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Profiterole/ Cream Puffs with Creamy Lemon Curd

A profiterole is a small French (less than 4 cm in diameter) pastry ball made of custard dough and can have various fillings (both sweet and savory): custard cream, cheese, mushrooms, meat, etc. Sweet profiteroles can be served as a dessert and profiteroles with meat, cheese or mushroom stuffing are perfect for soups. This time I made them with sweet...
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Khachapuri, from scratch

This time I made Adjarian khachapuri from scratch. Usually I use premade frozen dough, and that works perfectly fine too. This time, however, I made the dough and it was really quick and easy. For the dough I used: -2 1/2 cup of flour, -2.5-3 tsp yeast (mix it in 1 cup warm water with 1tsp...
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Khinkali

Khinkali are Georgian dumplings, but also popular in Armenian and Azerbaijani cuisine. Eating Khinkali is an art - using only your hands, hold the handle with the your fingers, then biting the pocket. You aren't supposed to use a knife or fork, since it will release all the broth. This is what differentiates it from Read more

Garlic Bread with Herbs and Homemade Tomato Sauce

If you are looking for some quick bread ideas, this recipe is perfect! Very easy and quick to make. You also can change or add some new ingredients to your taste every time when you make these bread sticks. Here are some ideas for you: put mozzarella cheese inside with chopped basil leaves, finely chopped fried bacon, dried tomatoes...
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Fried Plantain with Sour Cream

Plantain or Cooking bananas (plátano on Spanish) are large bananas which usually require cooking before eating them. They are large with a green or gray-greenish rind and contain more starch and less sugar than regular bananas, and have a hard and savory flesh. Before eating, they can be steamed, boiled, grilled, baked, or fried. In most Spanish-speaking countries, Plantains...
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Tomatillo Salsa Verde

Salsa verde is a simple, green Mexican sauce made from tomatillos (they originate from Mexico, the taste is tart and vibrant. They are eaten raw or cooked in a variety of dishes, particularly salsa verde). A really authentic, full-of-flavor salsa, perfect with chips, eggs, quesadillas, enchiladas, chicharrónes, or as a topping for carne asada tacos. Great for dinner, any...
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