Main Dish

Butternut Squash Buddha Bowl

Butternut Squash Buddha Bowl

A buddha bowl is just a new trendy way of saying a well balanced meal in a bowl form. Usually they are vegetarian, but that is by no means a requirement. This recipe for butternut squash buddha bowl uses mangalica pork sausage, which is a […]

The Best Cream Cheese Pasta

The Best Cream Cheese Pasta

This cream cheese pasta is one of my absolute favorite things to make. It is the epitome of comfort food in my mind, and it is extremely easy to make. While this recipe is easy, there is one strategy to it that sometimes trips people […]

Foil Pack Whitefish With Mango

Foil Pack Whitefish With Mango

Cooking fish in a foil pack is a great way to perfectly cook something every time, and not worry about messing up. This strategy is perfect for large groups, or just simple weeknight dinners. The reason being is that you can just put all the […]

Avocado Egg Salad Sandwich

Avocado Egg Salad Sandwich

So this recipe was kind of an accident. I was originally going to make Vol-Au-Vents because last week I made these vol-au-vents with whitefish poached in a shiitake mushroom cream sauce and I fell in love with that cooking style. This time I was going […]

Gambas Al Ajillo Pasta

Gambas Al Ajillo Pasta

So I know it says Gambas Al Ajillo Pasta in the title, because this is a fusion dish of my own which I quite like to make. I fused my regular Gambas Al Ajillo recipe with this special cuttlefish ink bronze die cut pasta I […]

Honey Lime Chicken Legs

Honey Lime Chicken Legs

Baked chicken is one of my go-to dinner ideas whenever I’m hosting dinner at my place. Last week Alona’s cousin and his new wife stayed with us for a few days in Lviv and I decided to make these baked honey lime chicken legs. Don’t […]

Vol-Au-Vent With Whitefish Poached In Shiitake Cream Sauce

Vol-Au-Vent With Whitefish Poached In Shiitake Cream Sauce

Just because something has a French name, does not mean it is difficult. This recipe for vol-au-vent with whitefish for example takes less than 20 minutes. Not to mention it’s quite fun to make as well. While a vol-au-vent refers to the puff pastry tower […]

Simple Shrimp Soup

Simple Shrimp Soup

I’m a big fan of peel and eat shrimp, and I almost never buy already shelled shrimp in large sizes. This means I seemingly always have a bag of shrimp carapace in my freezer. What better use than to make my simple shrimp soup so […]

Cody’s Cottage Pie

Cody’s Cottage Pie

While I can appreciate tradition, and keeping a recipe authentic, I also like being inventive with food. So this cottage pie is not a 100% traditional English style cottage pie, but rather my take on it. That being said, it’s still quite similar to the […]

Chocolate Banana Smoothie Bowl

Chocolate Banana Smoothie Bowl

After spending a month in Indonesia this past winter both Alona and myself kind of fell in love with smoothie bowls. They are a great way of eating healthy, tasty food. Not to mention getting creative with toppings and trying to make them look pretty. […]