dinner

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 […]

Quinoa Salad with Corn and Snow Peas
dinner, side dish, vegetarian

Quinoa Salad with Corn and Snow Peas

I love, love and love this wonderful little grain. Even though quinoa doesn’t have any distinct flavor, by adding lime juice, garlic, fresh herbs and veggies, it makes healthy and delicious meal for lunch or dinner. Great thing about this grain is that, it cooks in 10 minutes, you can […]

roasted chicken in romesco sauce
dinner, main dish

Roasted Chicken in Romesco Sauce

Romesco sauce is one of my favorite sauces made of roasted red peppers and almonds. It is originated from Catalonia, Spain and is a base for many dishes. Roasted chicken in romesco sauce is an amazing one pot dish, full with Spanish flavors.