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…

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…

Stir Fry Sriracha Noodles

Stir Fry Sriracha Noodles

Hangover food alert! You may have noticed that I’ve been adding more and more cocktails to the website recently (if you haven’t I highly recommend The Pelagic). That means some mornings call for hangover meals. As I don’t live anywhere near a SoCal breakfast burrito…

Tortilla Breakfast Rolls

Tortilla Breakfast Rolls

I’ve been watching a lot of Netflix during the quarantine (who hasn’t) and one of the shows I recently came across was Nadiya’s Time To Eat. The show’s host is Season 6 winner of The Great British Baking Show, and it is all about easy…

Challah French Toast

Challah French Toast

Last week I posted how to make a traditional Challah Bread, but even then I mentioned one of the best things to do with said bread is make French toast. Pretty much anytime I make fresh bread I save a few slices for the next…

Ukrainian Chebureki (Чебурек)

Ukrainian Chebureki (Чебурек)

Ukrainian Chebureki, written Чебурек, is a popular turnover pastry usually eaten as a street food or snack. It is a Crimean Tatar dish but popular all over Eastern Europe and central Asia. Alona’s family is from Crimea so this is a dish I’ve had quite…

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…

Indian Bread Omelet

Indian Bread Omelet

So last week I followed the trend and made the wildly popular 1932 depression-era Peanut Butter Bread. I figure, it seemed to do really well on my blog, so why not follow the trend this week and try this Indian Bread Omelet. To be honest…