Tag Archives: Autumn Food

Stuffed Chicken with Rice and Dried Fruits

Fragrant, tender chicken with delicious rice. Dried fruits and nuts give to the rice a nice sweet-sour taste. I also use lemon thyme which gives the rice a nice flavor and aroma. Take the apples out of the oven a little earlier than the chicken. You can put potatoes, carrots and other vegetables on baking sheet along with apples....

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Borscht

Borscht, the traditional national Slavic dish in eastern and central Europe, like Blini, Pirozhki or Pelmeni. It is a thick vegetable soup with a deep red, burgundy color because of beets which is the main ingredient. Every nation has their own version of this dish,...
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Chakhokhbili

Chakhokhbili-stew poultry, one of the most delicious and popular dishes of Georgian cuisine. Originally it was prepared from a pheasant, but now is made from any bird, usually chicken. It’s a very tasty, flavorful dish, that does not use water, oil, or fat since tomatoes and onions give this naturally to the dish. I like to add a little...
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Chicken Tajine with Apples and Pears

A tajine is a clay dish with thick walls and a large conical lid. In a tajine you can cook different dishes  such as chicken with dates, apricots, prunes, raisins, figs, olives, pickled lemons, or, as fish dishes, meat (lamb, pork or beef) and vegetables such as potatoes get very tasty with tomatoes or beans, peas, carrots, bell peppers,...
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Ravioli with Mushroom Cream Sauce

Filling for ravioli can be very different: vegetables, meat, mushrooms, cheese, fish or seafood. Ravioli can be a dessert dish too if they are prepared with a sweet filling like fruit or berries. This time I made ravioli with pork meat. I also made two sauces, a mushroom sauce and a tomato sauce. Here is a recipe with a mushroom...
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Roasted Marinated Peppers

This spicy appetizer is a great idea for a party. They can be stored in the marinade for about a week in the refrigerator if you cook them in high quantities. Good served with fish or meat. I usually use red or yellow bell peppers....
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Salad with Tomatoes and Peppers

Fresh, fragrant and tasty salad, with a slight bite of chili pepper and a pleasant tartness of capers, very easy to prepare. Dry the bread or fry it in a dry frying pan. If you don't have capers, you can add finely chopped anchovies or feta cheese. Sometimes I add mozzarella cheese as well....
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