Crispy Chickpeas

Crispy Chickpeas

Most people’s interaction with chickpeas is with hummus. This middle eastern dish has country specific variations, but it is one of the most iconic chickpea dishes in the world. Recently crispy chickpeas have been getting popular, and I actually made them to use in my…

Krab Dippers – Crab Sticks Wrapped In Puff Pastry

Krab Dippers – Crab Sticks Wrapped In Puff Pastry

No, I didn’t spell crab wrong in the title. Writing Krab, with a K, is a common way of signifying that the recipe uses imitation crab, or surimi instead of the real thing. While the taste of this ingredient can be contentious to some, there’s…

Baked Mushrooms And Feta

Baked Mushrooms And Feta

I just bought some Emile Henry brulee dishes because I had plans to make creme brulee for Alona. However the first thing I made was a simple shiitake mushrooms and feta baked dish for one of our breakfasts. When I made my ribs eggs Benedict,…

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…

Traditional Guacamole

Traditional Guacamole

Jump To Recipe “Do you want guac with that?” is one of the toughest decisions people have to make at Chipotle. I mean, of course you want the guac, but you also know that it costs like 25% of your order. Well, if you are…

Vermicelli Wrapped Prawns

Vermicelli Wrapped Prawns

Jump To Recipe One of my favorite things to get when travelling South East Asia are these vermicelli wrapped prawns. Probably because they are quite annoying to make, but they are still so delicious. They are a perfect party snack and go great with a…

Meatballs Arrabbiata

Meatballs Arrabbiata

Jump To Recipe Fusion Alert! I like messing around with different recipes I have on the site, and figuring out other things that would go well together. This one is a combination of my Caramelized Onion Meatballs, with an arrabbiata sauce from my pasta all’arrabbiata.…

Salmon Caviar Blini

Salmon Caviar Blini

Jump To Recipe Living in Ukraine, blini, or mlyntsi as they are known here, are seemingly at every holiday gathering. They can be eaten by themselves, but more often they are accompanied with a topping like cheese, caviar, sour cream, or cured meat. In this…

Caramelized Onion Meatballs In Mushroom Sauce

Caramelized Onion Meatballs In Mushroom Sauce

Jump To Recipe In my article A Comprehensive Guide To Tapas In Granada I mentioned that one of my absolute favorite tapas I ever got was just some simple albondigas from EntreBrasas. While I didn’t know how to recreate their meatballs of course, I set…

Shrimp Guacamole Spoons

Shrimp Guacamole Spoons

Jump To Recipe Another addition to my tapas series is a twist on the classic Spanish Langostinos con guacamole. As it is not so easy to find langoustines in Eastern Europe, I’ve settled with my favorite Argentinian Red Shrimp instead. These sweetest of shrimps complement…