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Easy recipe: stuffed eggs with salmon


This is a delicious and tasty snack that takes you only 10 min to make.

eggs stuffed with salmon

I already had a salted salmon I made at home. So, I chopped it into pieces. I boiled eggs, peeled them and cut into halves. Then I removed the yolks. I mixed the yolks with chopped salmon and homemade mayonnaise. The stuffing is ready. I stuffed the eggs and served them on green ramson leaves. That’s my easy eggs stuffed with salmon recipe.

 

Ukrainian recipes: dumplings


Making dumplings is a very traditional Ukrainian type of food. You can find other Ukrainian recipes in my blog: Borsch, Deruni, Sirniki, Trickled pastries soup. There are the famous Poltava dumplings and here is a quick and easy recipe for them.

Dumplings

dumplings recipe: ingredients

1 cup of sour milk or keffir

1 egg

1/2 tea spoon of baking soda

1/2 tea spoon of salt

Flour

Making: Ukrainian dumplings

Mix sour milk with egg and add salt and soda. Mix in the flour.

Ukrainian dumplingsAdd enough flour to mix a dough that does not stick to your hands, when you knead it.

Leave it to sit in a warm spot for half an hour.

Then you knead it again. You may have to add just a bit more of flour. You roll the dough between your palms to form a long ‘sausage’ stick out of it. Then you cut out small pieces of it. Set the water to boil, add salt throw in your Ukrainian dumplings, once it starts boiling.

Once you get them out, you can serve them hot with butter or sour cream, or you can make a sauce or a dressing for the dumplings.

I fried some chicken liver with onions to serve along with these.

Ukrainian dumplings recipe

Authentic Ukrainian dumplings recipe

Quick and healthy fruit snack recipe


This is a snack that takes only 3 min to make and it’s very healthy.

healthy fruit snack recipe

Healthy fruit snack recipe ingredients:

Pita bread

1/2 banana

1/2 orange

1 apple

1 table spoon of honey

As you may see, I just chopped all the fruits and placed them on pita. Then I put some honey on the top and rolled pita.

healthy fruit snack recipe

Done: healthy fruit snack recipe

Healthy and easy breakfast: scrambled eggs recipe with ramson


Eggs make my first choice, when it goes about cooking something fast. They make great breakfast, too. Here is a simple scrambled eggs recipe with ramson. Ramson is the first natural and organic green, we get in Ukraine. It grows wild in the woods. People gather and sell it on the market. It is a special type of onion with the garlic flavor. Very peculiar.

scrambled eggs recipe with ramson

Ingredients for scrambled eggs recipe with ramson:

4 eggs

4 tea spoons of flour

1/2 tea spoon of salt

Ramson

Making:

Separate the yolks from the egg white. Beat the yolks with the flour untill they turn white in color. Beat the egg white with the salt to form a foam. Then, gently add the egg white foam into the yolks with flour. Heat up the pan well, put a generous slice of butter and fry your scrambled eggs on it. Or, you may heat up the oven well and place eggs there to get cooked. You may chop some ramson and add into the scrambled eggs. I just served the eggs with it and added some chopped ramson into sour cabbage. So, it’s a really simple and healthy scrambled eggs recipe with ramson. Such a spring kind of breakfast.

Trickled pastries soup recipe


Ukrainian trickled pastries soup recipe is easy. You just cook regular soup. I made a chicken soup. I made a chicken broth, then added few potatoes, one carrot, one onion, some greens and made my trickled pastries.

To make them I mixed one egg with enough four to make a thick dough.

Trickled pastries soup recipe

Then, when your soup is boiling, you pick little pieces of pastry and throw them into your soup.

Here is the ready made Ukrainian trickled pastries soup:

Ukrainian trickled pastries soup

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Easy beetroot salad recipe


Here is a very healthy and easy to make beetroot salad recipe.

beetroot salad recipe
This beetroot salad is very easy.

Ingredients:

Beetroot

Garlic

Salt

Plant oil

Making of the beetroot salad:

Boil several beetroots in salty water. They have to get cooked well. You can prick them with a fork to see, if they got cooked. Then you cool them, peel them and grate the beetroots. Take few cloves of garlic and grate or press them into the salad. Pour some plant oil (I use sunflower plant oil) into your salad.

This beetroot salad is very healthy. The beetroot contains many vitamins, essential for your health. Garlic helps to clean your vessels and boosts your immune system. Plant oil contains vitamins and antioxidants in it.

There are many variations of this easy beetroot salad possible. You can add some walnuts and prunes into it. If you are not counting calories, you may add mayonnaise instead of plant oil. Here is an easy 5 min homemade mayonnaise recipe for you: https://busymomhelp.wordpress.com/2012/02/04/it-takes-5-min-to-make-your-home-mayonnaise-quick-mayonnaise-recipe/

Pastry nuts quick recipe


I have already shared this quick recipe on how to make waffles: https://busymomhelp.wordpress.com/2012/02/08/quick-and-easy-cookies-or-waffle-recipe/. You can use the same pastry to make easy pastry nuts. Here is my baking form for it:

pastry nuts recipe

Ingredietns for pastry nuts:

2 eggs

1/2 cup of sugar

3,5 ounces  of butter or margarin

4 ounces of sour cream or keffir

Baking soda 1/2 of tea spoon

A bit of salt

3 cups of flour

Optional:

A handfull of walnuts or/and raisins

For this quick pastry nuts recipe should melt the butter (I do it in microwave) and mix it up with eggs, baking soda, sugar and sour cream. Then you add flour. It should be as a thick cream. Too soft to handle with fingers. But Ok to take withe spoon.

baked nutsHere are your pastry nuts.

Chocolate spoon cake recipe


This was the first time I heard about and made some chocolate spoon cake. Here is where I founds it recipe: http://www.chefdehome.com/Recipes/80/Chocolate%20Spoon%20Cake.

And, here is the result of my first cooking experiment with this recipe:

chocolate spoon cake

I do not have special forms for baking it. So, I made one largerchocolate spoon cake in a ceramicmortar. It worked quite well for this type of cake, as the mortar is thick, which prevents the spoon cake from being burnt.

My chocolate spoon cake turn out alright. It is delicious, sweet, but unfortunately pretty high in calories.