Sponge Cake With Berries

Sponge cake with berries

This sweet is ideal for summer, it’s so fresh and fruity. Not so “quick” to make but it worth a try. It can be also a wonderful birthday cake 😉 Ingredients Preparation You need to prepare a sponge cake that you find the instruction here. A quick recap of sponge cake recipe: In the mixing…

Sponge cake

Easy Sponge Cake – Basic

This is a very basic technique of making a sponge cake, no backing powder or self-rising flour is needed. You just need a mixer machine to whisk ingredient for a longer time! The eggs & milk should be on room temperature to have a better foamy results which makes our sponge cake fluffy. Ingredients Preparation…

Sabzipolo mahi

Sabzi polo mahi – rice with herbs and fish recipe

Sabzi Polo Mahi (means: herbs rice fish) is a typical dish of Nowrooz (Iranian new year Eve). You need a few ingredients and except for the preparation of the herbs, the rest is quite easy! Almost any fish (salmon, mackerel, sea bass, …) goes well with this dish. Traditionally the Caspian sea fishes like Mullet…

Chicken kuku

Chicken kuku or kuku morgh

Chicken kuku (kuku morgh), as we call it, is one of those few amazing dishes that can be cooked with “not-so-tasty” chicken breast! This recipe is a traditional dish of north Iran and if you try, you will be pleasantly surprised by the delicious taste of it. Ingredients video recipe of kuku morgh Preparation –…

Christmas Cake

Christmas cake with dried fruits

The classic Christmas cake with dried fruits is one of the popular sweets in the Christmas period. It has long preparations like soaking your own selection of dried fruit in rum for at least 2 days before. I love the scent of the spices and the dense texture of it! There is no special techniques…

Dried Fruits for Christmas preparation

Dried fruit in rum for Christmas cake

This fruit mixture is very handy when it comes to Christmas delicacies. I bake many cakes during this period and having them ready, let you save loads of time. There are no restrictions for the kind of dried fruit to use just remember to avoid nuts because when they are soaked in the liquid they…

Adas polo Lentils with rice

Lentils with Rice – Adas Polo Recipe

Adas Polo is an easy Iranian dish. For this recipe, you need to have the 2 main ingredients: Basmati rice and Lentils. It doesn’t matter so much what kind of lentils you use (green, red, gigantic…) the important thing is the rice should be Basmati (however if you can’t find it, Thai rice is also…

Soft Cinnamon Rolls Recipe

In most of the big chain coffee shops, Cinnamon Rolls are usually made of puff pastry so they have loads of butter inside. This recipe is with bun’s dough instead, so they are soft and moist with less butter. I add also a syrup on top which has orange juice to ease the sweetness of…

turnip greens with beans

Turnip greens with beans – Vegan

With already cooked beans, the “Turnip greens with beans” will be ready in than 25 mins! In the Italian version, you don’t add any spices. But I think adding a bit of cumin and fennel brings it flavor to another level. Toast some rustic bread with a good extra virgin olive oil and the taste…

Pasta all’arrabiata – Angry pasta!

“Arrabiata” means “Angry” in Italian. If you see the ingredients you will see perhaps this name comes from that big red hot chilly on it. So yes the “Angry pasta” will be very hot and spicy! The good thing about it is you can cook it in no time, it’s so easy and quick. When…

Eggplant stew – Khoresh Bademjan

Eggplant stew is an Iranian classic recipe (Khoresht Bademjan) made with: eggplants, tomatoes, meat and onion. You’ll need loads of patience and a pressure cooker at your service 😉 People eat this stew with rice, here is the recipe of Persian rice Ingredients | Servings: 3-4 Preparation This dish goes well with a good basmati…

Italian Custard – Crema Pasticcera

Italian Custard or Crema Pasticcera is a basic cream that is used in many sweet recipes. you can make Chantilly cream which is the mix of Custard and whipped cream. It’s so easy and quick to make (except when it should get colder) Ingredients Preparation If you add a bit of whipped cream to it,…

Ossobuco with Saffron risotto (Milanese risotto)

Ossobuco with risotto alla Milanese (saffron risotto) is one of the classics of Italian cuisine. It’s the right recipe in cold season. For this recipe, you need to have cross-cut veal shanks and 2 hours of patient 😉 IMPORTANT: Click here to see the recipe for creamy Risotto alla milanese which is the yellow risotto…

Pasta with Shrimps and Zucchini

This Italian pasta dish is so quick to make. It’s is an easy recipe. I prefer to use fresh cream & fresh shrimps, this way the taste of this delicate dish will be better. Lets see the ingredients: Ingredients | Servings: 2 Preparation Buon appetito! 😉

Italian rice balls with Pachino tomatoes

This is a good starter dish in a cold season. It’s easy to eat, the tomatoe sauce, unlike the usual sauce, is fresh and light and is so easy to prepare. The good thing about this dish is you can make from the leftover risotto and it can be with any type and tastes. Considering…