Tag: appetizer

Bulgarian White Bean Soup (The Way My Husband Likes It)

Bulgarian White Bean Soup (The Way My Husband Likes It)

My husband loves to eat Bulgarian white bean soup, but only if I prepare it the way he likes it. The traditional Bulgarian bean soup contains peppers, tomatoes carrots and onions. My husband likes his soup only with beans and onions. If add any other 

Easy Refrigerator Pickled Vegetables (No Sterilizing)

Easy Refrigerator Pickled Vegetables (No Sterilizing)

Ever since I was a child, we prepare these easy refrigerator pickled vegetables in my family. We make them few days before big winter holidays like Christmas and New Year. We serve them along with other appetizers on our festive table. This recipe is very 

Easy Sheet Pan Soup with Cauliflower and Corn

Easy Sheet Pan Soup with Cauliflower and Corn

This easy sheet pan soup is delicious and made with seasonal vegetables. You are going to need one large sheet pan and a high-speed blender to prepare it. First you mix some spices. Then you sprinkle them over cauliflower florets, corn, shallots and garlic. Place 

Easy Roasted Carrots with Carrot Tops Pesto

Easy Roasted Carrots with Carrot Tops Pesto

These easy roasted carrots could be a delicious appetizer or a side dish for any occasion. I’m definitely adding them to my Thanksgiving menu. Don’t they look good? I can assure you that they taste even better. I cooked the carrots in a mixture of 

Salad with Roasted Fall Vegetables and Citrus Dressing

Salad with Roasted Fall Vegetables and Citrus Dressing

In this blog post I have a recipe for a delicious, seasonal salad with roasted fall vegetables. It is the perfect appetizer for your Thanksgiving table. This is not a boring salad. I seasoned a sweet potato cubes, corn and cauliflower florets with a dash 

Eggplant Dip with Chickpeas Walnuts and Turmeric

Eggplant Dip with Chickpeas Walnuts and Turmeric

This eggplant dip with chickpeas, walnuts and turmeric is so delicious and nutritious. You can serve it as an appetizer, snack or a side dish. Sometimes I even use this dip to make a fast lunch. I spread some of this eggplant and chickpea mixture 

Authentic Baba Ganoush (Eggplant and Tahini Dip)

Authentic Baba Ganoush (Eggplant and Tahini Dip)

I love to prepare this authentic baba ganoush recipe. It is the most delicious combination of charred eggplants, tahini, lemon, garlic and olive oil. You can serve this yummy dip as an appetizer, snack or a side dish. It goes great with pita bread or 

French Riviera Salad (My Interpretation of the Niçoise Salad)

French Riviera Salad (My Interpretation of the Niçoise Salad)

In this blog post I’m offering you my own interpretation of the French Riviera salad. Since it is coming from Nice It is also known as Niçoise salad. I’ve seen many different takes on this delicious salad. Even the French chefs cannot agree on the 

Pretzel Bites with Beer and Cheese (Bonus Sauce Recipe)

Pretzel Bites with Beer and Cheese (Bonus Sauce Recipe)

These pretzel bites with beer and cheese are the perfect party food. You can serve them for a game night, birthday, family gathering or any other occasion. They are filled with Cheddar cheese that melts in your mouth when they are warm. These little bites 

Crispy Okra in an Air Fryer (Keto, Gluten Free)

Crispy Okra in an Air Fryer (Keto, Gluten Free)

II’ve created the recipe for crispy okra in an air fryer when we came back from this year’s vacation. During our last trip we ate so much deep fried and breaded foods. We needed to have something healthier and nourishing. That is why I decided 

Mini Pastries with Phyllo Dough and Feta (Video)

Mini Pastries with Phyllo Dough and Feta (Video)

I prepare these mini pastries with phyllo dough and feta at least once a month. The recipe is inspired from a national Bulgarian dish called banitsa. I have to tell you that if I have a final meal wish it would be banitsa. Every Bulgarian 

Baby Eggplant Salad with Lemon Tahini Dressing

Baby Eggplant Salad with Lemon Tahini Dressing

I’ve created this baby eggplant salad with lemon tahini dressing after a trip to a local farmer’s market. I fell in love with these beautiful baby eggplants. Once I bought them, I started thinking of creative ways to cook them. I thought of the lemon,