Last week I made Golubtsi, also known as stuffed cabbage rolls. Golubtsi - is a delicious comfort food popular in Northern, Central and Eastern Europe, Ukraine. Russia, Belarus, Turkey, Azerbaijan, Armenia, Kazakhstan, Moldova, the Balkans, Central Asia, Egypt, North Africa, China, and Korea. Polish – Golabki, Ukrainian – Holubtsi, Romanian – Sarmale, Georgia – Tolma, Balkans – Sarma, Hungary...Read more
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Mongolian beef and eggs fried rice
Mongolian beef and eggs fried rice. Some tips: cut the meat into strips (into even slices, about 1/4 inch wide), against the grain. Do not overcook, quickly searing the meat in batches. I usually use 500g flank steak or New York strip steak; 1/4 cup cornstarch; vegetable oil with little bit of sesame oil; bell peppers, green onions, large onion. For...Read more
Cheese and radish dip
Cheesy-Pesto (homemade) Pinwheels
You can use chicken breast or thighs, we prefer thighs. You can make this dish 2 ways: Cut the chicken into pieces (medium cubes) or cook a whole chicken breasts/ tights. I prefer to cut, this method is easier to cook and to be sure it’s cooked. Mirin and sake you can substitute to rice wine vinegar, just add some...Read more
Fried Rice with egg and vegetables
One day before: First you need to cook the rice, about 1 1/3 cup of long grain rice. I do the rice in a rice cooker, but of course you can make it in a saucepan with a heavy bottom, the rice should be crumbly ( loose, able to be fried) and not mushy. So with the rice rinse it in...Read more
Bacon Fig Jam
Here is the recipe from my son, Nikita. This jam is so delicious! Can't wait to use it with my burger next time or cheese plate!
With this recipe, you can use either Bourbon Whiskey or Rum. I used a combination of Irish Whiskey and Rum (50/50...
When you have fresh and dried shiitake…
I found a fresh shiitake last week in the store and had some dried already, so got a couple of ideas in my had for dinner this week, especially we didn't had Chinese for a long time. So my first meal last night was: Chicken with shiitake mushrooms and fried rice Read more