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Fluffy Lemon Raspberry Cupcakes

March 01, 2019
On January 13th, 2019 little baby Fischer girl turned 6-month old, to celebrate it, we enjoyed a lovely Old New Year's Fireworks in Tbilisi and momma baked tasty fluffy lemon/raspberry cupcakes. Lemon / raspberry cupcakes Ingredients & Instructions (Source: LEMON RASPBERRY CUPCAKES)  LEMON...

Homemade Lasagna (Filling from Minced Meat + Bechamel Sauce)

January 21, 2018
Welcome to just another food blogger series - today I'll share one of my favorite recipes - homemade lasagna. To make a lasagna you will need for filling: carrots, onions, minced meat (I prefer mixed lamb and pork), for bechamel sauce: butter, milk, flour, nutmeg, and cheese. To stick it all together we will...

Christmas Cooking Photo Session in The Kitchen - Olivie salads, Pirozhki and of course Pizza

December 25, 2016
That time of the year have come and for the rare time this year I was actually operating with camera in our kitchen - in today's special Christmas menu - our "traditional Georgian Christmas" table - salad Olivie, pirozhki and of course that tasty pizza.  It was that time of the year...

Sponge Cake With Wild Berries

August 30, 2016
Here comes another post on food blogger series, and again I must admit I'm not the original creator of following sponge cake, my better part is.  Sponge cake with wild berries Really cool cake, here is photos and cooking directions: Biscuit dough: 4 eggs, 4 tbs. flour, 4 tbs. sugar...

How To Make Burger Buns at Home

May 04, 2016
If you asked me how to make hamburger buns at home question some eight years ago - I would say - it's complicated and most probably impossible. Ask me today - and I will not only exactly tell - but I will show some cool pictures of both how to make burger buns at home and some really delicious home made burgers...

Cranberries in Powdered Sugar

April 06, 2016
Cranberries in powdered sugar are one of my favorite sweets (sorry, Georgian churchela). I remember in my childhood there were nice little carton boxes available for sale at local stores around my native Riga. It was always as small celebrity when my mom or grandma bought me some box with cranberries in powdered sugar...

How to Make Traditional Italian Pizza

March 25, 2016
An Italian pizza was the reason for our latest travels to Italy, it was at the start of November 2015, I was kneading dough for pizza, when my beloved told me - hey, we should visit Italy and try real Italian Pizza. So we did - we spent about a week in Italy, traveling a lot and trying real Italian cuisine....

How to Prepare Traditional Dolma (Grape Leaves Roll)

February 12, 2016
Hello everyone and welcome to another post from my experiments being a food blogger. OK, for following recipe I wasn't actually preparing that tasty dolma, instead I experiment with new food photography technique. About food photography: Today I decided to experiment with 100mm lens and used long exposures (...

How to prepare traditional Solyanka soup

February 05, 2016
In today's food blogger series I'll share a photo recipe on how to prepare traditional Solyanka soup. Solyanka is among my favorite soups and I prepare this some 3-4 times in a year. Pictures in this article are back from summer 2015 when I boiled a large pot with this delicious soup. Solyanka is a thick,...

How to Make Homemade Dumplings from Scratch

December 09, 2015
In today's food blogger series I will demonstrate how to make homemade dumplings from scratch. Well, almost from scratch, there are a few handy tools that might be very useful preparing this delicious food. I love dumplings, in most cases dumplings is a cost effective solution when you are in hurry and really...

Simple Aspic (Meat Jelly, Kholodets) Recipe

November 27, 2015
In today's food blogger's series I will show how to prepare a really tasty and delicious homemade aspic out of pig's trotters. I'm not sure how popular an aspic is in the Western world, but it is a super popular in post Soviet countries, and is served in every fiests. Russian have a name for it - a ...

Masterclass in Asian Cuisine

November 20, 2015
At the start of November 2015 I took a master class in Asian Cuisine. The master class happened in a lovely Georgian restaurant Sareckela in Tbilisi and was led by a gourmet chef from Russia Natalia Chvileva. You can follow Natalia on her Facebook page: Touch to Food The reason that made me to take participation in...

Homemade Noodles in Spicy Sauce

November 13, 2015
November started with a huge goal - not to spend a tetri eating outside, instead we decided to cook good food at home. Today I will show how to prepare a really fresh egg pasta noodles in spicy sauce.  I really love to make noodle pasta by my own - and actually it's very easy, thus a hand strength is required...

How To Prepare Traditional Uzbek Plov (Lamb and Rice Pilaf)

October 31, 2015
In this post you will learn how to prepare a traditional Uzbek plov (lamb and rice pilaf.  It might sound as a complicated food to prepare, but in fact if you have the right ingredients and right tools (cooking pot) there is nothing complicated in it. There are three main ingredients to get...

Sorrel Soup With Hard-Boiled Eggs (Photo Recipe)

October 28, 2015
Today we will prepare one of mine all times favorite soup - Sorrel soup. The idea for this blog post come out of my 365 days photo project, when everyday I'm taking some picture in Manual mode and publish it to my Flickr account. Since the strong jury didn't enjoyed my entry photo with sliced onion for day 13 I was...