Tag Archives: Summer Food

Halushki

Galushki (haluška, galuska, găluşcă, virtinukai) traditional variety of thick, soft noodles or dumplings cooked in the Central and Eastern European cuisines (Slovakia, Czech Republic, Poland, Serbia, Ukraine, Romania and Hungary). Halushki (Ukrainian name) usually made with cottage cheese. The recipe is very simple, quick and easy to make, so they are also called ‘lazy vareniki’. Cottage cheese can...
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Zucchini Latkes

Hi! This is Nikita again with the recipe of zucchini latkes. This is a Jewish dish, served in Hanukkah, but you don't need to wait for the holidays to cook them. While there are many kinds of latkes like the original, my mom make Potato latkes, I thought it would be interesting to try this kind...
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Pirozhki

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, borscht and stews, and sweet fillings...
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Onions and Tomatoes Pie

Flavorful, hearty and very tasty pie. You can add  to the stuffing different herbs, mushrooms, bacon, slices of mozzarella cheese, etc. depending on your taste. Instead shallots you can use red onions, tomatoes substitute for cherry tomatoes....
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Beef with Vegetables in a Wok

When stir frying meat it's important to have the maximum amount of heat and to cook quickly. Don't cook too much at once or it will cook unevenly and lower the temperature of the wok too much. Put the meat in the wok and let set, then begin stir frying after 30-60 seconds. It's best to prepare the ingredients...
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Pie with Vegetables and Bacon

This is a flavorful, tasty vegetable pie, made with mushrooms, pepper, carrot, shallots, tomato, bacon and cheese. In this pie, you can add any vegetables and herbs to your taste, such as cabbage, zucchini, eggplant, parsley, green onions. I used fresh shiitake mushrooms, but they can be replaced by any other mushrooms and mozzarella cheese can be switched with...
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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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