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Bread To Bake During Quarantine

Bread To Bake During Quarantine

I’ll start off right now saying that there will be no sourdough on this list. Why? Because everyone is already making sourdough during quarantine. Instead I’m going to choose some unique options for bread to bake during quarantine. Hopefully it will inspire you to try…

Pampushky (Ukrainian Garlic Bread) пампушки

Pampushky (Ukrainian Garlic Bread) пампушки

Ever since moving to Ukraine I’ve started eating tons of the food (of course), but the majority of my traditional food consumption occurs when I visit Alona’s grandmother’s house. Like most grandmothers, forcing people full of delicious food is tradition, and one of the most…

Cold Sesame Noodles

Cold Sesame Noodles

One of my favorite lunches when I lived in Beijing was a dish called Liang Pi, or with the farmer Beijing accent, Liang P’yarr. It is a dish of cold noodles tossed in MaJiang, or the Chinese style sesame sauce. The noodles are paired with…

Chinese Walnut Chicken

Chinese Walnut Chicken

When Alona and I lived in Beijing (for four years mind you) there was a restaurant on the corner of her apartment complex called Meal and Grill. Now this was one of our favorite places in the city because it was authentic. It is not…

How To Roast A Perfect Rack Of Pork

How To Roast A Perfect Rack Of Pork

This article is going to be part instructional, part recipe so while you can absolutely jump right to the recipe card, I do provide lots of useful information to roast a perfect rack of pork. Similar to a rack of lamb, a pork rack is…

Wild Mushroom And Goat Cheese Galette

Wild Mushroom And Goat Cheese Galette

So it’s spring in Europe and that means mushrooms. Yes, I know mushrooms are in every continent, but something about mushroom season in Europe makes me want to cook them all the time. From my braised quail with mushrooms, to mini mushroom and onion quiches,…

White Asparagus With Paprika Hollandaise

White Asparagus With Paprika Hollandaise

If you are a fan of regular green asparagus then you will definitely be a fan of these beautiful white asparagus. While far less popular than its green counterpart it is, in my opinion, much more delicious. It probably boils down to the fact that…

Asian Sesame Sauce

Asian Sesame Sauce

This Asian sesame sauce is one of my go-to recipes when I want to give an Asian kick to salads, marinades, noodles, and more. When I used to live in China one of the few dishes I craved was Liang Pi, which are cold noodles…

Espresso Martini

Espresso Martini

The Espresso Martini is one of my favorite cocktails of all time, and I’m sure many people would agree. While not even close to being a true martini, the cocktail exudes class and elegance, with a rich coffee aroma and clean tasting spirits. The most…

Four Cheese Tortellini With Sun Dried Tomatoes

Four Cheese Tortellini With Sun Dried Tomatoes

It’s been raining for the past few days which means even though quarantine is partially over, I’m still stuck inside. Well, that just means homemade pasta as a comfort food. This recipe for four cheese tortellini with sun dried tomatoes is similar to my Homemade…