30 minute soda bread recipe

30 minute soda bread recipe

On some days my meal planning and shopping are no good and we wake up in a bread-less house. For one of my kids, an avid bread eater, it equals to "there is nothing to eat". I wish I had more kitchen counter space for a nice bread machine which can be programmed to...
White miso dip

White miso dip

One of the few foods we have been missing since moving from New York to London was a white miso dip we used to buy from a local Whole Foods store. Thick and tangy, it was our favorite for dipping vegetables, marinating fish and chicken or simply serving alongside...
Family friendly meal – basic frittata recipe

Family friendly meal – basic frittata recipe

Do you know the feeling when you open your fridge desperately trying to figure our what to make for dinner or lunch and see only a few sad leftover vegetables and an old piece of cheese? I am sure we all have been there!  And although I do my best planning meals at...
Cheesy pasta broccoli casserole

Cheesy pasta broccoli casserole

I have been doing a lot of casserole-type dishes lately. I like the idea of combining everything in one pot for a complete meal. Casseroles do not help to cut down on dishwashing 🙁 but they are a great way to introduce all kind of vegetables in your child's diet...

Deconstructed cabbage rolls

Cabbage rolls stuffed with a mixture of ground meat, rice and seasoning are one of my mom's signature dishes. It is a very common main course in Russian and Polish households where cabbage is eaten as frequently, if not more,  as iceberg lettuce in the US. I must...
Chocolate/Blueberry Banana Bread

Chocolate/Blueberry Banana Bread

We love this banana bread recipe because the result is light and not too sweet. It is equally good with berries or chocolate. Enjoy it as a snack, dessert or even a healthy breakfast!  Try spreading some honey, nut butter or cream cheese on it.   To save time, make a...
Mushroom risotto

Mushroom risotto

Whenever we visit my husband’s family in Spain , we get to enjoy the most smooth and flavorful mushroom risotto I have ever tried. My mother in law is one of those incredible women who are perfectly happy in the moment, enjoying every minute spent in the kitchen and...