Keftédes (κεφτέδες) may be one of the best Greek appetizers (mezé) around! They are little round meatballs served as an appetizer or with tzatziki, Greek salad and pita or pasta for a full meal. Of course there are many recipes for this dish. Keftedes different from many meatballs because of their size. Greeks make...Read more
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These meatballs are so flavorful, tender, juicy and really easy to prepare. A perfect idea for your 'finger food' party, Super Bowl party, or even the holidays. You can make them for dinner with rice, potatoes or vegetables. And you can also serve with any Asian-flavored sauce to your taste.
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
This chicken came out so juicy and delicious, and the small kick from the garlic-cilantro sauce gives the chicken an elevated taste. One of my favorite recipes when cooking with a whole chicken! This serves great with vegetables, potatoes, pasta, or rice. I am definitely planning on making it again!
Sweet and sour salsa with a pleasant slightly spicy taste. I usually cook this sauce for Thanksgiving but salsa is always good on a hot summer day as well. This can be served with crackers and cream cheese or just with chips. If you think it is too sour for you, add more sugar. Also try to use tangerine...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
Golubtsi is popular dish in many Eastern European countries and the Middle East made of cabbage leaves stuffed with a variety of ingredients. Very similar to dolma, which uses grape leaves. In Serbia, Slovenia, Hungary and Croatia, cabbage rolls with smoked pork are very popular at Christmas. They are cooked in a skillet or baked in the oven. In Romania,...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