Tag: appetizer

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 

Russian Salad with Ham Vegetables and Mayonnaise

Russian Salad with Ham Vegetables and Mayonnaise

This Russian salad is a very popular recipe in Bulgaria and Eastern Europe. It is also called Olivier salad. I know how to prepare it ever since I was a child and I’ve been making it my entire life. Bulgarians make it yearlong for birthday 

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, 

Roasted Eggplant and Pepper Dip (Gluten Free and Vegan)

Roasted Eggplant and Pepper Dip (Gluten Free and Vegan)

Every time I see an eggplant I instantly think of this roasted eggplant and pepper dip. It is very popular in Bulgaria and it is usually served as an appetizer or on top of a freshly baked bread. It is called Kyopolou. I personally associate 

Zucchini Roll (Gluten Free and Low Carb)

Zucchini Roll (Gluten Free and Low Carb)

Zucchini is one of my favorite vegetables. This gluten free and low carb zucchini roll is just one of my favorite ways to eat them. In this blog post I’m guiding you with step by step pictures to show you how can you make it