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Teriyaki chicken

You can use chicken breast or thighs, we prefer thighs. You can make this dish 2 ways: Cut the chicken into pieces (medium cubes) or cook a whole chicken breasts/ tights. I prefer to cut, this method is easier to cook and to be sure it’s cooked. Mirin and sake you can substitute to rice wine vinegar, just add some...
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Buns with apples and cinnamon

The dough is amazingly fluffy and sweet, and is especially delicious when they are still warm as the filling is juicy and aromatic! You can also add other fruits, like pears, plums, peaches, apricot, etc. For the filling, you can also use any jam or marmalade you like. (more…)...
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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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Sweet Rogaliki

Rogaliki usually are a sweet combination between a pastry and a cookie with or without filling. This dish occurs in many European countries, such as 'Rogalik' in Russian and Ukrainian cuisine, 'Kipferl' in Austro-Germany, 'kifla' in Serbo-Croatian, 'rogal' in Polish, 'giffel' in Danish, 'rožok' in Slovak also, as well in Bulgarian, Hungarian, Swedish, Macedonian, Albanian,...
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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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