easy traditional mashed potatoes recipe

Easy Traditional Mashed Potatoes Recipe

Fuss-free, very easy, with just a few basic ingredients, this traditional mashed potatoes recipe is full of flavor and a perfect recipe for beginners! Serve it alongside beef bourguignon, stuffed cabbage rolls (sarma), or your favorite meat or vegetable patties. With the most dishes that we prepare on a weekly or monthly basis throughout the […]

raspberry brioche babka

Raspberry Brioche Babka Recipe

My first idea was to make a chocolate babka with cardamom and hazelnuts but I ended up making this raspberry brioche babka instead. As we are somehow surrounded by loads of chocolate desserts in this pre-Christmas time, it occurred to me that maybe I could create a Christmas babka with a fruit filling that will […]

homemade sauerkraut recipe

Homemade Sauerkraut Recipe – 3 Ways

A Brief Look at The History of Fermentation Although fermented foods gain on its importance in recent years, they have been part of human civilization for thousands of years. If we take a deeper look into our history, we will very easily come to the conclusion that the first fermentation probably occurred by (happy) accident. […]

vegan pumpkin pudding

Vegan Pumpkin Pudding

Pumpkins and squashes are some of the foods that I’ve been looking forward to every autumn for several years now. Round, oblong, smooth, bumpy, I adore them all equally! Love towards pumpkins somehow started with Hokkaido and butternut squashes and continued with kabocha and if I see some new variations on the farmer’s market that […]

chicken in white wine sauce with grapes and rosemary

Chicken in White Wine Sauce with Grapes and Rosemary

I came across the inspiration for this recipe quite by accident. A few years ago, when I just started writing my blog and running an IG profile, in an exchange of recipes with food bloggers from other parts of the world, I was given the task to try a recipe called Vineyard Chicken. We got […]

dark chocolate hazelnuts oatmeal cookies

Dark Chocolate Hazelnuts Oatmeal Cookies

My search for delicious, homemade oatmeal cookies lasted for quite a long time: I often experimented with different ingredients: dried fruit, nuts, butter, and oil, with and without chocolate, experimenting with different types of flour, adding grated apples… I have a feeling that I’ve tried almost all the recipes for oatmeal cookies the internet can […]

best brioche burger buns

Best Brioche Burger Buns Recipe

You know those days when you don’t feel like doing anything at all? Feeling overwhelmed by your life, job, or your current life situation, with some gloomy thoughts swarming in your head. I would shamefully lie to you if I said I don’t have days like these. On one of those days, I made a […]

oven-roasted plum jam no added sugar

Oven-Roasted Plum Jam (No Added Sugar!)

Oven-roasted plum jam is one of my favorite gastronomic discoveries of the gloomy 2020 year. It removes from the throne all those fancy meals I’ve had the opportunity to try lately. How come? Well, there are several reasons. Before making this plum jam, I’d heard about it many times before. From the ladies in our […]

no pectin fresh apricot jam recipe

No Pectin Fresh Apricot Jam Recipe

In our family, the tradition of making sweet and savory preserves from seasonal fruit and vegetables that grow in our orchard and garden is really long. When you try to live in harmony with the seasons and all the changes that they bring, sometimes nature gifts you with an abundance of fruit that you don’t […]

creamy pea and mint soup

Pea And Mint Soup From My Grandma’s Garden

Story no 1 A few years ago, at the local book fair, I bought an interesting cookbook from Spanish chef Ferran Adrià, by the name: “The Family Meal: Home Cooking with Ferran Adrià“. I liked it because of the interesting concept. Step by step, it describes rather simple dishes eaten daily by the award-winning El […]