Great appetizer with different flavor and beautiful look. Originally, I wanted to make caramelized fig crostini, but figs were out of season and I noticed plums, so I decided to use them instead. They didn’t have much flavor, so I added coconut oil and lavender for flavor and they turn […]
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I usually use yeast dough for perashki, which is good but time consuming, you need to wait for at least an hour for the dough to proof. Yesterday, I found this easy ricotta and baking powder based recipe and I tried. It was very good, light and fluffy. I can […]
Chvishtari is a traditional Georgian dish made of corn flour and cheese. Usually, we use fresh lightly salted cheese in it, something like Mexican queso fresco. But I also like the combination of feta and mozzarella. There are so many corn flours in the supermarkets that it’s hard to find […]
Zucchini mint pancakes are great for appetizer or fast snack for kids. I had fresh mint and thought it would give the pancakes nice taste, but you can use any other herbs that you have in the fridge or in the garden, parsley and dill will be good as well.
It sounds weird but roasted Brussels sprouts with lavender is to die for. I tried it at Elms in New Canaan and fall in love with the dish. I usually roast Brussels sprouts in the oven using about a tablespoon of oil, which keeps it healthy, but when you fry […]
Who doesn’t love this creamy and delicious dip? It’s unbelievably easy to prepare it at home and so much better than the one you buy in the market. Key ingredients are soft, but not brown avocado, lime juice and cilantro. You can also add jalapeno pepper, garlic, shallot and tomatoes. […]
How can I describe this tomato mango salsa? Fresh, juicy, fragrant, tangy, beautiful colors and amazing taste. It’s ready in 5 minutes and once you try it, you’ll never go back to the store bought jar of salsa.
Stuffed mushrooms are great appetizer, starter or a side dish. Easy to prepare and delicious.
Sweet pepper salad is a simple and delicious salad or side dish.
This simple and delicious Brussels sprouts with almonds and dried cranberries is fantastic side dish or vegetarian meal. Balsamic vinegar gives it wonderful tangy and sweet flavor and almonds add crunch and texture. It’s easy, fast and gorgeous dish.