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Sour Cherry Pickled Cabbage

Sour Cherry Pickled Cabbage

It is the end of Summer and as one is to do in Eastern Europe, it’s time to make pickles. Of course, pickled cabbage is popular in many countries around the world, and this sour cherry pickled cabbage offers a nice contrast of flavors that 

6 Popular Potato Recipes From Around The World

6 Popular Potato Recipes From Around The World

The ubiquitous potato. A staple ingredient in cuisines across the world. Farmed for hundreds (or sometimes thousands) of years on every continent except Antarctica. There are no shortage of recipes that utilize the humble potato so this list of popular potato recipes around the world 

Deruny (Ukrainian Potato Pancakes)

Deruny (Ukrainian Potato Pancakes)

Growing up I loved to eat my Jewish grandmother’s classic potato pancakes. In fact, it was probably one of my favorite foods to eat! When I finally moved to Ukraine about 5 years ago I realized her recipe wasn’t anything unique – it is how 

Chinese Hand Pulled Noodles With Chili Crisp

Chinese Hand Pulled Noodles With Chili Crisp

Noodles are easy in my top 5 favorite foods. They are so versatile, from cooking styles to use in dishes, I could probably eat noodles every day and not get tired. These Chinese hand pulled noodles are actually extremely easy to make – and quite 

What Is Smetana? (сметана)

What Is Smetana? (сметана)

If you enjoy looking at recipes for Central and Eastern European cuisine then you have surely come across this delicious ingredient. But often you may just ask yourself, “What is smetana?” Many people just assume smetana is some foreign language word for sour cream…but that’s 

Moose With Chocolate Red Wine Sauce

Moose With Chocolate Red Wine Sauce

A few months ago I was in Norway and happened to be going through my Oslo friend’s freezer (as one does) and found a jewel. A beautiful piece of moose tenderloin. I had never worked with moose before, but was grasping for the opportunity. I 

Sweet Potato Crostini

Sweet Potato Crostini

Whenever I’m hosting a dinner party I ALWAYS serve canapes. These one or two bite hors d’oeuvres are usually just a few ingredients on top of a piece of bread. Not at all unlike the famous Barcelona pinchos! These sweet potato crostini are great because 

Pea Salad (With Bacon)!!

Pea Salad (With Bacon)!!

This herby and refreshing pea salad is a great way to use up that bag of frozen peas sitting in your freezer. It’s also a great dish to bring to potlucks or BBQs on those fabulous Summer evenings! This recipe only has a few ingredients, 

Chili Crisp Tomato Salad

Chili Crisp Tomato Salad

In a surge of popularity, this chili crisp tomato salad has taken off thanks to apps like TikTok and Pinterest. In fact, many people make it with just two ingredients: fresh tomatoes and store bought chili crisp. My version uses homemade chili crisp and two 

Fresh Ricotta Ravioli With Walnut Sauce

Fresh Ricotta Ravioli With Walnut Sauce

My absolute favorite restaurant in Florence, Italy is called Osteria Santo Spirito. I’ve been there five times in my life and each time I’ve ordered the same thing, their tortelacci in walnut sauce. Don’t worry, I usually go with friends or family so I’ve tried