Healthy Veggie Tacos

Who doesn't love tacos? Probably it's one of the most favorite and popular Mexican dishes that have ever existed. It's always packed with a variety of awesome ingredients from a flavorful carne asada to a vibrant pico de gallo. We were so inspired by this cool dish that decided to create our veggie version with roasted cauliflower, crunchy radishes, spicy cabbage chipotle slaw, and homemade salsa verde on the side. These Veggie Tacos is a perfect choice for the Meatless Monday, and they ... Continue Reading

Spicy Eggplant Stew

Happy Wednesday everyone! Spring is in the air, and we are in the mood of cooking a light veggie dish for dinner. Also, we are very excited to present our very first recipe cooked in pressure cooker. We've been in love with this device for a while and used it for many dishes, but somehow we have never had a chance to post any of them. It's time to change that and share this beautiful spring Spicy Eggplant Stew. This dish is similar to Italian Caponata but a bit spicier. We added a few Thai ... Continue Reading

Lime Marinated Half Chicken

This juicy roasted chicken recipe was inspired by traditional Georgian dish Chicken Tabaka. Usually, it's cooked with lot's of fresh garlic, lemon juice, and served with fresh herbs and spicy Georgian sauce. The dish is very popular in among USSR countries, and I vividly remember my mother cooking this crispy and amazingly delicious chicken for our family dinners. Probably, my childhood memories are the main reason I decided to give this recipe another life. The original recipe is a bit ... Continue Reading

Roasted Cauliflower Japanese Style Noodles

Asian noodle salad is always a good idea, especially during a busy work week. We like to keep our noodle salad clean and straightforward, with a few bright ingredients and umami miso dressing. Intrigued? Then it's time to try our Japanese Style Noodles with Roasted Cauliflower. For this salad, we used traditional Japanese Somen noodles. These noodles are very delicate and thin and made from wheat flour. Somen nicely absorb the creamy dressings, and usually served cold with savory sauces ... Continue Reading

Stir-fry Beef Pappardelle (30 minute meal)

Happy Friday foodies. For us, it was a long week full of hard and challenges. Probably, for you as well. But it's almost over, and that means it's time for a relaxing Friday dinner with good food and a glass of fine wine. With that in mind, we want to share our super-simple 30-minute Stir-fry Beef Pappardelle. This dish is a perfect marriage of Asian and Italian cuisines, which may sound a little strange. But trust us, it's incredibly delicious. Lucious pappardelle coated with meaty umami sauce ... Continue Reading

Amazing Coffee Rubbed Flank Steak

You know I'm crazy about meat, and a properly cooked steak always puts me in a good mood. Especially, when it's paired with elegant, full-bodied red wine. Delicious steak (medium-rare of course), roasted potato, and a glass of Cabernet Sauvignon or Malbec, that's how my perfect dinner would look like. Over my blogging career, I've cooked lots of steaks, and always tried to be adventurous with the rubs and marinades. I never wanted to buy rubs from a store. Instead, I dreamed of ... Continue Reading

Gluten Free Pasta with Homemade Mint Pesto in 30 minutes

You know I eat anything: meat, gluten, dairy, nuts, you name it. I'm pretty lucky not to have any allergies. However, today I tried to cook gluten-free pasta just out of curiosity. Wanted to find out how does it taste like. Recently I got a box of Corn Quinoa pasta from my September Degustabox and decided to give it a try. Actually, it's not bad at all. Honestly, I'm even surprised gluten-free pasta tastes so good! Especially, when you toss it with homegrown tomatoes, green peas, and aromatic ... Continue Reading

Chicken Bolognese

I absolutely love simple dinner recipes. It's very cool when you can cook something really good in just 40 minutes. Especially when it's a bowl of steamy pasta with some lovely sauce. If you're like me - this recipe is what you're looking for. This Chicken Bolognese is my lighter version of classic pasta. Not exactly traditional recipe, but it's very delicious and a bit healthier. Chunky rigatoni pasta is great for catching the lovely flavors of the hearty chicken sauce. Perfect dish for lazy ... Continue Reading

Amazing Garlic Butter Buns

I would like to thank my friend Hannah for this delicious recipe. She is an amazing cook and always inspires me to go into the new cooking adventures! After I tried these delicious garlic buns at Hanna's house they became my absolutely favorite. I can eat them with anything, but most of all I like to dip these goodies in extra virgin olive oil mixed with aromatic balsamic vinegar from Modena. P.S. This video might be useful for you. Watch it before you start cooking your garlic ... Continue Reading

Salmon Ravioli with Delicious Tomato Cream Sauce

Always wanted to cook salmon ravioli and finally I made them. They turned out really good especially with this vivid orange cream tomato sauce. I'm a very happy cook today! Continue Reading