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  • Fig and Mango Goat Cheese Pastry Bites

    Fig and Mango Goat Cheese Pastry Bites

    Makes: Approximately 12  Preheat oven to 350 What you need: 1 refrigerated pastry dough roll-out crust 10-12 whole figs ½ cup goat cheese ½ cup whipped cream cheese ½ cup candied mango cut in thin strips What you do: Cut out small about 3” diameter pieces from pastry crust using a cookie cutter. Slice figs […]


  • Austrian Apple strudel

    Austrian Apple strudel

    Apple strudel is the best of the late summer-early fall goodness. You can buy puff pastry at your local supermarket or cook the puff pastry dough yourself it’s very simple, although a little bit time consuming. For this apple strudel I made the dough myself. The recipe for the dough you can find here, as well […]


  • Pumpkin Cheesecake easy

    Pumpkin Cheesecake easy

    This cheesecake is the easiest you will ever cook, well, maybe except for no bake cheesecake:-) Ingredients: 1 pack of cream cheese 2 eggs1 tablespoon of mayo2 tablespoons of water1 cup of flour 2/3 cups of sugar 1/3 teaspoon of baking powder 2 teaspoons vanilla extract 1/2 cup of shredded pumpkin (optional) 1 stick(113 gr) […]


  • Meat stuffed crepes or Ukrainian “Banderics”

    Meat stuffed crepes or Ukrainian “Banderics”

    I am continuing my travel to Ukraine and around Ukraine. My newly discovered dish there is “Banderics” or Meat Stuffed Crepes. These are widely cooked in Western Ukraine closer to Ukrainian border with Hungary and Romania. The meat used here is 40/60 beef and pork meat. That’s what it seems to me. But in reality, […]



  • Crepes with chicken, mushrooms and melted cheese

    Crepes with chicken, mushrooms and melted cheese

           Crepes are magnificent, they are lighter then pancakes, and although harder to cook may be served with a number of delicious fillings. In ancient Kiev Rus crepes were served with red and black caviar, with salmon and other delicious filling. The number of sweet fillings that may be invented is literally unlimited: […]



  • Broiled Mackerel or Mackerel Preserves

    Broiled Mackerel or Mackerel Preserves

    This recipe was invented by my Dad, as he loves cooking and he surprises the family with different new dishes almost every week. This dish is better than sardines preserves, it contains a lot of important components for a healthy diet. Mackerel is a great source of protein and  minerals, such as magnesium (21 percent […]


  • Simple cabbage salad

    Simple cabbage salad

    I used to get this salad in the kindergarten as a kid. It’s simple , yet nutritious. It’s considered that raw cabbage helps fight cancer cells, therefore you should eat it more often. Preparation Time: 5 minutes. Serves 2 pesprinkle the salad. ople. White cabbage shredded- 2 cups Carrot shredded – 1/3 cup Onion choppped- […]


  • Ukrainian borscht vegan style

    Ukrainian borscht vegan style

    Ukrainian borscht is normally cooked with meat )pork or beef) and is eaten with sour cream of course. I think that sometimes it comes out way too rich and fatty. I love to lighten the food and avoid cholesterol and its derivatives by all means. Vegan borscht is a great analogue of Ukrainian vegan borscht […]


  • Teriyaki Pork, broccoli and rice dinner in 20 minutes

    Teriyaki Pork, broccoli and rice dinner in 20 minutes

    Simple, fast and delicious recipe. You can get this dinner on the table in 20 minutes. What cam be better for a working woman? Only the dinner in 5 minutes, which would most probably be the oats:-) Cooking Time : 15 minutes  Preparation time: 5 minutes Serves : 3 people This teriyaki sauce may be […]


  • Top three Cake recipes of the week!

    Top three Cake recipes of the week!

    This week is filled with balloons, cakes and presents for me so,this weeks top is dedicated to… cakes, of course. I love cakes, the inspire  and change my mood for better. These three cakes are cooked by three lovely bloggers: Baked by Rachel, I’ll Have What She is Having, The Country Cook  Mini Lemon-Lime Cheesecakes […]