About me – Guacamole maniac

I think it is time to say something about me. I'm posting and posting... And maybe people who read my posts could ask who is behind. It doesn't mean that I'm going to reveal  everything, but to give smth people can make a picture of what a person I am. Many years ago I fell … Continue reading About me – Guacamole maniac

Russian Zebra choco-cake

This is amazing and funny at the same time! I' sitting now in the kitchen and with the one eye watching Eurovision Song Contest 2019 in Tel-Aviv (Israel) and with the other eye see the screen of my computer. I'm writing this post so logically cannot hear what they say, but it doesn't matter to … Continue reading Russian Zebra choco-cake

World’s recipes – Azerbaijan: Dovğa – yogurt soup with rice and herbs

I want to continue posting my most lovely recipes and to introduce to you the kitchen of my homecountry Azerbaijan. Today I want to post a recipe of my fave dish ever. It is a yogurt soup with rice and herbs called Dovğa (Dovga). Since I can remember I loved this soup. When I was … Continue reading World’s recipes – Azerbaijan: Dovğa – yogurt soup with rice and herbs

World’s recipes – France: Pains à la crème pâtissière

In the previous post I shared with you my recipes of crème pâtissière and mentioned of making rolls with it. Now come the rolls. Actually, I don't really know, if this is an original french recipe or not, but I found it many years ago, made and loved. I have to say, I love fench … Continue reading World’s recipes – France: Pains à la crème pâtissière

Crème pâtissière – 3 versions

Recently I looked through my noticebooks for all the recipes I gathered over the years and found many versions of crème pâtissière. Crème pâtissière is a french pastry cream made of eggs, milk, sugar and flour or starch. Very delicious and light. These recipes I wanna share with you guys. In fact, I made many … Continue reading Crème pâtissière – 3 versions

Bitter-sweet lemon-almond cake

It is spring. The nature awakes from winter sleep. The trees bloom. New grass grows and spring flowers delight the eye. Sun comes out. The air gets warmer and has something sweet that you get good moods. In such a beautiful time of the year I usually want more fruits and vegetables. So, I had … Continue reading Bitter-sweet lemon-almond cake

World’s recipes – Brazil: Tempero Brazilian condiment sauce

Another Brazilian recipe I made recently is tempero. It is a condiment sauce, surprisingly not hot. Main ingredients are: onions, garlic, herbs and much salt. I guess, the recipe can vary from province to province, because the authors of my Brazilian cookbook affirm the recipe is from province Minas (Minas Gerais) and I found in … Continue reading World’s recipes – Brazil: Tempero Brazilian condiment sauce

World’s recipes – Brazil: Acarajé a Brazilian falafel

What is Brazil well known for: samba, carnival, soccer, beaches (Copacabana and Ipanema), summer, sun, hot girls, wonderful nature, top models, soap operas, Rio de Janeiro, "The girl of Ipanema"-song etc. etc. You can continue again and again, it seems to be that this one country has several faces. each of them beautiful and amazing. … Continue reading World’s recipes – Brazil: Acarajé a Brazilian falafel

Choco-coconut cake slices

After the Indian delight I had much of coconut left and thought what can I do with it? I decided to make my fave choco slices and post here of course 🙂 I found this recipe many years ago. A russian woman posted it (I cannot remember where I found it and who posted it). … Continue reading Choco-coconut cake slices

Soft buttercookies with cranberries

  Back to our cranberries I think I like baking even more than cooking. My recipes notebook is full of baking recipes. Suddenly I found one I didn't make at all. Of course I asked myself the question: Why? Why I ignored it all the years? So I decided to make it and to post … Continue reading Soft buttercookies with cranberries

Sweet pilaf with cranberries, carrots and walnuts.

I love cranberries. They're tasty and healthy. And simply amazing. When I was a child, and I grew up in the Soviet Union during communistic dictatorship, my Dad got some American magazines in russian. They described American society, way of life, values, people, everything that could be suspicious for the regime. Western propaganda! I loved … Continue reading Sweet pilaf with cranberries, carrots and walnuts.

World’s recipes – Azerbaijan: Kelem Dolması à la Beima – Chicken with tomatoes in cabbage leaves

As a child I hated meat. Really, I couldn't eat it. For me it was so tasteless, disgusting. Then as an adult I learned to love dishes with meat and to cook them. Today I wanna introduce to you my own version of a dish from azeri kitchen. In fact, Azerbaijan is my home country … Continue reading World’s recipes – Azerbaijan: Kelem Dolması à la Beima – Chicken with tomatoes in cabbage leaves