Fast and Delicious Pork with Mixed Vegetables

This dish takes about the same time to prepare as it takes to write this post about it 🙂 Minus proofreading. Perfect for a fast and simple, healthy dinner or lunch, it always has a big success around here! Ingredients: Pork (or chicken, or turkey) slices, seasoned with your favourite spices 2 carrots, cleaned and sliced … Continue reading

Home Grown Tomato and Bell Pepper Project: Part 5

Click here to see Part 4. There hasn’t been any status report on our garden project for a while now but this does not mean there are issues over there 🙂 Just take a look at this beauty –tomato number 1: We already have 2 little baby plum tomatoes in the garden – as I … Continue reading

Hungarian Dill Pickles or ‘Kovászos Uborka’

I have to admit, I love summer. Sunshine, vacations, summer clothes, daylight even in the late afternoon, cocktails, ice cream and flip-flops – and most importantly HOT weather that is a crucial “ingredient” for what we call Kovászos Uborka in my beloved country. For many people the first encounter with this pickle decides love or hate for the … Continue reading

Potato Croquettes

My dear readers, today I’m sharing with you one of our family treasures! These potato croquettes are just perfect with any meal as a side, or as a snack, breakfast, lunch dinner… can be eaten hot or cold, soft in the middle and crunchy on the outside, and can be made out of leftovers! Convinced? … Continue reading

Chocolate and Pear Cake with Whipped Cream and Dark Chocolate Sauce

There was a company birthday again recently and as usual, there was a cake 🙂 Chocolate-y and whipped cream-y, with ruby red berries. Heaven in a cake pan! Not a crumble survived the celebration crowd. The base-cake recipe is from SavorySweetLife: Ingredients: 1 stick of salted butter, softened to room temp. 1/2 cup sugar 1 … Continue reading