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pickled preserves

Traditional Polish pickled cucumbers

These traditional Polish pickled cucumbers in brine are a short term fermented side dish that normally is prepered during summer period. Full of bold flavors and fragrant. Instructions: Traditional Polish pickled cucumbers * For this recipe you need to look for cucumbers with protrusions over the skin, not the smooth ones. Sterilize glass jars with […]

vegetables

Millet tabbouleh – fresh millet salad

Today I would like to reccomend this millet tabbouleh which is a fresh millet salad. For those who do not know tabbouleh, it is a Levantine vegetarian salad served as an appetizer at the beginning of the meal. While the original recipe requires use of bulgur there are many varieties that allow to use rice, […]

sandwiches

Super light sandwich with ricotta and cucumber

An idea for an easy peasy sandwich with ricotta cheese and fresh cucumber. A mix of light and delicious flavors between Italian ricotta, thinly sliced cucumber, lemon zest and pink peppercorns is just mouthwatering. Inspiration found on a book of Polish cuisine. Instructions: Super light sandwich with ricotta and cucumber Peel the cucumber and using […]

Fish

Cod burger with spicy sauce and cucumber

Easy and fast cod burger with fresh cucumber and a slightly spicy sauce. Delicious and satisfying. Cod burger with spicy sauce and cucumber Rate this recipe 1 2 3 4 5 1 ratings Prep Time: 20 minutes Cook Time: 15 minutes Total Time: 35 minutes Category: second course Cuisine: pescetarian Author: B S Servings:  6 […]

legumes

Fresh mixed salad with chickpeas and feta

With the arrival of the summer heat there is nothing better than a nice fresh mixed salad with chickpeas and feta. It is rich in fresh flavors from cucumber and tomato and full of nutritious ingredients such as green olives, Greek feta cheese and chickpeas. This salad is perfect as a side dish or for […]

vegetables

Tomato and melon savory salad

Easy, fast and fresh summer tomato and melon savory salad with cucumber and fresh basil. Brought together by a tasty salty sauce that breaks the sweetness of the melon and makes this salad fragrant and delicious. Instructions: Tomato and melon savory salad Cut the melon in half and remove all seeds. Remove the skin from […]

vegetables

Tzatziki sauce in my home

Tzatziki sauce can be used as an appetizer or a side dish. It’s a very simple and refreshing recipe created with yogurt, garlic and cucumbers. Here is a recipe that I usually make at our home and it is inspired by original Greek recipe. Instructions tzatziki sauce Wash and peel the cucumbers. Grate them into […]

sandwiches

Latticed cucumber sandwich

The latticed cucumber sandwich is a variation of the classic English appetizer. It is prepared with the addition of balsamic vinegar and Worcestershire sauce into the cream cheese. This creates a delicious and flavorful spread that goes perfectly with fresh cucumbers. The latticed decoration made with thin slices of cucumber is easy to prepare, just […]