School started, temperatures were in the 60s in Ohio so it definitely feels like fall. Our garden tomatoes reached the point where they are all ripe but definitely more than what we can consume. So, what better use than making some tomato juice.
For about two years I started making bread. I went through different recipes and always had to adjust quantities when changing the flour. However, the recipe below got to be my go to recipe for bread and pizza crust. Continue reading
Here are some of the items I frequently buy from the European stores; most of them cannot be found in the large grocery stores all around the US, but mainly in the small european stores or online. I will keep the list open in case you have any suggestions on what else to add
Sour Cherry Jam is one of my favorite and this year I started using an easy recipe that works pretty much with any other fruit (I also tried it with strawberry and it was delicious).
I think this recipe would work very good even with plums or apricots. I tried it with apples and pears and it was delicious. if you serve it warm you can try to add a scoop of vanilla ice-cream on top.
Great appetizer! you definitely need to try this for your next party and you can make it the day before and just warm up before serving.
I just made this Chocolate Vanilla and Walnut cake last weekend and my family loved it. The recipe looks long but it’s pretty easy to make.
I can’t believe Easter is a week away, or two weeks for the Orthodox Easter !!! Here is some inspiration for naturally dying your eggs; this will be the 3rd year I use fruit and vegetables to color the eggs and it’s always a surprise and excitement to see the results.
Sorry for not posting too much lately, I promise to get back to it. We just got back from a trip to Romania so here are few pictures from my hometown – Brasov, the most beautiful city in the world.
One of our Estonian readers sent me some recipes she has from her grandmother. I’m really excited about sharing and also trying these recipes, they sound delicious.
There is also an Estonian Cooking group on facebook, so you can also go there for more Estonian recipes.
Thank you for sharing your Eastern European recipes with us!