Paella is a national of Spain, particularly in the Valencia area, made of rice, saffron, and additionally seafood, chicken, vegetables and sausages. Traditionally paella is served on Sundays or on March 19 which is St. Joseph Day. There are several versions of the origins of this dish, the first derives from the Latin word "patella" which translates to pan....Read more
Kulich is a Easter bread-like cake that is traditional in the Orthodox Christian faith. Kulich is shaped like a cylinder, often prepared with raisins and decorated with powdered sugar or glaze on top. Spices like vanilla, cardamom, and nutmeg are often added. Traditionally after the Easter service, Kulich, Paskha (cottage cheese cake) and colored eggs are blessed by the priest. This...Read more
Deliciously sweet and slightly sour tart topped with a bounty of fresh peaches and blueberries, it's a true taste of the season and easy to prepare. Even on the next day it stays tasty, so you can eat it cold or slightly warmed up in the microwave. Serve with tea or milk for breakfast, or as a dessert with cream...Read more
This recipe is pretty easy to prepare. Instead of peanuts you can use cashews. Fresh pineapple is best but you can use canned pineapple also. Mix the sugar with a little water or coconut milk to help it melt better....Read more
I love to cook risotto, every time with a different addition, like carrots, pumpkin, asparagus, mushrooms, etc. Very simple, but at the same time, lively, delicious rich and creamy dish. This time I made risotto with bacon and peas, a really great combination! The bacon can be replaced with pancetta. Be sure to serve with wine.
Chicken Piccata are chicken breast cutlets coated in flour, fried and served with a sauce of butter, lemon juice, white wine or broth and capers. Simple ingredients, but the result are great, delicious, and tasty! Serve with pasta and a glass of white wine. Like most Italian dishes, a few simple ingredients can be morphed into a fabulous...Read more
Choose the jam for the sauce depending on your taste, usually orange or cranberry jam compliments duck well but you can also try raspberry or cherry. If the sauce is too acidic, add a little honey....Read more