Stuffed Zucchini Boats

I would place this dish on the list of leftover champions as well, as it is a very good (and healthy!) choice of food when you don’t have anything else “decent” enough to present on the dinner table. I do this quite often, from leftovers or planned ahead, cheese lovers feel free to top it … Continue reading

Leftover Revival – Chicken Veggie Puff Pastry Braid

There are those days when I prepare some chicken breast (or turkey, pork) fillet for my Mr and I leave him to decide what he wants to accompany it with for his lunch – he generally prepares some frozen veggie mix (being the fastest option), and quite often there is leftover (or the whole chicken thing, untouched :D) … Continue reading

{Kitchen Basics 101} from veggie scraps to stock

Originally posted on from scratch club:
Making vegetable stock is so easy, yet I’m guessing that not all of you have homemade stock on hand. By the time I remember to make some stock, I only have half an onion or a single celery stalk to work with and something about buying a whole basket…

Mom’s Meat Balls

This is another treasure from my mom’s recipes – fantastic in its simplicity. You can basically use any kind of ground meat, even leftover roast chicken (the best, in my opinion!), lately I use ground beef for steak tartare  – I found it results in very tender meatballs. Mom’s Meatballs or ‘Anyukám Fasírtja’ Ingredients: 250g … Continue reading

Braised Red Cabbage

This yummy thing was a side dish with our December 25th dinner – accompanying a tender orange-garlic chicken (recipe coming soon) and simple mashed potatoes. I found it here and only had to make 1 or 2 small alterations to the recipe. Highly recommended dish : )) Ingredients: 1 kg red cabbage (I didn’t have a big … Continue reading

Giant empanada puff pastry

Let me start by sharing with you how these kind of recipes are born. Happened to me that I walked by a big bunch of puff pastry in the grocery store one morning – the fresh type! So few times I actually see this gem that I had to buy one and then had to … Continue reading