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3 June, 2018

Russian Honey Cake – Medovik recipe

Russian Honey Cake – Medovik recipe
Comments : 2 Posted in : Cake Recipes, Easy Recipes, Russian Food, Sweets and Desserts on by : Larisa Ion
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4/5 (8) Honey cake (aka Medovik) is one of the most famous Russian desserts. There are many recipes and variations of this cake, but, the main ingredient – is honey, which gives it incredible taste and flavor. Honey cake was created at the 19th century by young chef for the wife of Emperor Alexander I
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3 May, 2018

Falafel recipe

Falafel recipe
Posted in : Middle East Recipes, Starters, Vegan recipes, Vegetarian, Appetizers, Cooking Food Recipes, Easy Recipes on by : Larisa Ion
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4/5 (3) Once I’ve tried falafel in one small Arabian eatery – I fell in love with it! Since there I was dreamed to cook falafel at home. And now this dish – is one of the favorite in my family. So today I’ll share with you this magic recipe of delicious falafel. Pretty easy,
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7 February, 2018

Dressed Herring Recipe

Dressed Herring Recipe
Comments : 3 Posted in : Eastern European Recipes, Potato recipes, Salads, Starters, Vegetarian, Appetizers, Holidays and Parties, Main Dishes, Russian Food, Side dishes on by : Larisa Ion
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4.25/5 (4) Dressed Herring is a very popular traditional Russian festive dish known as Shuba or seledka pod shuboy, what means in translation herring under a fur coat. This salad is a must for every Russian holiday table. This delicious layered salad made of finely sliced pickled herring, onion, potatoes, carrots and beetroots. Each layer
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31 January, 2018

Roasted Leg of Lamb

Roasted Leg of Lamb
Posted in : Eastern European Recipes, French Cuisine, Meat Recipes, Easy Recipes, Holidays and Parties, Main Dishes on by : Larisa Ion
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4/5 (2) Roasted leg of lamb is a perfect choice if you want something tasty and unusual for your festive table. Incredibly juicy, with golden spicy crust and tender inside – I think this roasted leg of lamb one of the most delicious dish. And it looks amazing! So, roasted leg of lamb has big
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30 July, 2017

Gazpacho soup recipe

Gazpacho soup recipe
Posted in : Soup recipes, Soups, Spanish Food, Vegetarian, Cooking Food Recipes, Easy Recipes, Main Dishes on by : Larisa Ion
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4.17/5 (6) Gazpacho is a Spanish cold soup made of raw pounded vegetables.  This soup originated in the Spanish region of Andalusia. The original gazpacho was made by pounding bread, water, vinegar, garlic and olive oil. Tomatoes were added among the ingredients only at 19th century. Since there, the gazpacho was spread worldwide. Today there
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7 June, 2017

Baked eggplant stuffed with couscous

Baked eggplant stuffed with couscous
Posted in : Middle East Recipes, Starters, Vegetarian, Appetizers, Cooking Food Recipes, Eggplant Recipes, Main Dishes on by : Larisa Ion
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4/5 (3) Baked eggplant stuffed with couscous is a great dish!!! It’s delicious, beautiful and extremely healthy! The filling contains mix of vegetables, spices and couscous – small steamed balls of semolina, originated in a Maghreb. The combination of tart eggplant with spicy couscous – just amazing! You could serve baked eggplant stuffed with couscous
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26 May, 2017

Lemon rice with cashew nuts (Nimbu Chawal)

Lemon rice with cashew nuts (Nimbu Chawal)
Comments : 2 Posted in : Cooking Food Recipes, Easy Recipes, Indian Food, Side dishes on by : Larisa Ion
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4.67/5 (6) Lemon rice with cashew nuts (nimbu chawal) – is one of the traditional dishes in the Southern States of India. Turmeric gives it beautiful bright yellow color, lemon – fresh taste, and combination of spices – magic flavor. Traditionally, during the cooking of lemon rice are added mung beans.  But, you could cook
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18 May, 2017

Syrniki – Russian Cottage Cheese Pancakes

Syrniki – Russian Cottage Cheese Pancakes
Posted in : Eastern European Recipes, Ukrainian Food, Breakfast recipes, Cooking Food Recipes, Easy Recipes, Russian Food, Sweets and Desserts on by : Larisa Ion
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4.4/5 (5) Syrniki are traditional dish in the Russian, Ukrainian and Belorussian cuisine. This is pancakes from quark (cottage cheese), eggs and flour, which usually fried on a vegetable oil or butter. To bake syrniki in the oven tasty as well (recipe is here). Using less flour guarantees gentle creamy texture of pancakes.  You could also
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14 May, 2017

Tom Kha Gai soup (Tom Kha Kai) recipe

Tom Kha Gai soup (Tom Kha Kai) recipe
Posted in : Soup recipes, Soups, Asian Recipes, Chicken Breast Recipes, Chicken recipes, Cooking Food Recipes, Easy Recipes on by : Larisa Ion
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4/5 (1) Tom Kha Gai soup or Tom Kha Kai is one of the most popular traditional soup in Thai and Lao cuisine. The name of the soup literally means “chicken galangal soup”. Galangal it’s a plant species in the Zingiberaceae (ginger) family. Galangal rhizomes are used in traditional Asian cuisine. The other ingredients of
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12 May, 2017

Shamali cake (Semolina Cake, Basbousa)

Shamali cake (Semolina Cake, Basbousa)
Comments : 2 Posted in : Middle East Recipes, Cake Recipes, Cooking Food Recipes, Sweets and Desserts on by : Larisa Ion
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4.83/5 (6) Shamali cake or semolina cake is one of the most popular desserts in Cyprus. It’s one of the variations basbousa – traditional Middle East sweet cake. For the first time I tried shamali at one of the local fish taverns. It was served with coffee as a compliment from chef. I really liked
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