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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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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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Football Pizza Pockets

It's game time and I found a clever idea online for a perfect Super Bowl party snack. Really fun to make for game night and very easy to prepare. Use fillings to your taste, go Italian by adding pepperoni, pizza sauce and mozzarella, or try chicken with bacon. I even used sliced brats and it worked...
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Shrimp soup

A very tasty and flavorful Thai soup that is very simple and easy to make! The main thing to remember is to prepare the ingredients ahead of time before you start cooking. It is also best to fry vegetables and shrimp quickly over high heat. Adding coconut milk also gives the soup a unique taste. Read more

Avocado Popsicles

Maybe you haven't considered avocados for dessert much less for popsicles, but with buttery, creamy, and nutty texture they give a refreshing unique taste to popsicles. Instead of water you can use the coconut milk and coconut flakes. Simple ingredients for a refreshing great summer treat! (more…)...
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Blini

Blini-thin pancakes. Very tasty and delicious pancakes, similar to crepes or Swedish pancakes, but this is the Russian version. When you add the boiling water the batter size will increase several times, so be sure to use a large bowl. You can serve with sour cream, whipped cream, chocolate, various jams or wrap them in a different filling such...
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