Pickled onion

Pickled Onions

European settlers brought their pickling traditions to the Americas, introducing pickled onions to the region. In the United States, they became a popular condiment in the South, often served with barbecue and other meats. Today, people around the world enjoy pickled onions in various forms. For example, in India, pickled onions are flavored with spices …

celeriac soup

Celeriac Soup

Celeriac Soup is a hidden gem, offering a unique take on vegetable soups that has quickly become my go-to choice for chilly winter nights. Its unique flavor and creamy texture make it a delicious and comforting option for any occasion.

Peach streusel cake

Peach Streusel Cake

I have to say that this Peach Streusel Cake is one of the loveliest coffee cakes I have ever made. It’s always so satisfying to create a dish that exceeds your expectations. 

new to indian cooking1

New to Indian Cooking

If you’ve been wanting to try your hand at cooking Indian food but feel intimidated by the variety of spices, don’t worry – it’s not as daunting as it may seem.  When mid-winter arrives, I crave comfort food. While I used to turn to dishes from my childhood, my tastes have expanded over time. Furthermore, …

curried butternut squash soup

Curried Butternut Squash Soup

Curried Butternut Squash Soup is a delicious and unique alternative to traditional recipes that typically include apples or carrots and sage. The addition of curry spices and coconut milk give the soup a warm and complex flavor. Grated cheddar cheese, when sprinkled on top of it, melts perfectly, creating a creamy and savory element.

General tso's chicken recipe

General Tso’s Chicken

General Tso’s Chicken has become a staple of American Chinese cuisine, despite not being a traditional dish in China. Originally created by a Chinese chef in Taiwan, the recipe was later brought to the United States and modified to suit American tastes. Typically, by adding sugar to make it sweeter. This adaptation reflects the ongoing …

Couscous chickpea salad

Couscous and Chickpea Salad

This Couscous and Chickpea Salad recipe is inspired by the viral “Jennifer Aniston salad”.  I used parenthesis in naming the salad due to the fact that the recipe for this dish does not come directly from the actress but was made up by the internet. Nevertheless, the salad is tasty and nutritious, ideal for meatless lunch. It also serves as an excellent side to grilled or fried meats.

Polish gingerbread

Polish Gingerbread- Piernik

Polish Gingerbread-Piernik is traditionally baked around Christmastime. The original name comes from old Polish word “Pierny” which means peppery. The cake is moist and spicy, flavored with honey and an earthy mixture of spices. Piernik has a long history in Polish culture, dating back to the Middle Ages, when it was considered a luxury food reserved for the wealthy.

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