Category Archives: Sides & Bites

Easy Tomato Tart with Garlic and Thyme

This tart is really easy to make, you just need to have puff pastry, tomatoes, garlic, and thyme. Perfect recipe when you want to make a quick, delicious, and festive looking appetizer. Instead of thyme, you can use rosemary, cilantro, parsley or other herbs. If you prefer basil, add it to the tart after baking so it will look brighter...
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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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Stuffed chicken legs with cheese, nuts and herbs

Stuffed chicken legs are very tasty and not difficult to cook. You can improvise with ingredients to your taste and what is available at the moment of cooking- you can add to the stuffing chicken livers, rice, nuts, dried fruits, beets, onions, mushrooms, carrots, cheese, etc. Meat from the chicken legs is better to chop with a knife, the...
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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