Recipes

Dutch Baby with Lemon Curd

Dutch Baby with Lemon Curd

Dutch baby is one big pancake baked in the oven, served in a pan and actually not Dutch at all. In fact, it is German and a very popular dish in America. I love it’s unusual for a pancake texture – ...

Naturally Dyed Easter Eggs

Naturally Dyed Easter Eggs

Since I was a child we always dyed our Easter eggs with natural household ingredients. It was my favourite part of the celebration, chance to get a bit messy and creative. We mainly used onion skins for a bright copper ...

Unsweetened Homemade Almond Milk From Scratch

Unsweetened Homemade Almond Milk From Scratch

Recently I decided to cut the amount of cow’s milk I consume. There are a lot of alternatives – cashew mill, soy milk, rice milk. I decided to stick to classic almond milk. The first decision I made was that I will ...

Spirulina and Chia Seed Pudding Yogurt

Spirulina and Chia Seed Pudding Yogurt

Super-foods are becoming more and more super-popular now. Thus I decided to try some of them which include Spirulina, Matcha and Baobab powders.  Spirulina and Chia Seed Pudding Yogurt recipe is dedicated to most unusual of them – Spirulina. Technically dried biomass of cyanobacteria ...

Squash Parsnip and Fennel Soup

Squash Parsnip and Fennel Soup

Sometimes I feel like soups are underestimated. Usually the first thing to come to mind is Tomato Soup and Leak and Potatoes. Oh and they all are pureed. Thus here is Squash Parsnip and Fennel Soup. You will get all that important ...

Roasted Peppers, Avocado, Fried Egg and Hummus Sandwich

Roasted Peppers, Avocado, Fried Egg and Hummus Sandwich

Do you know how to make your ordinary morning toast and fried egg more exciting? I was thinking about breakfast/brunch alternatives and came out with Roasted Peppers, Avocado, Fried Egg and Hummus Sandwich. It is a perfect nutritious combination to fill you ...

Red Velvet Dessert with Cream Cheese and Hibiscus Jelly

Red Velvet Dessert with Cream Cheese and Hibiscus Jelly

Red velvet is probably one of my favourite cakes. I love the texture and deep colour of the sponge. I tried to find some information on how and where this cake originated but only found a couple of urban legends ...

St. Patrick’s Peas and Pisco Cocktail with Aloe Vera

St. Patrick’s Peas and Pisco Cocktail with Aloe Vera

Happy St. Patrick’s Day! Let’s celebrate with a boozy drink, of course! Yes! It is green, obviously… And No! it is not with shamrock/clover… As much as I wish I could make one with this traditional Irish plant, I don’t think ...

Vegan Brown Rice Buddha Bowl

Vegan Brown Rice Buddha Bowl

You probably have already noticed a #Buddhabowl all over social medias. Basically it is a bowl of grains, fresh or cooked vegetables some toppings and a dressing. A really good healthy and balanced dish. So here is my variation of this ...

Best Ever Easter Carrot Cake with Pineapples and Cream Cheese Frosting

Best Ever Easter Carrot Cake with Pineapples and Cream Cheese Frosting

Impress your friends with the Best Ever Easter Carrot Cake with Pineapples and Cream Cheese Frosting. Put some smiles on their faces with cute decorations and stunning presentation.  You might think it looks like a lot of work, but it is ...

Vegan Blini with Avocado Hummus

Vegan Blini with Avocado Hummus

This is maybe not quite a straight forward recipe but it is worth every step as a final result is pretty impressive. These Vegan Blini with Avocado Hummus are perfect canapés for your party or as a light starter before ...

French Crepes with Citrus Fruits in Caramel Syrup

French Crepes with Citrus Fruits in Caramel Syrup

This recipe is dedicated to the legendary Julia Child, who brought classic French cooking to the American public and certainty is my role model. French Crepe with Citrus Fruits in Caramel Sauce is my take on her classic Crepes Suzette. It ...

American Style Pancakes with Blueberries

American Style Pancakes with Blueberries

Here are famous American style pancakes with blueberries. Just like you’ll expect them to be in a traditional dinner with maple syrup or any other topping of your choice. Brings a lot of memories from my trip to NYC, oh and ...

Warm Grilled Halloumi Salad

Warm Grilled Halloumi Salad

Halloumi is one of my favourite cheeses. It is so versatile and you can make so many different things with it, like marinate it, deep-fry it or grill it. It is perfect for Vegetarian BBQ parties to accompany your vegetable ...

White Chocolate Versailles Cake with Strawberry Cream Cheese

White Chocolate Versailles Cake with Strawberry Cream Cheese

What could be more romantic then a homemade White Chocolate Versailles Cake with Strawberry Cream Cheese? If you are looking to impress your loved ones with something special, beautifully presented yet not very complicated – this recipe is just perfect for ...

Egg Florentine with Hollandaise Sauce

Egg Florentine with Hollandaise Sauce

I love poached eggs but I am also very picky. I want my poached eggs to be perfect with a rich and runny egg yolk, fully cooked egg white and lovely round shape. For a while I thought that it’s a ...

Black Cherry Breakfast Parfait

Black Cherry Breakfast Parfait

Black Cherry Breakfast Parfait is my favourite breakfast ever! It is so easy to make, it is healthy and it is delicious. You will be surprised by the different textures you get – from the jelly like chia seeds, light ...

Sichuan Pepper & Mushroom Tofu

Sichuan Pepper & Mushroom Tofu

I love Chinese cuisine for the bold flavours and interesting textures. Sichuan Pepper & Mushroom Tofu is a perfect example of both. Delicate silken tofu covered in aromatic peppery sauce won’t leave you disappointed. This dish is truly a celebration of authentic ...

5 Super Healthy Juices & Smoothies

5 Super Healthy Juices & Smoothies

January is one of those months when many of us start to exercise in the gym, eating healthy food and joining detox programs. I also decided to improve my training program in the gym and of course, review my diet and ...

Black Kale Celery & Pear Detox Juice

Black Kale Celery & Pear Detox Juice

This fresh and healthy Lime and Basil drink will not only hydrate you, it will also boost your immune system and make you a little happier. The amount of positive health benefits in basil undoubtedly makes it the queen of herbs. ...

Carrot Ginger & Turmeric Juice

Carrot Ginger & Turmeric Juice

Carrot ginger and turmeric is a wild combination for a juice! It ticks all the boxes: boosting your immune system, rich in vitamins, anti-inflammatory and just great way to start your day. Some say that this combination even helps with ...

Citrus Immune Boost Juice

Citrus Immune Boost Juice

It is very important to boost our immune system, especially during the winter months. Luckily citrus fruits are in season now but we often limit ourselves to just oranges. Try this zingy and fresh Citrus Immune Boost Juice to increase number ...

Pink Grapefruit & Kiwi Juice

Pink Grapefruit & Kiwi Juice

I love starting my day with this drink! Unusual combination of Pink Grapfruit & Kiwi Juice with raspberries and cinnamon works remarkably well. Rich in vitamin C and K it is 3 of your 5-a-day. Someone once told me kiwi is ...

Papaya & Lychee Tropical Energy Smoothie

Papaya & Lychee Tropical Energy Smoothie

What is the best way to have breakfast and feel like you are on a vacation at the same time, no matter what? Well I’ve got an answer -  Papaya & Lychee Tropical Energy Smoothie! It is basically sun, beach ...

Pink Grapefruit Star Anise & Prosecco Cocktail

Pink Grapefruit Star Anise & Prosecco Cocktail

The New Year’s Eve is nearly here and it’s a good time to review our achievements, areas of improvement and of course make new year resolutions. For me this year was very special as all together guys, we created VEGETARIAN DEPARTMENT! ...

Olive Oil Marinated Brie

Olive Oil Marinated Brie

Olive Oil Marinated Brie is just another way to serve this mouldy French soft cheese. Marinating adds some extra flavour and looks really appetizing on your dinner table. Good as a snack or starter with some crackers olives and pickles.   Bone ...

Cucumber Rosemary Gin & Tonic

Cucumber Rosemary Gin & Tonic

Gin is my favourite spirit and essential ingredient in numerous number of cocktails. Of course old good G&T is one of them. Wondering if you can add another dimension to the classic? Make it Cucumber Rosemary Gin & Tonic! You ...

White Chocolate Marzipan Bread & Butter Pudding

White Chocolate Marzipan Bread & Butter Pudding

Bread & Butter Pudding is a wonderful British desert, which I discovered only quite recently. (shame on me) Comforting and mouth-watering this pudding is easy to make and you can add all sorts of ingredients to it – dried fruits, ...

Russian Quark Pancakes Syrniki

Russian Quark Pancakes Syrniki

Quark, cottage cheese, curd cheese – different names of the same fresh dairy product made by warming soured milk until it separates into curd and whey and then strained. For some reason people underestimate this product although it has been ...

Chocolate Almond Cake Balls

Chocolate Almond Cake Balls

Do you like cakes? Do you like sweets? Well I’ve got a perfect treat for you – Chocolate Almond Cake Balls! These velvety rich chocolate delights look like truffles and taste like cake. They would make your Afternoon Tea Party ...