Meat and Potato Cutlets
Aug21

Meat and Potato Cutlets

The word cutlet is a bit of a culinary mystery – everyone has their own interpretation of what it means. Throughout most of Europe, a cutlet is a thinly-sliced cut of meat (usually pork or veal) that is beaten, covered in breadcrumbs, and fried (think schnitzel). This is the same in the US, but they are mostly made with chicken breasts. The Japanese like to use pork (tonkatsu). Australia uses either chicken or lamb. Great Britain is a...

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Dolma Recipe
Jun10

Dolma Recipe

Dolma is a family of stuffed vegetable dishes common in the Middle East and surrounding regions including the Balkans, the Caucasus, Russia, Central Asia. Common vegetables to stuff include tomato, pepper, onion, zucchini, eggplant, and garlic. The stuffing may or may not include meat. Meat dolmas are generally served warm, often with egg-lemon or garlic yogurt sauce; meatless ones are generally served cold. Stuffed vegetables are...

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Fried Pirozhki With Potatoes And Mushrooms
May31

Fried Pirozhki With Potatoes And Mushrooms

A common variety of pirozhki are baked stuffed buns made from dough and often glazed with egg to produce the common golden colour. They commonly contain meat (typically beef) or a vegetable filling (mashed potatoes, mushrooms, onions and egg, or cabbage). Pirozhki could also be stuffed with fish (e.g., salmon) or with an oatmeal filling mixed with meat or giblets. Sweet-based fillings could include stewed or fresh fruit (apples,...

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Homemade Salmon Tacos
Sep28

Homemade Salmon Tacos

Ingredients: Flour Egg Salmon Cucumber Sour cream Cheese Garlic Dill Pepper Olive oil Salt The dough: Flour 8 0z Egg 1 Salt to tasty Water 1-2 tablespoon Salt the flour and mix.  Add an egg and knead the dough. Roll up the dough into a ball and leave in a fridge for 30 minutes. Then divide the dough in two parts. Roll the dough to make thin tortilla. Put the tortilla on the oven safe net.  Rub olive oil and a little pepper on...

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Branzino Fish Recipe
Sep14

Branzino Fish Recipe

Branzini, which are also known as spigole in Italy, are among the most popular Mediterranean fish, and always have been — Alan Davidson notes that the Romans preferred them from brackish waters, but there are fewer now to be found in river mouths, and thus we eat those from the sea. Sea bass is a very tasty fish, with relatively few, easy-to-remove bones and firm flesh that holds its shape when cooked. Source: Italianfood...

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Baked Stuffed Calamari Recipe
Sep12

Baked Stuffed Calamari Recipe

A staple on many appetizer menus, calamari, which is made by frying sliced or whole squid that’s been breaded, can fit into a balanced and healthful diet. It offers some nutritional value, boosting your intake of minerals and vitamins, as well as macro nutrients needed for energy. However, calamari also contains relatively large amounts of sodium and cholesterol, so you should monitor your portion size and consume it only as an...

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