Posts Tagged helen’s cooking

Soup with meatballs, mushrooms,spaghetti and cheese

Soup with meatballs, mushrooms,spaghetti and cheese

This is a great warm winter soup. It takes only 30 minutes to cook, but it vanishes even faster than it took you to cook it. Ingredients: 1 pound(s) minced pork, people 1/2 piece(s) white onion 3 piece(s) medium potatoes 8 piece(s) button mushrooms 2 piece(s) sprouts green onion 1/2 cup(s) chopped dill 1 teaspoon(s) salt 2 pinch(es) italian seasoning 2 piece(s) medium bay leaves 3 quart(s) water 1/4 pound(…

Turkey soup with tomatoes and herbs.

Turkey soup with tomatoes and herbs.

Great soup, if you have turkey leftovers from holidays or if you just wish to have a rich, hearty soup for lunch. Any part of turkey will be good (I cooked mine from turkey neck and some leftovers). It takes 30-40 minutes to cook and the taste is amazing. The key to great taste are tomatoes and herbs. Ingredients: 2/3 lb of Turkey meat 1 white onion 1.5 cup of boiled pinto beans (boil separately or canned rinsed ve…

Top 5 christmas vegan dishes

Top 5 christmas vegan dishes

Christmas is when you spend a lot of time with your family, give a lot of presents and cook a lot of food. Even if you have a vegan or vegetarian family member or friend there’s virtually million of dishes you can treat them with. I chose my 5 favorite Christmas vegan dishes for the holiday table.I y will have them on mine. If you have any other favorite dishes you want to share with me post the picture of the dish and…

12 Cookies of Christmas: Sugar cookies

12 Cookies of Christmas: Sugar cookies

The 11 days before Christmas are dedicated to cookies. At the end of the day you have to choose the best cookie recipe to treat Santa! So this is my first and favorite cookie recipe! Sugar cookie recipe: This sugar cookie recipe is very simple and yet delicious. It is cooked by my mom for at least 2 decades now. The recipe is good for any occasion: Christmas and Valentine’s Day, New Year or Halloween. Ingredient…

Healthy Fall Dessert: Baked apples with walnuts, honey and cinnamon.

Healthy Fall Dessert: Baked apples with walnuts, honey and cinnamon.

This recipe is as easy as it can only get. I think the hardest part is to take the apples’ seeds out, so that the apples would be intact. I am cooking these apples since the time I remember myself cooking. My Daddy cooks these apples in red wine, but, let’s not get too crazy here. I’m on a quest for a healthy, kid-friendly dessert. Ingredients: 9 apples (you can take more, you can take less. 9 apples are good for 3 peo…

Lemon Victoria Sandwich Cake with Raspberries, Strawberries and Clotted cream

Lemon Victoria Sandwich Cake with Raspberries, Strawberries and Clotted cream

The last day of September is a double Birthday Day in my family. So I was looking for a cake that would be simple, fast and that wouldn’t require a lot of time in the kitchen. My Facebook friend Dor from La Difference Catering offered me to cook a Classic Victoria Sandwich, so I improvised and changed couple ingredients, as well as added couple of new. Ingredients: For the batter:1 cup of sifted flour 1 cup of sug…

Apple, cinnamon and walnut rolls + cream cheese crispy rolls!

Apple, cinnamon and walnut rolls + cream cheese crispy rolls!

This is the simplest recipe of rolls in the world. The dough is very easy to cook and it’s very tender, almost melting in the mouth. This is also a very good dough for cookies. Ingredients: stick of butter 1 cup of sugar 1.5 cups of flour (sifted, self-rising) 1 teaspoon of baking powder 1 teaspoon of vanilla extract 1 egg 1 tablespoon of sour cream 2 tablespoons of water For the filling: 3-4 apples 1 teaspoon cin…

A traditional Slavic dish: Olivier salad

A traditional Slavic dish: Olivier salad

This is a traditional recipe for the parties and holidays in Slavic countries. No one knows where it came to former Soviet countries from, (we were a huge country with closed borders for decades), but this was the main salad of every celebration in almost every family for decades. I cook this salad very rarely and mainly in autumn and winter, as I consider this salad too conservative and even boring to cook it…

Deviled eggs with shrimp, yellow mustard and basil.

Deviled eggs with shrimp, yellow mustard and basil.

This recipe is inspired by classic deviled eggs plus spiced up by the deviled eggs seen on Food network. It’s my combination of delicious deviled eggs that conquered the hearts of my family members. I would be happy to see what your favorite deviled eggs recipes are. Ingredients: 4 eggs 2 tablespoons mustard (yellow) ½ teaspoon salt ½ teaspoon of pepper 1/3 cup basil 2 tablespoons of mayo 1/3 cup of shrimps I…

Puff pastry dough made easy!

Puff pastry dough made easy!

I love puff pastry, do you? You can create literally hundreds of recipes with it and it’s ready in 15 minutes. Apple strudel, croissanrs, puff pastry baskets and puff pastry fish pie and much more. The recipe of this dough will help you create a lot of awesemly delicious dishes in minutes. Ingredients: 2 sticks of frozen butter (unsalted), no margarine. 1 cup of water 3 cups of flour 1 teaspoon vanilla sugar I…

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