This is the easiest recipe for a spinach dip. It tastes so great that my kid wants it with everything: pasta, potatoes, toast, etc. It is a great appetizer or a side dish for meat, and goes great with pork, chicken or beef. Ingredients: 250 g fresh spinach 1 boiled egg Salt Pepper A hand… Continue reading Spinach dip
A few days ago I made this mushroom borscht (sour soup) but with dried Chanterell which I picked last year. This year was not very good for mushroom foraging. Also I adapted to what I had in the house. But was great! The aroma, the taste, etc! Ingredients: 1 root parsnip 1 root celery 2… Continue reading Chanterelle sour soup
Stuffed peppers are an easy main dish that looks great and tastes even better. Stuffed peppers are (for the ones that never tried) any variety of bell peppers that has been hollowed and filled with a stuffing. You can have vegetarian stuffed peppers also. My mom made meat and vegetarian stuffed peppers. I love stuffed… Continue reading Stuffed peppers with turkey breast
As I wrote you a few weeks back here, I start growing chilies. I took some photos to see how my chilies are doing. As you can see, I have a few and more to come. Some of them started to get red, so I think I am on my right way. The Bishop’s hat… Continue reading Welcome to my chili jungle!
It is summer and barbecue time. What goes great with meat on the grill? Vegetables. I confess I love zucchini on grill. Tomatoes and onions are amazing, too. So when you are tired of mashed potatoes or other side dishes go with grilled vegetables. Put them next to the meat and enjoy it. It is… Continue reading Summer delight
Green! Green! Green! It is summer but it is still green outside. So go out and enjoy it before it’s too late. I prepared for you a list of green juices for the summer. Add ice if it is too hot and relax. Stinging nettle tea – great source of energy this is one of… Continue reading Green juices for a hot summer
In the last couple of weeks I start making lots of baked vegetables. I eat them fresh and I also bake them with meat or without it. I like beetroot because is sweet and is also very healthy. After winter I feel the need of eating lots of vegetables and greens. This is a vegetarian… Continue reading Baked vegetables with rice
Last night I was in the mood for baked onion. I love grilled or baked onion, so, with this in mind I went to the store near our home and bought a leek and red onions. The recipe is simple and you can make it without the egg and milk if you are vegetarians. Ingredients:… Continue reading Baked leek and red onions
Spring is here. We still have some snow around but it is starting to get green all around. I can’t wait to eat all those green spring miracles. If you don’t know what I mean here is a list with my favorite. Let’s start with Wild garlic leaves. They grow in my mom’s garden and… Continue reading Green, green and green!
I always thought that Brussels sprouts are an acquired taste. I don’t think I know people that love them. I tried them when I was an adult and I wasn’t fond of them at the begging. I start eating sprouts because are very healthy. This recipe is simple but with a mix of condiments so… Continue reading Brussels sprouts with turmeric