• VEGETARIAN AND VEGAN

    Mascarpone and Tomato Individual Tarts (for two)

    This Mascarpone and Tomato Tart is perfect as an appetizer, especially if you are that kind of person that likes savory dishes. You can make tarts so easily, when you are in a rush you can use store-bought pastry. Then, you add the rest of the ingredients for the tart, and you have a beautiful dessert or an individual savory dish. 🙂 Ingredients: 1 sheet of puff pastry 10 cherry tomatoes, sliced 1 tablespoon of fresh dill 1 tablespoon of fresh chives 100 g of mascarpone cheese at room temperature salt and pepper 1/2 a teaspoon of an infused oil (I used chili olive oil) Slice the tomatoes and leave…

  • MISCELLANEOUS

    Yummly Publisher Account

    I wanted to let you know that I am also on Yummly. I made an account and if you have too, you can share my recipes there as well, if you want. Yummly is a great source of inspiration for any kind of recipe, so go check them out. 🙂 This one is my profile on Yummly if you want to see my recipes. (http://www.yummly.com/page/booksandlavender) You can easily share my recipes by clicking on the Yum button. Thanks. 🙂  

  • DIPS, DRESSINGS AND MARINADES

    Black Garlic Hummus

    If you want to try a different kind of hummus, try this Black Garlic Hummus on toast or with veggie sticks. You will be surprised. I love Hummus very much, I love it on toast, on a wrap, with some veggies or breadsticks. It’s my favorite spread and because of that, I make it very often. Today I tried something different, we have some black garlic and I wanted to see how it would turn out, and it is really good. 🙂 Health benefits of black garlic: helps lower the cholesterol decrease the risk of cancer offers protection against infections high in antioxidants This recipe is almost exactly like this one, the only…

  • HOMEMADE SPICES AND CONDIMENTS

    Homemade Greek Seasoning

    If you haven’t tried making seasonings at home, this is a good place to start. Make this Homemade Greek Seasoning and you will not buy it again. It’s so much fun making homemade spices and blends – at least for me. Ingredients: 2 teaspoons of dried rosemary 3 teaspoons of garlic powder 2 teaspoons of onion flakes 2 teaspoons of dried thyme 2 teaspoons of dried basil 2 teaspoons of dried dill 3 teaspoons of dried oregano 2 teaspoons of dried parsley 1/2 a teaspoon of cinnamon 1 teaspoon of salt flakes 1/2 a teaspoon of nutmeg 1 teaspoon of ground pepper Mix every ingredient and pour them into an…

  • Turkey Meatballs with Roasted Peppers
    MAIN COURSE

    Turkey Meatballs in Roasted Red Pepper Sauce

    This Turkey Meatballs with Roasted Peppers dish is a great dinner idea, and it freezes really good, so you can make a big batch and use it when you don’t have time to cook. Ingredients: 500 g of minced turkey meat 800 g of roasted pepper 50 g of peas 1 slice of bread 1 egg 100 ml of milk 1/2 a teaspoon of salt 1/4 of a teaspoon of pepper 1 tablespoon of dill 1 onion 2 carrots 1 stalk of celery 2 cloves of garlic Soften the bread in 100 ml of milk, slice the carrots and the celery, chop the onion and garlic. You can chop the…

  • Focaccia with Whole-wheat Flour
    BREADS AND BAKED GOODS

    Focaccia with Whole-wheat Flour

    This is a tasty Focaccia with Whole-wheat Flour that’s super easy to make and perfect for almost any meal. Ingredients: 400 g whole-wheat flour 1 sachet dry yeast 1 teaspoon sugar one teaspoon salt 250 ml lukewarm water sliced olives rosemary, oregano, basil 1 tablespoon olive oil dried tomatoes In a glass, measure the lukewarm water, then mix in the yeast and the sugar and let the mixture rise for 10 minutes. In a big bowl, sift the flour and salt. Add the yeast mixture and 1 tablespoon of olive oil. Work very well the dough and when the dough is formed, move it to a plain clean surface and work…