As cherry season has just started, I immediately put my mind into using some of the cherries I’ve bought in a cake. At the same time, I, once again, had a couple of ripe bananas that could only be used in a cake. So it made sense to combine the two in one cake, and… Continue reading Banana and Hard Cider Cake with Cherry Filling
After successfully using hard apple cider in a few dishes recently, I’ve found myself looking at a sparkling hard pear cider at the store, wondering if it will give a dish similar tasty results.
One of my favorite ways of marinating chicken is using hard apple cider (check HERE for a recipe), and I was planning to do that again. However, this time I wanted to add another layer of flavor to the cider marinade.
After my successful experiment of cooking chicken in cider and apples (recipe can be found HERE), I’ve decided to use these ingredients to prepare pork tenderloin (also known as pork fillet) in a similar way.
The following chicken dish is one of the easiest and tastiest recipes I’ve come up with. Besides salt and pepper, it contains only 5 ingredients, yet it is full of flavors, as if it was made with so many more.
Whenever I’m lucky enough to find quince at the store, I immediately grab a few. It is such a wonderful and versatile fruit, and it is a real shame its’ season is fairly short.On top of being such a fragrant fruit, quince has so much pectin in it, it is no wonder that its’… Continue reading Orange and Quince Duck Legs
Keeping a couple of marinated salads in the fridge, makes it very easy top come up with a tasty and quick dish anytime.
The Jewish New Year is celebrated today, and this brings back memories of traditional foods. One of the culinary traditions for this festive event, is to dip a slice of apple in honey, and eat it as a symbol for a sweet New Year. Plenty other sweet dishes are added to the table as well, in… Continue reading Caramelized Apples and Honey with Whipped Cream
Plums are among my most favorite fruits, and, as the season is now is at its’ peak, there are quite a few types of them to choose from. One type I especially like, is pluot, an extra juicy plump and sweet type, which is actually a cross between plum and apricot.
The combination of roasted chicken and potatoes is a popular one, and it’s always enjoyable to create another version for this tasty combination. The following dish is yet another example for how tasty it can be.
With the weather starting to warm up, and fresh produce is easier to find, preparing salads is so much more enjoyable. The following salad is one example of that.