These pumpkin muffins are soft and full of flavor with just a hint of orange, cinnamon and nutmeg. They will lift your mood and will make you feel warm on a cold morning.
Eggplant in tomato sauce is uncomplicated and mouth-watering. This dish originates from Turkey and can be made ahead of time. It has a purely vegetarian taste and is light and flavorful. It is a family favorite.
This chickpea salad is loosely based on Mediterranean style of salad. It is light, healthy and full of flavor. The seasoning is very well balanced with just enough of it to coat the main ingredients and not overpower their natural flavor. It is lovely and delicate – definitely worth having in one’s cooking repertoire.
This no-bake chocolate-vanilla cheesecake is elegant and not too sweet. Perfect for holidays and special occasions. Can be served alone or with fresh fruit. It is simply irresistible.
Curried chicken salad offers tasty variation on cold chicken salads. It is flavorful, yet delicate. Vegetables add texture and crunch without overpowering the taste. This is a crowd pleaser.
Balsamic Vinaigrette is one of the most used/versatile dressings. It pairs well with most greens and vegetables and the salad will complement meat or protein. My liking of this simple dressing started with a small lunch place I frequently visit. I noticed there that no matter what kind of salad plate I ordered, balsamic vinaigrette …
Scallion pancakes are fast and easy to make at home. They require very few ingredients and are delicious even without dipping sauce. They can be frozen raw, wrapped individually in a plastic foil. Sautéing frozen or fresh pancakes takes only minutes. The recipe is bulletproof and suitable for a beginner home cook.
Spring makes me feel hopeful and refreshed. Even in hard times this season helps with creating new energy and inspiring ideas. For many years, gardening was far from my mind even though I grew up in a family that cultivated gardens. There were always flowers and vegetables grown in my parents garden. I never really …