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Grenki (Croutons) Гренки

Grenki (Croutons) Гренки

One thing you might notice if you visit Ukraine is that people love to snack with their beer. In fact most pubs even have a section on the menu called ‘beer snacks’. One of the most popular beer snacks in Ukraine is grenki, or simply 

Pampushky (Ukrainian Garlic Bread) пампушки

Pampushky (Ukrainian Garlic Bread) пампушки

Ever since moving to Ukraine I’ve started eating tons of the food (of course), but the majority of my traditional food consumption occurs when I visit Alona’s grandmother’s house. Like most grandmothers, forcing people full of delicious food is tradition, and one of the most 

Old Fashioned Peanut Butter Bread

Old Fashioned Peanut Butter Bread

So I have to admit I’m jumping on the trend a bit here. This recipe for peanut butter bread recently soared in popularity thanks to a Reddit post in r/old_recipes. Peanut Butter Bread quickly made some popular food blogs and online magazines and everyone seems 

Roast Eggplant With Tahini Yogurt Sauce

Roast Eggplant With Tahini Yogurt Sauce

This is easily one of my favorite ways to cook eggplant. A simple roast eggplant with tahini yogurt sauce is one of the easiest ways to cook an eggplant, and one of the most delicious. In fact from start to finish it takes just about 

Soy Sauce Roast Eggplant

Soy Sauce Roast Eggplant

Soy Sauce Roast Eggplant is a more Asian inspired version of my Roasted Eggplant with Balsamic Glassa by basically substituting Soy Sauce for the Balsamic reduction. While the other one pairs well with red meats, I feel this version goes better with rice and fish. 

Greek Salad (χωριάτικη σαλάτα)

Greek Salad (χωριάτικη σαλάτα)

The delicious and beautiful Greek salad might just be the most popular dish in Greece. You can find it all over the country, from the mainland to the islands. It is served at quaint family tavernas to upscale and chic restaurants. This recipe is the 

Baked Feta Cheese

Baked Feta Cheese

Continuing on with my “Greek Week” and after posting a delicious classic Tzatziki yesterday, comes another classic dish that’s super simple to make. This baked feta cheese dish is popular in many places over Greece, but perhaps most so in the Cyclades. I’ve seen it 

Roasted Eggplant With Balsamic Glassa

Roasted Eggplant With Balsamic Glassa

Oh the Sheet Pan. Such a versatile tool which basically amounts to a flat piece of metal. The perfect thing about the sheet pan is the ability to make large amounts of something all at once. In this case, a simple Roasted Eggplant dish quite 

Classic Greek Tzatziki

Classic Greek Tzatziki

I’ve been making tzatziki for years using a recipe I found online, but now that I’m in Paros, Greece, it was nice to have a chef and restaurateur teach me his famous recipe. So I’ve been spending the week in Paros, Greece with Alona and 

Watermelon Mint Salad

Watermelon Mint Salad

It’s the middle of summer and that means it’s time to make refreshing and tasty salad recipes! Of course, one of the summertime classics is a basic watermelon mint salad with feta cheese and a simple vinaigrette. Well, that’s basically the recipe. Not too many