Banica – traditional Bulgarian pastry

This is a recipe that every single Bulgarian out there is in love with. Banica (pronounced – banitsa) is our traditional snack made of filo pastry filled with eggs and white cheese. This is perfect for breakfast, midday snack, substitute for bread or just perfect for any time and any occasion. Even though I love…

Bread sticks with sea salt, rosemary and sesame seeds

Like every foodie I like buying stuff for my kitchen. Most of the time is something that I actually need….. that`s most of the time. But there is these days where I get myself lost in the shops with the only idea of finding something interesting and new. For this special utensils I already have…

Home made pate with sage butter

Home made pate is not a challenge to make. Last nigh I cooked pate from chicken livers. It was easy, delicious and it is perfect to spread it on a toast of rustic bread. Ingredients: – 500 g chicken livers – 150 g unsalted butter – 3 sage leafs – salt and pepper for seasoning…

1-2-3 the bread is ready

You love home made bread? Yeah, me too. But it takes time. An hour for the dough to rise. Time to kneading it. And again time to raise before baking. Not with this recipe. You will have your bread ready for not more than 30 minutes, and yes I am serious. Hot bread, crispy crust…

Rustic french bread with shallot and rosemary

Baking bread is one of my favorite. It always brings warm memories from my childhood. I owe  my passion to baking entirely to my Nana, as she had showed me great tips and secrets. To make a good bread you need to be patient. You also will need, good temperature in your kitchen as the…

Tomato bread

Nothing can be  compared with fresh baked loaf of bread. The whole house becomes cozy and the smell would attract all the family members to gather around one table. The following recipe is an interesting idea of bread to which you can add your personal touch in it. You can add seeds, nuts, dried tomatoes and…