Brunch, Crisp, Food, fruit

Rhubarb, Apple and Rolled Oats Crisp

Rhubarb season is finally here, and I was lucky enough to find some beautiful, fresh stalks to put into good use. Continue reading “Rhubarb, Apple and Rolled Oats Crisp”

Cookies, Food, Recipes

Lemon, Poppy Seeds and Cornmeal Cookies

These thin and crunchy cookies, are perfect for a summer day: their fresh lemony flavor, combined with the crunchiness and taste of poppy seeds, goes great with cold iced tea or lemonade, with ice cream or sorbet. Continue reading “Lemon, Poppy Seeds and Cornmeal Cookies”

Chicken, Food, Recipes

Chicken Thighs with Lemon, Fresh Herbs and Potatoes

Chicken thighs are my favorite part for roasting; once roasted, the meat is flavorful and juicy, while the skin turns crispy and tasty. Continue reading “Chicken Thighs with Lemon, Fresh Herbs and Potatoes”

Food, lamb, Recipes, Rice

Lamb with Onions, Parsley, Tomatoes and Golden Raisins

Winter is still with us, and I was planning on yet another stew, this time of lamb. However, as the weather was not as chilly, and as lamb is quite heavy in itself, I wanted a lighter stew with lighter ingredients in it. Continue reading “Lamb with Onions, Parsley, Tomatoes and Golden Raisins”

Bread, Food, Recipes

No knead Multigrain Bread


This tasty bread is very easy to make: it only requires a bit of mixing – and waiting in between. If you have a day around the house, this is the project to choose. Continue reading “No knead Multigrain Bread”

Bakes, Brunch, Food, Recipes, Vegetables

Leeks and Cheeses Filo Bake

Leeks are at their best in the winter, and when I saw some fresh and plump ones, I immediately grabbed a few. I used a couple of them to make leeks and potatoes patties (recipe can be found HERE), and with the rest I’ve decided to prepare a filo bake. Continue reading “Leeks and Cheeses Filo Bake”

Cakes and Desserts, Food, Muffins, Recipes

Butternut Squash and Orange Muffins

Continuing the butternut squash saga of last week, I still had one more package of thawed butternut squash that I needed to find use for. As I’m very fond of using vegetables in cakes (see below list), I’ve decided on making breakfast muffins with it. Continue reading “Butternut Squash and Orange Muffins”

Chicken, Entree, Food, Recipes

Roasted Chicken Thighs with Butternut Squash

After defrosting a few packages of butternut squash, I ended up not using all of them as planned. Continue reading “Roasted Chicken Thighs with Butternut Squash”

Cookies, Food, Recipes

Pistachio and Orange Cookies

Pistachios are one of my favorite nuts, and I’ve decided to use them as the main ingredient in these easy to make cookies. Continue reading “Pistachio and Orange Cookies”

Cookies, Food, Recipes

Dried Fruit and Nuts Rolled Cookies

These tasty cookies are another version of rugelach, the traditional Eastern-European-Jewish rolled cookies, that combine flaky dough with dried fruits and nuts filling. Continue reading “Dried Fruit and Nuts Rolled Cookies”

Cakes, Food, fruit, Recipes

Cranberries and Blueberries Almond Cake with Cranberries Lemon Zest Compote

I baked this cake last year after Thanksgiving, with leftover cranberries and blueberries. It came out so tasty and festive, that this year I plan to make it for Thanksgiving dinner itself. Continue reading “Cranberries and Blueberries Almond Cake with Cranberries Lemon Zest Compote”