April 14, 2019

If only you could see the sky today! Its vibrant blue colour with white flaky clouds is so beautiful and romantic. These are not the angry winter clouds, ready to burst all their sadness on top of you... no-no... They have been replaced by new, playful and cheerful one...

March 26, 2019

Hello Spring! Hello, the Sun and the noisy birds! I wish I could steal a little piece of the Sun so that it stays inside of me forever. Luckily, nature has created delicious and sunny mangos and bananas, which are full of vitamins, nutrients and lots of warmth from the...

January 2, 2019

New Year is not a new year if I do not come home. One of the reasons is the special, festive spirit. New Year in Russia is like Christmas in Western Europe and even more. It is celebrated with a big family, huge New Year tree presents and lots of love. Every year the R...

December 9, 2018

I have to confess that for many years I had been completely disinterested in nuts simply because I did not know how important and valuable they are for our bodies... but today I eat nuts every single day. My favorite ones are pine nuts and Brazilian nuts. I buy pine nu...

October 28, 2018

For centuries bats have been widely associated with something supernatural and mysterious. They are one of the main icons of Halloween and represent the dark side of our world (or in case of bats better to say, the dark side of the moon). Multiple stories and tales fea...

October 9, 2018

I love fresh, delicious bread so much...! mainly because I love making toasts. Living in France, I also came across the yummiest sweet bread with dry apricots and figs. French often eat it with cheese and foie gras. And even though I almost never eat either of the two,...

August 26, 2018

You might have noticed that in the last few months I have been consistently trying to switch to healthier food and am now very picky when it comes to choosing ingredients. Usually, there are two reasons why people do that: to improve health or to preserve health. In my...

March 25, 2018

I am one of those people who believe you should eat everything that makes you happy. If your tummy and mind are happy, then your whole body is happy too and your smile will never leave your face. Just a few years ago my life was filled with cow milk, beef stakes, sausa...

August 6, 2017

As you might have already noticed my choice of ingredients is often influenced by Iberian peninsula cooking traditions. I love to discover new things and look for inspiration both in Spain and Portugal... Two summers ago we spent our holidays in a lovely and tiny villa...

July 5, 2017

What is summer for you?. For me, it is happiness and hope! It comes in a form of silly daises and juicy, sweet figs... I was not planning to bake this cake and had no occasion, but fresh figs are so tempting and delicious... sadly they appear on the market only for a f...

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