Cakes and Desserts, Cookies, Food, Recipes

Chocolate Chestnut Cookies

 

Chestnuts are a favorite snack, that can also be used in different ways in the kitchen. I use them often in cooking (click HERE for recipes), but this time, I’ve decided to use them as part of chocolate cookie dough. Continue reading “Chocolate Chestnut Cookies”

appetizer, Bread, Brunch, Cheese, Food, Recipes, Sauces, Vegetables

Crispy Spelt and Semolina Pizza with Cherry Tomatoes Sauce

Crispy Spelt and Semolina Pizza Ronit Penso

I don’t often follow recipes to the letter, mine included. However, one recipe that I don’t change is the following pizza dough, which I’ve created years ago, and keep preparing it without change. As I prepared it again this week, I’ve realized it’s been quite a few years since I’ve posted the recipe for it, and thought it would be a good idea to re-post it. So, here it is once again. Try it and Enjoy! Continue reading “Crispy Spelt and Semolina Pizza with Cherry Tomatoes Sauce”

Entree, Food, Recipes, Soups, Vegetables

Sweet Potato, Pumpkin and Mini Peppers Soup

 

Fall is here, with its cooler days and beautiful colors, which were the inspiration for the following soup’s deep orange-yellow color. Continue reading “Sweet Potato, Pumpkin and Mini Peppers Soup”

Food

Cottage Cheese and Dill Rolls and Bread

While I most often prefer to come up with my own recipes, when I saw a recipe for “Caraway Puffs” in THIS blog, I knew I had to make it. Continue reading “Cottage Cheese and Dill Rolls and Bread”

Beef, Brunch, Entree, Food, Recipes, sandwich

Sloppy Joe

Sloppy Joe is a popular American sandwich, in which ground beef cooked in tomato sauce, is used as the filling. Continue reading “Sloppy Joe”

Food

Spiced Rhubarb Fool

There are many fools in the world, and most of them are far from pleasing. However, there is one exception that is very pleasing and tasty – the British dessert named “Fool”.

While the origins of this unique name are not entirely clear, it is well known that versions of this dessert have been around since the mid-17th century.  

This was, and still is, a simple dessert, consisting of stewed fruit mixed with either custard (in the earlier versions) or with whipped heavy cream, as in modern versions. Continue reading “Spiced Rhubarb Fool”

appetizer, Bakes, breakfast, Brunch, Cheese, Food, Recipes, Vegetables

Collard Greens, Spinach and Beet Greens Cheesy Bake

As much as winter brings cravings for heavier comforting foods, it’s good to remember the importance of green leaves, even when it’s gray and cold outside. Continue reading “Collard Greens, Spinach and Beet Greens Cheesy Bake”

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”