These meatballs are so flavorful, tender, juicy and really easy to prepare. A perfect idea for your 'finger food' party, Super Bowl party, or even the holidays. You can make them for dinner with rice, potatoes or vegetables. And you can also serve with any Asian-flavored sauce to your taste.
A very simple recipe using pelmeni/ dumplings dough, but yet it is much easier to work with, because with the addition of vegetable oil, the dough is more soft and more elastic. I cooked some of the pelmeni/ dumplings right away for dinner, and placed the remainder in the freezer for another time. Instead of a bamboo steamer,...Read more
Sweet and sour salsa with a pleasant slightly spicy taste. I usually cook this sauce for Thanksgiving but salsa is always good on a hot summer day as well. This can be served with crackers and cream cheese or just with chips. If you think it is too sour for you, add more sugar. Also try to use tangerine...Read more
Golubtsi is popular dish in many Eastern European countries and the Middle East made of cabbage leaves stuffed with a variety of ingredients. Very similar to dolma, which uses grape leaves. In Serbia, Slovenia, Hungary and Croatia, cabbage rolls with smoked pork are very popular at Christmas. They are cooked in a skillet or baked in the oven. In Romania,...Read more
Sunday is Mexican Independence Day, and restaurants here will honor the occasion by serving up the traditional treat of Chiles en Nogada Chiles en Nogada is a classic Mexican dish originating from Puebla. Stuffed poblano peppers with meat mixed with fruits and spices and topped with walnut sauce, pomegranate seeds and cilantro or parsley. The colors of the dish reflect...Read more
In August when there are a lot of different vegetables in my garden, I like to cook easy and quick dishes such as salads or simple appetizers. But usually I have too many tomatoes and cucumbers which are not possible to use it all at once, so I can them for the fall-winter. For example, Read more
Another tasty take on a summer classic! Instead of boiled corn you can use corn cooked on the grill. Don’t forget just before grilling to soak the corn unshucked in cold water for 10-15 minutes. Grill or boil until tender, about 15 min. It will be sweet and juicy on the cob.
I usually cook bruschetta with fresh tomatoes, but after trying this recipe with slightly fried tomatoes and garlic, I liked it even more! The recipe is very simple to prepare and great for picnics or some dinner party. It can be cooked on an outdoor grill when the weather is great outside, or at home. The perfect...Read more