How to make Middle Eastern spice mix yourself (you won't find it in stores)
The last time I spoke to my dad, he sent me a recipe for Chahohbili (a traditional Georgian poultry dish – I will put a link to it later). I loved the recipe, the only problem was how to obtain this special spice mix called Hmeli-Suneli. After a short search, I figured that I would […]
Authentic Siberian Borscht based on my family's recipe
This one is special. I grew up on borsch and to this day I get regular cravings for it. Whenever I try to search for it though, I can never find the authentic taste my father used to make back in Siberia. The recipe below is directly derived from my dad’s and mom’s cooking. The […]
Buttered Shrimp Dampa Style - seems to be most popular recipe on my blog!
I just made this and it does deserve a mention. It had originally caught my eye due to the weirdness of the orange soda in the recipe, but now that i tried it, the taste of soda is very subtle – just gives the dish a bit of a sweet flavor (not overwhelmingly so though). […]
Orzo with Shrimp, Grape Tomatoes, Olives and Cilantro - friend's recipe that is absolutely delicious
A good friend of mine shared this recipe with me and it is absolutely incredible. It is pretty quick (unless you are peeling the shrimp yourself) and it tastes like heaven. Plus you can eat it both hot and cold. 1lb Orzo pasta 1lb Uncooked shrimp 14.5 Oz black olives (I usually buy jumbo ones, […]