Appetizers

WALNUTS, CARROTS AND ROLLED EGGPLANT

WALNUTS, CARROTS AND ROLLED EGGPLANT

  If you like eggplant, walnuts and garlic, you will love this recipe! I could not get enough of this wonderful dish while travelling in the Caucasus so I absolutely had to have it once I got back home. It is simple, easy, fresh and […]

SPINACH AND LEEKS MEATBALLS

SPINACH AND LEEKS MEATBALLS

  This recipe is a staple in my kitchen. What kid or adult does not like meatballs? They are cute, easy to bite, flavorful and it's very easy to hide vegetables or greens in them. I like leeks and spinach combination but you're welcome to […]

EGGY DANDELIONS AND SPINACH MIX

EGGY DANDELIONS AND SPINACH MIX

  Let's face it, most people don't start jumping up and down with the idea of having dandelions for dinner, or breakfast… or any time of the day, really. Dandelions in regular supermarkets tend to be bitter and most of us don't know what to […]

EASY EGGPLANT

EASY EGGPLANT

  When you think eggplant, do you ever consider boiling it? Do you think it ends up being easy, fast and delicious?  Well, I'm here to tell you this recipe does just that!I enjoy eggplant very much and it's a real savor for someone that […]

SPRATS SALAD

SPRATS SALAD

  On days I do not have the time to make a big breakfast, or do not feel like cooking at all, if we are being completely honest here, this is a definite winner for my whole family.  Boiling eggs and shredding turnip can be […]

POTATO PANCAKES

POTATO PANCAKES

  Latkes, draniki, deruni, potato pancakes…every culture, every cuisine has some sort of variant of these delicious, crispy on the outside yet soft on the inside, flavorful medallions.This recipe is a staple in my kitchen. It’s made with simple ingredients, very easy to make and […]

MIXED SALAD WITH HEARTS OF PALM AND GOAT CHEESE

MIXED SALAD WITH HEARTS OF PALM AND GOAT CHEESE

  Nothing beats a fresh mixed salad with lemon, garlic and extra virgin olive oil for me.  Crunchy, fresh, tasty, nutritious and so full of flavor.  Oh, and yes, you read that right.  I add at least a clove of garlic in pretty much everything.  […]

OVEN ROASTED SMELTS

OVEN ROASTED SMELTS

  Smelts are known for their delicate mild flavor and soft texture.  Not only are they rich in healthy vitamins and high quality protein but smelts are also low in mercury.  They are fantastic fried, roasted, broiled and stewed.These little guys are loaded with important […]