Zucchini and yogurt dip

This recipe is very popular in Turkey, under the name of Cevizli Kabak. We have very similar dish in Bulgaria, but we use cucumbers instead. The dip is light, but fragrant. Perfect to start your meal with crispy pita bread. INGREDIENTS 2 medium size zucchini, or about 3 cups shredded zucchini handful fresh mint handful…

Green beans with tomatoes

This is a very easy recipe for a quick lunch or a side dish if you want. I like how easy it is and has just few ingredients. I like to eat this dish with nice sourdough bread and feta cheese. INGREDIENTS: 3 cups long green beans 1 cup long white beans 1/2 onion, chopped…

Vegan Thai green curry

Thai green curry is our family favourite. I make it every now and then, when I want some spicy, yet comforting food. I never make the same recipe every time as I like to try different veggie combinations. Have a look of an old recipe here . This recipe is vegan, but it won`t disappoint the…

Kimchi fried rice and steak

If you heard if kimchi before, you are probably aware that it is super healthy and good for you. It is a Korean style, fermented cabbage with local spices. It is crunchy, tart and in most cases very spicy. I am sort of addicted to it for the past week. I really wanted to try…

Homemade pizzas with corn meal- 2 toppings ideas

Homemade pizza is a not so rare treat at home, simply because I like to customize my toppings, but also have nice crust every time. When I started making the dough for this recipe I realized that I only had two cups of flour, so I came up with the idea of adding corn meal…

Swedish meatballs

Comfort food is usually a guilty pleasure. I try to stay on the healthy side most of the days, but sometimes all I want is cream sauces, fried food and buttery mashed potatoes to go with it. Swedish meatballs deliver all that and much more. Who doesn`t go to IKEA and have their famous meatballs?!…

Watermelon and feta salad

Watermelon and feta is a combination from my childhood. My granddad will grow beautiful watermelons in his garden. We will go and pick one, then keep it in the fridge and wait to cool (the most difficult pat of all). When ready he will show us how to cut this giant fruit with one small,…

Thai inspired fried chicken

I am not a big fan of meat, and specially chicken. But I would never say no fry chicken. This recipe is elevating the fry chicken with some Thai flavors and it was an absolute winner at home. It`s crunchy and juicy, but also packed with herbs and aromas. I like to serve it with…

Chicken with sweet corn and cheese

Who doesn`t like meals that only take one pan to cook! Just few ingredients, but so much flavor and the amazing sweetness of the corn, garlic and cheese. Ready in under 40 minutes, to make life even easier. Recipe adapted from here. INGREDIENTS 600 g chicken breasts 1 small onion, chopped 4 ears corn, kernels…

Tajine meatballs with chickpeas and tomato sauce

This recipe was born last night after I got home so late that I had only 30 minutes left for cooking. Tom challenged me to be as quick as a take out 🙂 The spices and sauce resemble tajine, but the meatballs are so quick to make that you don`t have to cook it for…