Month: June 2017

Chicken in pastry

Chicken in pastry

I have to admit that I adore cooking ethnic food from other countries, but when it comes to traditional Albanian food, the one I grew up with  I get sooo excited. Even though I got the recipe from my mom, my dish did not taste even nearly like my mom’s and […]

Avocado egg toast

Avocado egg toast

One of the questions I hear almost every day in my house is : ”What’s for dinner?” Especially in summer that question is tricky, since no one in my family wants to eat a heavy dinner nor go to bed without eating, so finding the […]

Carrot cupcakes with cream cheese frosting

Carrot cupcakes with cream cheese frosting

I have prepared these cupcakes for my son’s birthday and this year was his 10’th anniversary (yes, they do grow very fast). Usually, when organizing birthday parties I have noticed that cupcakes are a real success and that’s why I chose to bake some for […]

Zebra Cake

Zebra Cake

My son’s school was organizing  ” The School Food Fair” as they do every year. Last year I’ve made a strawberry cheesecake which was literally a success among his friends, so this year I thought I cannot disappoint him either. That’s why I chose the Zebra cake, […]

Fruit leather

Fruit leather

I have seen this recipe for the fist time at Weelicious from Catherine McCord. She has been and will be an inspiration to me. I love her healthy lifestyle and lunchbox ideas for the kids. I am obsessed with the lunchbox idea and I always prepare the food […]

Falafel

Falafel

Usually our Saturday or Sunday lunches are a little more complicated  from what we have during week days, sure because I have more time to spend with cooking and I am a bit more relaxed. This Sunday i chose to make some falafels which we […]

Hummus and baba ganoush

Hummus and baba ganoush

During weekends I have more time to spend to the kitchen and usually we try to cook ethnic food from other countries. Years before, we were used to cook those traditional recipes that are time consuming and that cannot be cooked during week days. Last weekend […]

My spices, my passion

My spices, my passion

In this post I am not going to publish any recipe, instead I want to share the spices I use more or less in my dishes. In Albania, we have had a lot of deficiencies in culinary prospective, maybe affected from the communist regimen we’ve […]


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