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Ukrainian Liver Cake (Печінковий торт) Recipe

Ukrainian Liver Cake (Печінковий торт) Recipe

This is one of my favorite Ukrainian recipes, and my main request from Alona’s babushka every time I stay over for holidays. This Ukrainian Liver Cake recipe is quite easy, but so delicious and rich. Finally, after four years of eating it, I determined it […]

Ukrainian Mulled Wine

Ukrainian Mulled Wine

One of the best things about winter in Europe is the Christmas markets. There’s nothing like putting on your parka and heading down to the Christmas market for a sausage and a cup of hot mulled wine. Unfortunately, if it is not winter, or you […]

Roast Quail With Brown Butter Four Seasons Vegetables

Roast Quail With Brown Butter Four Seasons Vegetables

Yesterday I saw a great deal on quail at my local grocer so I decided to make a roast quail for dinner. A lot of people are intimidated by quail (or other game birds for that matter) but the truth is they are no more […]

Sumac And Pistachio Crusted Whitefish

Sumac And Pistachio Crusted Whitefish

One of my favorite things to make is a pistachio crusted salmon, but today I decided to get a bit experimental and make a sumac and pistachio crusted whitefish. For this recipe, I chose Iridescent Shark as the fish. Interestingly, it is not actually a […]

J.A. Baczewski Vodka Soda

J.A. Baczewski Vodka Soda

Whenever I fly through Warsaw airport, I’m lucky that the LOT lounge carries my favorite vodka. This Baczewski vodka soda is my go to mixed drink while waiting for my next flight. In fact, the above picture is taken in the LOT inter-Schengen lounge. While […]

Mixed Vegetable Curry (Sri Lankan Style)

Mixed Vegetable Curry (Sri Lankan Style)

During my time in Sri Lanka, I had many different home stay hosts teach me their authentic Sri Lankan recipes. My favorite of course had to be Winston, our host at Ella Sisila View. Our first night there we were having an evening tea when […]

Chicken And Cheese Roti

Chicken And Cheese Roti

After making the best Sri Lankan Roti I’ve ever had (seriously, cop that recipe because you will love it) in Ella, I’ve decided to get a bit creative with fillings. After I checked into our guesthouse in Mirissa, I decided to give making a stuffed […]

Ambul Thiyal – Sri Lankan Sour Fish Curry Recipe

Ambul Thiyal – Sri Lankan Sour Fish Curry Recipe

Ambul Thiyal is one of the most signature dishes in Sri Lankan cuisine. When I was first learning how to make it, I was thinking of ceviche a bit because the primary method for cooking the fish is by acid. The fish, usually tuna, is […]

Sri Lankan Roti

Sri Lankan Roti

So I’m staying in one of the best home stays I’ve been at in Sri Lanka, and that’s mainly due to the awesome host. The guy’s name is Winston and he is a retired banker. Now a host who enjoys talking to and cooking for […]

Sri Lankan Dhal

Sri Lankan Dhal

So one of the earliest recipes I’ve ever posted on this site is my Whipped Dal. I essentially made a dal, then added some mayo and blitzed it for a minute to create a hummus-like dip. The weirdest thing, I didn’t actually take a picture […]