side dish

potato patties
Georgian, side dish

Potato Patties

These patties are wonderful with meat, fish or just salad. Very light and soft, just melts in your mouth. They are great to freeze as well, so you can place them in Ziploc bag and keep it in the freezer.

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.