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 – 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

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.