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About helenscooking

I’m a marketing professional with 10 years of experience in news media, as well as financial, culinary and marketing blogger. I have a wide range of interests: I’m getting my private pilot license now, as well as second education in legal studies, I love to travel and explore new cultures, new cuisines. Cooking is my passion since6 years old. I’m always inventing something new (@ 6 I invented the pancake pie, which actually was really good, so this is how my relationship with food started:). I love food, I love experimenting with new ingredients and I love sharing my experience with other people and learn something new from fellow foodistas:-) Write me and subscribe for my blog. I have a lot of ideas how to make our life more colorful,food more delicious and this world happier. Be blessed. Helen.

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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) […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

Green beans with sesame seeds: great vegan dish!

I love this recipe in winter and summer; you can cook those with fresh or frozen beans. Easy, fast and delicious! Good for the holiday table and for an everyday meal. Ingredients: 1 lb. of green beans 2 tablespoons of olive oil 2 pinches of salt 1 pinch of black pepper 1 tablespoon of sesame […]

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 […]

Button Mushrooms stuffed with minced meat with lemon basil and grapes.

This recipe is really amazing and fast to cook, considering the fact that button mushrooms contain 17 different vitamins, the benefits from this dish increase dramatically. This dish has a long history in my house, it was cooked without cheese and grapes, but I decided to add the sweet twist to it. THe bitterness of […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

Easy Country Style Chicken in 20 minutes

This recipe was overlooked at Restaurant impossible TV program, I added my personal touches to it and it came out great. To define great I will explain: my fiancé, who doesn’t like chicken, was consuming it, as if it was his favorite sausage, not a chicken… I used cornmeal here, because I love adding it […]

Eastern European Potato-bake

An easy one-dish meal with Eastern European origins… Potato, zucchini, red bell pepper, with bacon and herbs baked in a pot. The potato baked with zucchini (squash), red bell pepper, onion, carrot, garlic and some meat is popular in Eastern Europe. (It’s cooked in Poland and Hungary, in Ukraine and Czech Republic) In each region […]

Fried zucchini with mayo-dill sauce and tomato

This is a traditional recipe in my family, as well as in pretty much any Ukrainian family fried zucchini with tomato and mayo-dill sauce. It’s resembles a lot the eggplant recipe, but, zucchini, as a base component gives it a different twist. Ingredients: 1 midsized zucchini 1-2 tomatoes 2-3 tablespoons mayo ½ cup of finely […]

Chicken wings in BBQ sauce with roasted potato.

I bet you love chicken wings and roasted potato. The recipe is inspired by necessity to cook something fast and easy. Roasted potato is a recipe of my Italian friend and wings’ recipe is borrowed from one diner. It’s literally more efforts to eat than to cook. (Just remember if you want them even more […]