Shrimp zucchini and basil pesto pasta

Shrimp zucchini and basil pesto pasta

Shrimp, zucchini and basil pesto pasta This dish is really a keeper! It’s simple, delicious and colorful – it looks so pretty on a plate. It’s a great idea for a quick lunch after work and perfect as well for a more elegant occasion. I […]

How to make pesto – homemade basil pesto recipe (Pesto alla Genovese)

How to make pesto – homemade basil pesto recipe (Pesto alla Genovese)

How to make pesto – homemade basil pesto recipe (Pesto alla Genovese) Basil pesto or Pesto alla Genovese in an Italian sauce originated in Geneva. Its name comes from the Italian word ‘pestare’, meaning to pound or to crush. According to tradition, pesto is prepared […]

Potato and cheese pierogi the american way – homemade cheddar pierogi

Potato and cheese pierogi the american way – homemade cheddar pierogi

Potato and cheese pierogi the american way – homemade cheddar pierogi I’ve once googled ‘potato and cheese pierogi’, to see, to my surprise, that a lot of them call for cheddar cheese. I’ve neved though to make the potato and cheese pierogi this way. Traditionally […]

Pasta alla Norma – tomato and eggplant pasta recipe

Pasta alla Norma – tomato and eggplant pasta recipe

Pasta alla Norma – tomato and eggplant pasta recipe Italians know very well how to create a delicious and easy dish with just a few ingredients. Pasta alla Norma is a Sicilian pasta dish made with tomatoes, eggplant and a large amount of cheese. It‘s […]

Cheese sun-dried tomato and olive puff pastry pinwheels

Cheese sun-dried tomato and olive puff pastry pinwheels

Cheese sun-dried tomato and olive puff pastry pinwheels Quick to make, savoury puff pastry cookies. Perfect for parties or when you feel like eating a crispy snack. They’re so simple to make, just mix the grated cheese, finely chopped olives and sun-dried tomatoes together, then […]

Chicken quesadilla recipe with mushroom bell pepper and corn

Chicken quesadilla recipe with mushroom bell pepper and corn

Chicken quesadilla recipe with mushroom bell pepper and corn Quesadillas are a Mexican dish consisting of tortillas with cheese filling (queso is Spanish for cheese). Often vegetables or meat are added (but basic recipe has only cheese in it). The key to a good tortilla […]

Walnut chocolate babka wreath

Walnut chocolate babka wreath

 Walnut chocolate babka wreath I’m very happy that I can share this recipe with you, because it turned out really great. Very tender and buttery yeast dough with a lot of nut and chocolate filling. The filling is so tasty, there are lot of nuts […]

Fish with gorgonzola spinach and lemon pasta

Fish with gorgonzola spinach and lemon pasta

Fish with gorgonzola spinach and lemon pasta A tasty and simple dinner, ready in just 25minutes. I think it can‘t get any easier than tomake a sauce from gorgonzola cheese, all you have to do is to melt the cheese – creamy sauce is ready. […]

Slow-roasted duck breast with plum sauce

Slow-roasted duck breast with plum sauce

Duck breast with plum sauce Tender duck breast in aromatic plum sauce with cinnamon, star anise and cardamom. The sauce is really delicious and quick to make. The meat is quickly seared in a pan, then roasted in the oven at low temperature. Thanks to […]

Polish Christmas Eve Beet Soup Recipe (Borscht / Barszcz Wigilijny)

Polish Christmas Eve Beet Soup Recipe (Borscht / Barszcz Wigilijny)

Christmas Eve Beet Soup (barszcz wigiljny in polish) is a traditional soup, served on Christmas Eve Supper. The Christmas Eve / Wigilia Supper can lasts for hours and consists mostly of 12 dishes, starting with red Borscht. According to the tradition, Christmas Eve Beet Soup […]

Cranberry Orange Mulled Wine Recipe

Cranberry Orange Mulled Wine Recipe

Cranberry Orange Mulled Wine Recipe This is my favorite mulled wine recipe. Perfectly spiced, warming and so tasty. Tastes like Christmas in a glass. It’s a national holiday treat in Austria. It’s called Glühwein here (which can be translated as glow-wine) and is being selled […]

Uszka ‘little ears’ – porcini filled polish dumplings for Christmas Eve Borscht

Uszka ‘little ears’ – porcini filled polish dumplings for Christmas Eve Borscht

Uszka ‘little ears’ – porcini filled polish dumplings for Christmas Eve Borscht Uszka tanslates to little ears in polish. They are small pierogies filled with dried wild forest mushrooms and sauteed onion. They resemble italian tortellini in shape. They are usually served with Christmas Eve […]


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