

Belyashi is a fried dough stuffed with minced meat. It’s a traditional food from Tajikistan and very popular in former Soviet countries. The dough is light and fluffy and you can stuff with cooked mushrooms, mashed potatoes or meat like those pies are.  They are absolutely delicious. For the dough […]

Turkey and quinoa patties
dinner

Turkey and Quinoa Patties

I don’t know why I decided to use quinoa in those meat patties, but they worked so well, I was making them every day  for each of my customer.  First time I used ground veal, then ground turkey and finally ground pork. So, feel free to use any kind of […]

chopped summer salad
Salads, side dish

Chopped Summer Salad

This is one of my favorite summer salads. It is refreshing, flavorful, healthy and looks beautiful. You can adjust the quantities, use more fennel, or celery, or any other ingredients. It’s even better on the second day, served for breakfast with poached egg, for lunch with a piece of chicken […]

tuna salad
Salads

Tuna Salad

Tuna salad is simple, fast and easy dish to prepare. As usual, I add different ingredients, depending on what I have at home; carrots, radishes, celery, cornichons, olives and capers, they all work; from herbs, I like to use dill or tarragon, but if I have only cilantro or parsley, […]

beets
Salads, side dish

Roasted Beet Salad

Beets are one of my favorite vegetables, they are perfect with balsamic, garlic, red onion, cilantro and olive oil. Beets are sweet and it absorbs the flavor from the dressing and herbs. It’s a great side dish or salad on it’s own.