Vatrushka (ватрушка) With Fresh Fruit

Vatrushka (ватрушка) With Fresh Fruit

Vatrushka is a sweet cheese bun that’s popular in Eastern Europe. All throughout countries like Belarus, Russia, and Ukraine you can find these cheese pastries offered, usually for breakfast. This is the second recipe (after Chakhokhbili) that I made from my recently acquired 1939 USSR 

Bublik (бублик)

Bublik (бублик)

Bublik (pronounced boob-lick), or Bubliki for the plural, is the Ukrainian version of a bagel. In fact, there’s very little difference in my opinion between the two. They are both yeasted bread rings that are boiled before baking, and commonly topped with sesame or poppy 

Wild Oyster Mushroom Quiche

Wild Oyster Mushroom Quiche

Two days ago I uploaded the recipe for a delicious Pate Brisee, and the main reason for making that is for my wild oyster mushroom quiche. A quiche is basically an egg based savory tart popular at breakfast or brunch. While the shortcrust pastry is 

Mini Mushroom And Onion Quiche

Mini Mushroom And Onion Quiche

These mini mushroom and onion quiche bites are perfect for entertaining. They can be a passed hors d’ouevre or simply a two bite plate as part of a larger breakfast. I made these along with other dishes when I host brunches so that everyone can 

Pate Brisee (Savory Tart Crust)

Pate Brisee (Savory Tart Crust)

Pate Brisee, or in the proper French: Pâte brisée, is one of the most popular types of pie crusts. This was actually the second thing I learned to make when I was in France (the first being a simple baguette of course). In English this 

Curry Roasted Red Potatoes

Curry Roasted Red Potatoes

One of my quick and easy go-to breakfast dishes is roasted potatoes. Of course, as you’ve heard in Forrest Gump, there’s plenty of ways to prepare potatoes. This recipe for curry roasted red potatoes is super simple, and goes great with some fried eggs. It’s 

Turkish Menemen

Turkish Menemen

Turkish Menemen is a very simple dish, and one of my favorite breakfasts to make on lazy days. The dish originates from a small region in the Izmir province called…Menemen. The dish is quite similar to Shakshuka which originates in Tunisia, but is popular all 

Swedish Cardamom Buns – Kardemummabullar Recipe

Swedish Cardamom Buns – Kardemummabullar Recipe

Well we are into the first week of October and the weather is telling me it’s time to start making some Autumn treats. One of my favorite things to make when the weather turns are these delicious Swedish cardamom buns. Known as kardemummabullar (I know, 

Egg White Frittata

Egg White Frittata

I always seem to have either leftover egg whites or egg yolks in the fridge that I want to use before they go bad. As my Carbonara uses five yolks and no whites, I have a decent size egg white jar every time I make 

Best Sri Lankan Recipes

Best Sri Lankan Recipes

Some of you may know that while I run this food and cocktail blog, my partner Alona runs the travel blog, Jet Set Together. This means I do quite a lot of traveling (and eating) all over the world. One of my favorite things to