Tag Archives: Autumn Food

Belyashi

Belyashi is the national dish of the Tatars, common in Slavic countries. Its also one of my favorite dishes from childhood. I remember in Ukraine when I was little and they sold belyashi on the streets or at the market, it was a very popular street food, even now one of the most common fast...
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Tzimmes

Tzimmes is a Jewish dish, sweet stew typically made from carrots and dried fruits. It’s cooked slow at low heat, and even if it’s simple dish, still considered is a great delicacy. Tzimmes has many variations, usually prepared mostly from carrots, but there are also versions using potatoes, beans, and even with the addition of meat. You can also add...
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Potatoes with Dill and Garlic

This is one of my favorite childhood summer recipes for new potatoes. If the potatoes are small, then cook them whole, if a little bigger, then cut them into 2-4 parts. Of course you can use a regular potatoes too, its still good but new potatoes are so good! These go good with other appetizers like Read more

Chicken Salad with Grapes

Who knew grapes, chicken and mayonnaise went so well together? One of our favorite summer light salads, so  tasty and easy to prepare. Plus you even can make it a day ahead of time which makes it perfect for a picnic or your party....
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Taratushki

Taratushki was one of our favorite childhood treats. It is a popular dish among Slavic families. It's hard to describe, something like a semi sweet donut. They deep fried which makes them a little crispy outside but soft and tender. Depending on how sweet you make them, the toppings will differ. With this recipe which will give you semi sweet...
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Sweet and Spicy Eggplant

It's better to use small or medium eggplants for this recipe since they will have less seeds. Use any herbs to your taste, I like cilantro, basil, tarragon, along with a little bit of dill and parsley. Serve hot or cold, I liked them hot more. The flavor is wonderful!...
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Peach Muffins with Rosemary and Almonds

Now towards the end of the summer is peach season, and besides eating them raw a lot, we also made drinks for the kids and sangria for adults. This time I decided to bake muffins from them. The recipe is simple and they were very tasty. Instead of almonds you can use any other nuts of your choice. It...
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