High-carb diet

Espresso (or filter coffee) Brownies

This brownie version has the perfect balance between the coffee bitterness of espresso and the sweetness of dark chocolate. Each bite envelops the palate with a velvety texture and leaves behind a long, rich coffee-chocolate aftertaste. It also has a hint of earthiness from the cocoa and a slight caramel undertone from the sugar, a …

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Turkish Hummus with yogurt

Traditional hummus is made primarily from chickpeas, tahini, olive oil and lemon juice. The Turkish version of hummus, on the other hand, often incorporates a wider range of ingredients and flavors. Unlike other variants, which are often served cold, Turkish hummus can be served warm, often topped with toppings such as pastrami (basturma, beef jerky) …

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Matcha Brownies

I’ve had chocolate-free brownies, blondies and even ginger brownies on my blog before. But this time I wanted to go even further away from the classic and familiar flavors and make matcha brownies. As you can easily guess these brownies contain matcha powder. It’s a green tea powder originally from China, although today it’s more …

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Roasted Red Bell Pepper Pesto

Roasted pepper pesto is a sophisticated and creative interpretation of the traditional Italian pesto sauce. While classic pesto is a chopped mix of basil, olive oil, parmesan cheese, garlic and pine nuts, in this recipe we go a completely different route. I use a mixture of parsley and basil here, but the parsley plays the …

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Chicken Tocino: Caramelized Chicken with Pineapple Juice

In the Philippines, this dish is traditionally made with pork, most often pork belly, resulting in a fatty, rich and very flavorful dish. The chicken version offers a lighter alternative, with little or no sacrifice to the distinctive flavor. Toquino is a sweet and savory dish that belongs to Filipino cuisine and is especially popular …

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Smothered Turkey Wings

Immerse yourself in the history and culinary origins of the American South with the recipe for “Turkey Wings Braised and Baked in Sauce”. This dish is one of the bright representatives of soul food cuisine – the traditional cuisine of African Americans in the southern states of the USA. The tradition of stewing meat in …

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Mexican Spaghetti Pasta

Mexican Pasta is a delicious and filling dish that combines the best of Italian and Mexican cuisines. Its versatility and numerous variations allow it to be adapted to various preferences. The history of this dish is a fascinating blend of culinary influences. Pasta was introduced in Mexico during the Spanish colonization, and the use of …

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