side dish

sweet potato gratin
side dish, vegetarian

Sweet Potato Gratin

You can use just sweet potato or a mix of regular, white and orange sweet potatoes. Just because I had all of them I thought it would be interesting and pretty. Instead of milk, cheese and butter, I drizzled basil pesto mixed in olive oil, covered with the foil and […]

lentil salad
Salads, side dish

Lentil Salad

Usually I use brown lentils for this salad, as they are firm, but I had orange lentils and had to use them. Orange lentils cook faster and makes a good soup or stew. The salad still turn out delicious but I recommend to use brown ones.

quinoa with roasted eggplant
Salads, side dish, Uncategorized

Quinoa with Roasted Eggplants

If you are a quinoa lover, this easy and delicious recipe is for you. Quinoa is a perfect vessel for mostly any vegetables: asparagus, corn, peas, cherry tomatoes, zucchini, you name it. Eggplants are perfect in fall and I use them in many dishes and create some new recipes. Quinoa […]

corn and red pepper salad
Salads, side dish

Corn and Red Pepper Salad

Corn and red pepper salad is the perfect summer/fall dish. It’s crunchy, colorful and very refreshing. Now, when the farmers markets have tons of red peppers, fresh corn, radishes, red onion and lots of herbs, it’s a must have salad at least once a week.