Thai Tom Yum

"If you've lost your appetite today, I think I have it!" I meant appetite for delicious food, prepared with lots of love and attention. I love how greeks say "food is love". I think this could be applicable to so many nations or individual people, who actually think what they eat and appreciate the new … Continue reading Thai Tom Yum

Tagliatelle with chanterelles

"Life is a combination of magic and pasta" Federico Fellini I love good pasta once in a while. If I had a better metabolism, I swear I would  be loving it so much more often. Yet once I indulge in it, I like it with all the essentials - a bit of butter, cheese, creamy … Continue reading Tagliatelle with chanterelles

Cream of carrot ginger soup

"Soup is just a way of screwing you out of a meal!" -Jay Leno Jay Leno may be right, but I don't mind, if the soup that screws you out of a meal is good! 'Tis the season! I'm not talking about the upcoming Spring unfortunately. Everyone around seems to be falling for flu. With the … Continue reading Cream of carrot ginger soup

Barley soup with dried mushrooms

It's not a diet! It's called eating healthy!'Tis the season! Days are getting shorter and the air crispier. It is the beginning of November and I can't help but notice how commercial Christmas is becoming - lights and decorations are already out in some of the stores. I guess it is human nature to do … Continue reading Barley soup with dried mushrooms

Spicy beet soup with salmon balls

"Women belong in the kitchen. Men belong in the kitchen. Everyone belongs in the kitchen. The kitchen has food!" Last weekend was mostly about food - reading, googling, grocery shopping and - in fact - cooking. When preparing for a dinner party if anyone becomes concerned that it would be too much work for one person to … Continue reading Spicy beet soup with salmon balls

Garlic sauce/ marinade/ relish. In other words – Česnakinė!

"Tomatoes and oregano make it Italian. Wine and tarragon make it French. Sour cream makes it Russian. Lemon and cinnamon make it Greek. Soy sauce makes it Chinese. Garlic makes it GOOD!" Alice May Brock  And another one - "There is no such thing as a little garlic" . This post is dedicated to one … Continue reading Garlic sauce/ marinade/ relish. In other words – Česnakinė!