Stuffed Peppers Romanian Style

Traditional Romanian style stuffed peppers, loaded with a mix of ground pork and rice, served with sour cream.

Another recipe that I grew up with and of which I am still fond of up to this day are stuffed peppers. Like all the other dishes my mom used to make when I was home, this one was almost abused to death, took me several years of steaks and fast food to finally forget about all those moments when I was afraid to ask what’s for dinner because I could almost sense stuffed peppers would be the answer. 

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Curry salmon with jasmine rice and saffron

Salmon Curry with Jasmine Rice

Finally another recipe for my seafood category. I am picky about the way my fish is cooked to be honest but lately I have been enjoying Indian cuisine a lot and I figured, maybe I could combine some of the amazing flavors and spices present in various 

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Easy to make stew of Russian origin

Beef and Mushroom Stroganoff

One of the easiest stew recipes out there, Stroganoff has its origins in mid 19th century Russia but it was a much simpler dish then it is today. People make Stroganoff from anything you can think of, starting with beef and going through every sort of other 

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Delicious appetizer that you can make at home in very little time

Three Cheese and Mushroom Dip

One of my favorite dishes whenever we go out is the cheese dip. I am so hooked up on appetizers in general that some times I just like to combine a couple of them into a full meal but cheese dip will always be a part of 

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Delicious appetizer ready within 20 minutes that will impress your party guests

Fiery Grilled Shrimp

If you don’t care much about shrimp but you own a BBQ then you are in luck, we are about to change your whole seafood perspective using just one simple recipe.

Easy to make meatballs with amazing Asian flavors,

Grilled Vietnamese Meatballs

Asian food is my favorite but sometimes the same old ginger chicken, beef and broccoli or chicken balls tend to get old really fast which is usually the time when I start looking into my pantry for some ideas that might give me a better experience than 

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A twist on an all time Chinese classic, Gong Bao with pork instead of chicken but with the same amazing taste

Gong Bao (Pork with Peanuts)

I am very fond of Asian recipes, especially those part of Chinese and Japanese cuisine. Unfortunately, here in Calgary, most recipes are “Westernized”, pretty boring and drowned in soy sauce or broth of some kind… or maybe I just haven’t found the right restaurant yet. During the 

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The ultimate in healthy, if you don't count the bread

Quail Eggs Crostini

Crostini (meaning “little toasts” in Italian) are an Italian appetizer consisting of small slices of grilled or toasted bread and toppings. You can use all sorts of cheese, meats and vegetables or you can make it into a bruschetta, just olive oil and herbs. However if you 

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A great apéritif, Negroni is made from gin, vermouth and bitter and it is an IBA Official Cocktail.


“While the drink’s origins are unknown, the most widely reported account is that it was invented in Florence, Italy in 1919, at Caffè Casoni, ex Caffè Giacosa, now called Caffè Cavalli. Count Camillo Negroni invented it by asking the bartender, Fosco Scarselli, to strengthen his favorite cocktail, 

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Easy to make roasted potato mix with lots of other goodies perfect side dish for... anything.

Paprika and Balsamic Roasted Potatoes

I have been trying to get this roasted potato recipe the way I wanted for quite some time but the perfect side dish eluded me until now. You would think something as simple as potatoes could not present any challenge for a seasoned cook. Fortunately I am 

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The best combination of fruits and veggies in this perfect for summer salad

Kiwi and Watermelon Salad

I don’t know if I said this before but, I really like salads. I am not a vegetarian or vegan or whatever these guys call themselves but somehow I always had a weakness for a good salad.