Let me start by saying Happy Holidays! Finally, Santa came. Kids are happily playing with the toys and the parents are enjoying a coffee or hot cocoa. There are lots of traditions around the globe. When I was a child a use to unwrap the gifts in the morning, but since I got married I… Continue reading Christmassy breakfast
Baked salmon with celery
Baked salmon with celery Crazy thing happened a few days back. I went to the market to buy leeks to make a cream soup and I got home with celery. I did not even realize what I was buying. I thought it is what I needed. So, I had to improvise because I never made… Continue reading Baked salmon with celery
Vegan wrap This wrap is my favorite because is vegan and very easy to make. Ingredients: Tortilla wrapsTomatoesCucumberPestoCorn FlakesWild garlic leaves Directions: On a tortilla spread 1 teaspoon of pesto. I use wild garlic pesto because I think is the best pesto, but this is just my opinion. Add some slices of tomatoes and cucumber,… Continue reading Vegan wrap
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
Chanterelle sour soup
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 with turkey breast
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
Welcome to my chili jungle!
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 juices for a hot summer
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
Baked vegetables with rice
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
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