One of my favorite desserts from my childhood. Very often, after school, on the way home, me and my friends would definitely stop in a café and buy these delicate horns with custard, whipped cream, or whipped egg whites (egg whites, sugar, lemon juice) cream,...
After trying blini (crepes) with custard cream and crispy top layer, my kids said, ‘omg it’s so good!’, and I nailed it again! My daughter named it "cremebrulini", because the taste is kinda like creme brulee but with blini (crepes).
Tender juicy meat with aromatic sweet potatoes, herbs, spices, and a flavorful sauce; perfect to serve with couscous as well! Food cooked in a tajine gives it a unique taste, and everything you cook in it turns out very tender and juicy due to the aromatic steam. This tasty pork with sweet potatoes dish can be served directly...Read more
A very simple recipe using pelmeni/ dumplings dough, but yet it is much easier to work with, because with the addition of vegetable oil, the dough is more soft and more elastic. I cooked some of the pelmeni/ dumplings right away for dinner, and placed the remainder in the freezer for another time. Instead of a bamboo steamer,...Read more
While I used Champignon mushrooms in this dish, you can use different ones, or you can make with two or three different varieties such as chanterelles, oyster mushrooms, champignons, etc. The size of my tart mold is about 22 cm. The dough can be prepared in advance and kept in the fridge. Also, for this quiche I used two different kinds...Read more
Each year on November 1st and 2nd in Mexico as well as in Guatemala, Honduras, El Salvador, people celebrate the Day of the Dead. This is a touching and at the same time joyous holiday when people remember their dead relatives and ancestors. They believe that the souls of the dead relatives and friends come these days to visit...Read more
Now with the cool fall weather it's time to bake quiches and tarts! I like them because they can be sweet or savory and there are endless combinations to try. With mushrooms out now, I chose to use them along with bacon. The recipe for the dough is the same I use for tarts or pies, it's my favorite and easy...Read more
Sunday is Mexican Independence Day, and restaurants here will honor the occasion by serving up the traditional treat of Chiles en Nogada Chiles en Nogada is a classic Mexican dish originating from Puebla. Stuffed poblano peppers with meat mixed with fruits and spices and topped with walnut sauce, pomegranate seeds and cilantro or parsley. The colors of the dish reflect...Read more
Soft dough with a delicious sweet and sour cherry filling. Pirozhki are a Russian-Ukrainian dish of dough with filling that is baked or fried. There are many recipes for making dough for pirozhki and a variety of toppings as well. It can be meat, fish, eggs, mushrooms, cheese, jam, vegetable or fruit toppings. Savory pirozhki make great accompaniments to soups,...Read more