Green vegetable curry with prawns and rice

A mixture of several spices is just one of three meanings of curry. The word curry is also referred to as Indian bay leaves. The last meaning of this word is used for the dish prepared with curry spice itself. If we ask anyone about the most typical Indian spices, they will probably respond to…

Mexican chilies

When I was younger I did not know much about Mexican cuisine and even less about chili. Spicy food was not something common or even known for me. Later, when I lived in Switzerland and working for Mexican company, I have found many Mexican friends there, afterwards in the Netherlands as well and most importantly,…

Chicken livers with asparagus rice

The liver is not only a pate. There are dozens of different recipes to prepare this delicacy. In the kitchen, chicken, pork, beef, veal, lamb, mutton, venison, and sometimes even fish livers are most often prepared. Liver from poultry, pigs, calves and lambs are very delicate, therefore they are suitable for quick dish preparation. The…

Strawberry – courgette chocolate cake

When our au-pair arrived, she told us that she loves sweets. But really loves! She eats a lot. Therefore, I decided to bake something and I got inspired by Tasty Eats to prepare courgette chocolate cake with strawberries. So thank you! I have more or less followed original recipe, slightly adjusted based on what my…

“Beer – Raped” chicken

“Beer – raped” chicken or so called drunk chicken is nothing new for experienced gourmets and culinary delights. This chicken does not belong to the list of dietary food :-),  but it’s a delicacy that your taste buds will completely succumb to. Therefore, it is not bad to remind it from time to time. Recipes that…

Fish paella with spicy chorizo

Spanish cuisine is not only a show of colours, but also tastes. It is characterised by extraordinary flavor which is achieved thanks to the use of the highest quality raw materials, mostly home-grown. However, what Spain is all about, is the use of rice as a basic raw material. It is quite logical that the…

Goulash #2

Goulash. Goulash. Goulash. Being from the central and eastern Europe, I simply love it. Mainly as well because of the fact that you can make plenty of variations. Only few dishes in Czech cuisine (probably other ones as well!) have as varied as goulash. Whether it’s a classic goulash, which has meat or meatless goulash, the…

9 months old and time to go back… Sadly

When we came back from hospital with our little Canito, I looked around and knew that everything has changed and that not a single thing will be the same. I stayed months with him at home, just him and me. When did he rest, I did as well… closing eyes seemed to be just like…

“Handful” soup

Me as a soup lover and someone who does not want to waste food, I like to prepare soup so called “handful” soup. And what does it mean? It is literally soup made from handfuls of whatever you have in fridge, cupboard, whatever has left… simply what house offers. Yesterday, after my second day at…

Halušky or in other words – Slovak potato gnocchi with sheep cheese

Halušky are one of the typical dishes in Slovakia and honestly, one of my favourite dishes. And what is it? They are basically potato gnocchi with sheep cheese, however you can prepare them with cabbage, curd, all kinds of cheese… Lot of variations are possible. My favourite ones are with bryndza – sheep cheese, which I…

Let´s start juicing!!

I received amazing gift from my great husband! New juicer! As we want to include even more vegetables and fruits into our day consumption than we already have, we decided to start with juicing. Even though we already make smoothies quite a lot. Pros and cons of juicing The main advantage of fresh juices is…