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Pear Tart with Chocolate Cream

A stunning dessert! This delicate chocolate cream with the tart pears melts in your mouth. The dough also has a wonderful flavor and crumbly texture making it perfect for any sweet tarts. When you cook the chocolate, it’s necessary to stir constantly so that it doesn’t burn. This tart is easy to prepare and will impress your friends and...
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Vareniki / Pierogi with potatoes and mushrooms or cherries and blueberries

Vareniki ( varenyky, pierogi, perogies ) are stuffed dumplings from Ukraine made from unleavened dough and different fillings. Some of the more popular fillings are vegetables, boiled potatoes, salted cabbage, baked pumpkin, fruits and berries, meat, mushroom, cheese, poppy seed, or buckwheat. My favorite fillings are meat, potatoes with onions and mushrooms, cottage cheese or curd cheese with cherries....
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Cabbage Cucumber Salad with Corn and Feta

A great idea for a picnic or a spring, summer, fall dinner, just add the mayonnaise before eating the salad if you are planning to bring it for a picnic. As well, you can use vegetables or olive oil with the addition of a little lemon juice instead of using mayonnaise. If you like it spicy, add some garlic....
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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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