Category Archives: Breads & Sandwiches

Pirozhki with Cherries

Soft dough with a delicious sweet and sour cherry filling. Pirozhki are a Russian-Ukrainian dish of dough with filling that is baked or fried. There are many recipes for making dough for pirozhki and a variety of toppings as well. It can be meat, fish, eggs, mushrooms, cheese, jam, vegetable or fruit toppings. Savory pirozhki make great accompaniments to soups,...
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Bruschetta with Tomatoes and Mozzarella

Bruschetta is a traditional Italian dish of sliced bread toasted on the grill and topped with different fresh ingredients: tomato, bell peppers, olives, mozzarella, prosciutto, mushrooms, papperoni, eggplant, zucchini, and different herbs or salad leaves. This bruschetta, tomatoes with mozzarella, is the most common. It is better to use high-quality olive oil....
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Italian Easter bread

I'm not a big fan of baking, especially complicated recipes and ingredients, but this dough was very easy to work with and the bread has a delicate sweet flavor, very soft and light fluffy texture. Not to mention it looks beautiful and delicious! The taste and texture is a cross between challah and brioche bread. Perfect for Easter morning...
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Pan De Muerto

Each year on November 1st and 2nd in Mexico as well as in Guatemala, Honduras, El Salvador, people celebrate the Day of the Dead. This is a touching and at the same time joyous holiday  when people remember their dead relatives and ancestors. They believe that the souls of the dead relatives and friends come these days to visit...
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Pampushki with Garlic

Pampushki are small buns which are traditionally served with borsch in Ukraine but you can serve with any other hot soup or Harcho. Usually they are cooked with garlic and baked in the oven. By the way, pampushki got their name in Odessa Ukraine, the city where I'm from. You can use any...
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Panini with Caramelized Onion, Peaches and Cheese

Great combination of caramelized onions with sweet and sour peach, nuts and cheese. This is a versatile recipe you can try with different combinations of the above like switching out the peaches with pears or figs, and with goat or mozzarella cheese. So many combinations that you'll always find something new! When making a panani, it's important to have a...
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