What’s in season

Asparagus- grilled, roasted, or steamed, this springtime vegetable is always a treat!

What’s in season

A delicate member of the onion family, with a hint of garlic. Chopped chives can go with nearly any dish whenever you want the flavor of onion without the bite. Great ingredient for fish and meat, rice, soups and salads, chicken or egg dishes, especially on baked potatoes.


Kartofdzhyn- the pie stuffed with potato and cheese. These popular Ossetian pies are baked with different fillings and often prepared on holidays. In Ossetia they traditionally serve three pies on a plate and only on days of mourning – an even number. These pies are a cult food in Ossetia and have ritual significance.

Spring is in the air! Celebrate warm weather with a casual-yet lovely- spring dinner!

Grill time!

Warmer weather means it’s time for backyard burgers, tender kebabs, sizzling steaks, BBQ ribs, cold refreshing drinks and gatherings of family and friends.

Chicken Piccata

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!

Slow cooker (crock pot)

Slow cooking allows flavors to steep and blend together. It circulates heat and liquid so food stays moist.


Whether it’s a special occasion, or just the weekend, one of these breakfast ideas will be the best part of waking up!

Love my garden

I love gardening so much, it makes my world beautiful. I have a vegetable/herb garden, flower gardens, fruit trees and berries. When I am outside I feel happy, too bad we don’t have nice weather all year but when we do, we are gardening! 😉

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Snapshots from life

Between cooking and photography I actually have a life ))) Take a look at some photos and other things that I have been up to.


Lemon posset

Lemon posset, so easy to make and perfect for hot summer days! 3 lemons (juice and zest from 1 lemon, I used more juice), 250ml whipped cream, 3 tbsp sugar. Scoop out the pulp from half lemons. Sugar, zest and whipped cream bring almost to a boil. Add lemon juice, strain, pour over the lemon halves and place in the...
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Happy New Year 2024

Creamy Chicken Salad Bites with cucumber, Bacon and Chive Deviled Eggs, Korean carrots, marinated bell pepper, canapés with cream cheese, salty salmon and cucumber, marinated tomatoes, spicy marinated cabbage, poblano/green onions/ radish dip, pickled red onions and smoked tacos de costilla For dessert: tiramisu crepes cake, rosemary cookies with vanilla sea salt and oreshki with walnuts and condensed milk Read more

Mashed fish with potatoes

Plokkfiskur Icelandic cuisine
In earlier times, when Icelandic housewives would serve poached haddock or other white fish with boiled potatoes several times a week, there were invariably leftovers.
They were usually dealt with by incorporating them into this simple but very popular dish. Nowadays, people buy fresh fish just to make the dish and it can even be...
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