Russian Potato Salad (Olivier)

Classic creamy Russian potato salad (Olivier), made with mayonnaise and vegetables. Rich, tasty side meal salad to any meat or fish. Can also be made with bacon. Traditional easy family recipe from my family to yours.  Flavorful, rich Potato salad with carrots, ham (or…

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Homemade Apple Cinnamon Linden Tea

Fresh homemade linden flower & leaves tea with apple chips, topped with gentle cinnamon infusion. Easy, from scratch everyday tea to kick-start your day.  When I was growing up, my grandma used to make homemade team with ingredients she collected and dried out in…

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Creamy Roasted Cauliflower Rosemary Soup

Creamy roasted cauliflower soup, enhanced by rich rosemary flavor – it’s a one stop delight for the senses. Feels like a restaurant – like expensive meal, no cheese required. Can be made vegan (with coconut milk) and/or no cream. If you have been around…

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Russian Pancakes – Blini

Blini, or Russian crepes (pancakes) are a highly popular breakfast dish that can be enjoyed with both sweet and savory filling (it’s up to you) . An authentic family recipe from my Russian grandma’s cookbook.  Being half Russian, but lived in Moscow only as…

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Easy Christmas Candy Train (for Kids)

Easy Homemade Christmas candy train, made from biscuits – perfect for little kids to make with you. Made with store-bought ingredients (biscuits & candies) and homemade royal icing. Easy, fun and magical DIY Christmas project with/for children. From scratch Gingerbread Christmas train option included…

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