11 posts tagged water

Pizza 101 – Part 1 or How to Make the Perfect Pizza Dough

Have you ever dreamed of learning to make delicious, homemade pizza like a pro? Well, it's not that hard as might think. You probably have all the ingredients, aside from the toppings, in your pantry and refrigerator. The only thing you'll need is a good tutorial, or a few tutorials :). And I promise to guide you trough the whole process of making perfect homemade pizza. I've decided to divide Pizza 101 master class into tree classes: 1)Perfect pizza dough, 2) Marinara sauce and pizza oils ... Continue Reading

Kofta with Tahini Sauce

Do you know this feeling when you try some amazingly delicious dish and even before you've finished it you realize that you want to visit the country this dish is origin from? This is exactly how I feel about this Mediterranean Kofta. Every ingredient reminds me of beautiful and far Israeli. And it is not a coincidence. I always try to find some inspiration for my cooking, this time my amusement was fantastic and very talented cookbook called Jerusalem by Yotam Ottolenghi and Sami Tamimi. I am ... Continue Reading

Fresh Homemade Spring Rolls with 2 Dipping Sauces

I guess I’ve always been intimidated by these little rolls of goodness, probably because I was afraid that my rolls will be ugly and sloppy. But once I've finally made them, they seem to me like a pretty easy appetizer after all. Just with a little practice, they are very easy and fun to make. Dipped in a homemade peanut or chili sauce (or both), these rolls are a great healthy appetizer or light lunch. One of the best parts about this dish is that you can mix and match ingredients, but ... Continue Reading

Puff Pastry Cream Cones

Probably this is one of the most requested recipes. My friend Hannah eagerly expected for it. And finally here they are my Puff Pastry Cream Cones! This recipe is very easy and inexpensive to make, plus it does not require any baking skills. You can make this dessert with your kids, I'm sure they will have a lot of fun.  I usually use 2 sheets of puff pastry, but I always have some extra filling left. So if you want to spend a bit more time in the kitchen, you can surely use 4 puff pastry ... Continue Reading

Basic Crepes Recipe

Growing up in Ukraine, one of my absolutely favorite dishes were my grandma’s incredible crepes. Oh, that was really something! Just imagine a huge plate with a mountain of fresh and hot crepes thin as silk, with a jar of homemade apricot jam standing nearby and a cup of hot, aromatic black tea. These are the memories I will tell my children. I can still feel the taste and smell of those crepes like it was just yesterday! Probably that is why I love crepes so much, and it was one of ... Continue Reading

Crepes Suzette

You just have to try this crepes. Recently found this recipe in the Camille Le Fol's cookbook. Just spectacular dish. When you serve it, you need to pour the warm orange liqueur and set a fire. Unfortunately, the pictures of burning crepes came out no good. But anyway it was exciting. I can bet, you will surprise your friends and family with this dish. It's really a lot easier than you think! Continue Reading