Sautè Green Beans with Black Sesame

    1 pound green bean pink salt & black pepper 3 garlic cloves black sesame 3 tbs sunflower oil   &nbspș; Remove the end of the beans and boil them until tender. Heat the sunflower in a frying pan. Add the garlic cut into small pieces and let it cook for a few seconds.…

Ciabatta Bread with Kalamata Olives

    Back to bread! To be honest I didn’t pay much attention to measurements this time, but you can hardly go wrong when you make bread, all you have to do it’s add flour until the dough is thick enough.   You need: 1 tbs dry yeast 1 tbs sugar 1/3 tbs pink salt…

Raspberry Cake

  I made this cake a week or so ago but I couldn’t get myself to post the whole thing here. Since the cake was really good and it looks fancy in pictures I will try to gather all my patience  and be a good girl and write everything down.     Don’t get scared…

Creamy Shrimp Risotto with Mushrooms

    Just for the record, I had a salad today! 😀 But this risotto was the perfect meal for the kind of weather we’ve experienced today (ice-cold rain). Plus, Saint Nicholas left Three Saints in someone’s shoes! Yeah, I know, shrimp should be paired with white wine but I really enjoy my “reds”!  …

Zucchini Pasta with Sun-Dried Tomatoes

  And there comes the day when you weigh yourself after baking several cakes and using parmesan and sour cream in almost everything you cook… Not a pretty sight! Starting from today I will post more ¨healthy¨dishes, which means for me less meat, any kind of cheese (my love), butter, sour cream… you get the…

Milk Biscuits for Santa

    Christmas is just around the corner, and Santa is probably rubbing his belly thinking of all the cookies he’ll enjoy this year. 🙂 To be honest, I was thinking more about my own belly when I came up with this recipe. And I was extremely satisfied. It was one of those “why didn’t…

Irish Style Bread Part II

    I made this Irish bread again today. The first time I made it I was out of baking soda so I used baking powder instead. I was very curious to see if there will be any difference between the two (besides the characteristic smell of baking soda). As far as taste, the two bread were…