Weekend Meal: Mushroom Penne Pasta

This is something that can be done under 30 minutes and tastes amazing! It is a penne pasta with portobello mushrooms and bacon in tomato four cheese sauce sprinkled with mozzarella cheese. You can switch it up, add more ingredients or change the kind of sauce you want to use, but this specific combination has…

Sunday cooking -Baked vegetables with cheese

This dish is perfect for fall, I cook it for every family occasion and it in fact became my “signature dish”. I may even cook it for Thanksgiving. It was inspired by Ratatouille but without zucchini and it includes a lot of cheese. Time – 30 minutes Portions – 4 -6 Ingredients: 1 big or…

French Onion Soup

Every fall I get this strong craving for soup. I want something filling, hot, spicy and yet delicious that keeps me warm and make me feel cozy at home, even before the weather gets cold. This recipe for the French onion soup does exactly that, plus it is easy to make and it uses basic…

Chilli with Nachos – Easy Dinner

I first heard about this dish from my mom who found it in some Russian magazine. There are many variations of this dish, from soup-like chilli that is sold in many restaurants and coffee places like Tim Horton’s (and tastes great with fresh bun and butter on the side) to other forms. This one is…

Easy tomato bisque with basil

This soup takes 20 minutes to make, uses basic ingredients and it tastes so good that my husband who does not like soups, ate 2 bowls of it really fast 🙂 This soup makes a perfect dinner or lunch, really healthy and smells amazing. Ingredients (4 servings) 3 cups of water Salt 1 cup of…

Fried potatoes with mushrooms

Side dishes are underrated and unrecognized. Some of them, like this one, take about 15 minutes or less in 7 easy steps and are so tasty that they can definitely steal the spotlight! These fried potatoes with mushrooms can go well with some fried or grilled sausages, chicken or any other meat or fish, as…

Flatbread Pizza – ready in 10 minutes

Time: 10 minutes Serves 2 (if the flat bread is small) Ingredients: flat bread Italian seasoning slices of pepperoni or salami or other Italian sausages 1/2 of roaster pepper (optional) – cut in small pieces Parmesan cheese (in crumbles) Other shredded cheese (I used Mozzarella) Fresh basil or parsley Olive oil Instructions Heat up your…

Marinated Roasted Pork

This is the easiest meal ever. It was the first time I made it and my husband and I ate the whole thing under 15 minutes! If you are expecting more than 2 people for dinner I recommend making a few of these. The recipe here allows you to create a pork roast that has…