Hi guys! As you know my blog was nominated as a finalist for Cucina Blog Award 2018 and I can’t tell how happy and exited I am! First of all I want to say my big “thank you!” to all of you for your votes, kind messages and support! You are truly amazing! Just a few days left before the ceremony and I can’t wait to meet all the beautiful people at the event in Milan. Meanwhile as a thank you I want to share this beautiful Rhubarb Upside-Down cake recipe. I hope you will like it!

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There is nothing better on a cold winter day than a hot wholesome soup. I love cooking soups especially during colder months. Mushroom soup, cauliflower cream soup and borsch (beet soup) are my favourite. I wanted to share this recipe of Roasted cauliflower and chickpea soup because we need to survive until the spring, right? And what is the best way to do it? Right, cooking and eating comforting food. I made this soup with a kale pesto and I think it’s pretty cool to combine two kinds of plants of the cabbage family (cauliflower and kale) in one meal. I hope you will like it too!

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When Anya (golubkakitchen.com) sent me a message that she would like to send me a copy of her new published cookbook “Simply Vibrant” I was very exited because I loved her blog for a many years since I only started my food journey. Anya makes beautiful and in the same time simple food which is mostly vegan and plant based. I love her clever ideas about the cooking process and ingredients combinations! Although I am not a vegan I like cooking vegan friendly food and finding unusual substitutions for basic ingredients. So there are a lot of  reasons why I have put “Simply Vibrant” cookbook on my kitchen bookshelf.

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I often face a question – where to find inspiration? I always say that I don’t need to search for it because all the most beautiful had been created by nature. I just need to go to farmer’s market and buy some seasonal goodies. I was wondering for a while what to cook with beautiful blood oranges which are on season right now and just then I bought a bunch of beautiful pink rhubarb and got the answer. A dessert! A crumble!

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When it comes to my favourite quick lunch I would probably say Shakshuka. This dish is very easy to make, it has a lot of variations so you can use the ingredients you have in your fridge.
I’ve tried to cook this dish with different combinations of ingredients: with olives, capers, anchovy, with sweet pepper, etc. but I always come back to this simple variation with blue cheese addition, so I can say this is my ultimate shakshuka recipe. I would be happy to hear about your shakshuka recipe too!

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These crepes are not only very attractive but also are so simple to make that I actually made them using just one hand and holding my baby in another one. These crepes make an excellent quick lunch or breakfast. They’re also one of my favourite options for the kids’ lunches.
I love spinach because it is an excellent source of vitamin K, zinc, folic acid, magnesium, iron, calcium and vitamin C. Should I tell more?

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I was thinking on my Christmas menu the other day and I knew that roasted vegetables are a must. As for me roasted vegetables are never boring, but still I wanted to emphasise their taste and juiciness. So it was clear that I have to think about a dip.
I love pesto. I simply love mixing my pasta with good homemade pesto and I have a good meal for dinner. Pesto and vegetables are great combination as well and I also love how does it look together on the table. I love parsley for it’s sweetness and strong flavour, and I was wondering which kind of nuts can I add to make it play. Read More

Since I was a little girl I always loved making cookies with my mum. Now I enjoy making cookies with my kids. Winter holidays are the best excuse for making all sorts of cookies every day. I don’t know how many I already made but who counts when your home smells deliciously, the kids are happy and you always have something sweet to compliment your cup of tea.

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Hi everyone! While one of the busiest month of the year has just started I want to help some of you who is still deciding on your Christmas dinner menu. I will share my variations for side dishes along with the tips about cooking for the festive dinner, time saving and some secrets from my personal experience.
Today I want to share with you this easy to make but wholesome and beautiful salad which goes good with red meat as well as with chicken and look good on the festive table.
Parsnips are not so popular as carrots, but I love them for their delicate flavour and sweetness. Roasted with coriander they have earthy flavour which goes great with the lentils! Crispy apples add texture and halloumi make it work all together good. You can try to use oranges instead lemons for the dressing as well.

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Here we are – a little bit more until the magic begins. Christmas is the most wonderful time of the year, I have no doubts about it. I already am listening to all the Christmas songs on repeat and thinking on the festive dinner menu.

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