Author: Crazycucumber

Carrot cake with sour cream frosting. Gluten-free recipe.

Our family’s all-time favourite Carrot Cake. A moist and flavourful, loaded with grated carrot, dried fruits and nuts. Blackstrap molasses working so good here. It gives super moist texture and makes the taste richer. The sour cream frosting is a tangy, light and airy. This time I decided to skip […]

Spanish Black Seafood Rice (Paella Negra)

A truly mouth-watering black Paella (or Arroz Negro) cooked with squid ink and loaded with juicy seafood. You will love this magic combination and the delicate flavour of the sea. I first fell in love with squid ink several years ago when tasted a plate of homemade black risotto in […]

Sabich. Iconic Israeli vegetarian sandwich.

The winter is just around the corner. Do you prepare for a winter getaway, guys? Good to know that summer is coming to the northern hemisphere. If you are still here, take a journey to my post and discover this iconic street food from Tel Aviv which has won my […]

2-ingredient flatbread in minutes. So yummy with garlic ​butter!

This 2-ingredient flatbread is simple to make, quick to cook and tastes delicious served straight from the pan with your favourite soup, stew or shakshuka. Brush the flatbreads all over with garlic butter and you will get garlic naan-style flatbread, the perfect side for any Indian or Middle Eastern meal.

Seriosly ​Delicious Caramelized Pear and Gorgonzola Salad.

Just noticed that my blog looks like I have a high-carb diet during the last month) But actually not, this is just weekend treats. I started to go to the swimming pool and eating mostly salads. Hope you like this pear salad, my fave dinner for the last few weeks.Caramelized […]

Blood orange crepes Suzette.

Retro classic with a little twist. Crepes Suzette is a famous French dessert, crepe soaked in the orange-infused butter sauce and later flambéed. You can make this amazing dessert in your kitchen. 

Salmon and Avocado Dutch Baby Pancake.

Dutch Baby, also known as a German pancake, is a large pancake with amazing texture, crispy on the outside, soft on the inside, airy and puffy. It’s the perfect partner for salmon, avocado, dill and crème fraîche. I would recommend to double the ingredients and make two pancakes, just because this […]

Easy Blueberry Frangipane Galette.

As you know, I’m a big fan of French Galette. It’s quick, easy and versatile. A galette is a French pastry similar to a tart or a pie, it’s essentially pastry dough wrapped over a filling. These crunchy edges, they are absolutely delicious. You can create thousands and thousands of […]

How to make labneh cheese from scratch.

Bring a little sunshine into your weekend with this delicious labneh breakfast served with fresh berries, natural New Zealand honey, nuts, and edible flowers. Thick, tart, and creamy, this yogurt-like cheese, can be used for both savory and sweet dishes. A few months ago I shared the recipe of Mediterranean-style […]

Melon and Cucumber Gazpacho. Vegan recipe.

During the hot days of summer, there’s no better way to cool off than with a refreshing bowl of melon and cucumber gazpacho. The recipe is super easy!Blitz in the blender: 1 small melon (peeled, seeded, chopped), 1/2 of telegraph cucumber (seeded, chopped), 2 tablespoons chopped red onion, a few […]

HelloFresh for a bu​s​y mom.

I’d like to share with you my experience with HelloFresh, a new meal kit service. A few months ago my friend recommended me to try HelloFresh, he knows me and how much I love fresh food. HelloFresh delivers a box full of simply delicious dinners right to your door. There […]

Smoky Vegetable Salad with Spicy Chicken. GF recipe.

Enjoy this delicious summer salad bursting with flavors of the Middle East and Ethiopia. Smoky tender char-grilled vegetables, nutty chickpea, perfumed preserved lemon, and fragrant herbs. The salad served with a super tender grilled chicken breast, pre-marinated in spicy Ethiopian Mamia’s sauce. Chickpea. A few months ago I had a […]

Ricotta, Preserved Lemon, and Zucchini Sourdough Toast.

Just returned from Sydney. And yes, we had blast! Sydney is a food paradise, or rather healthy food paradise. Mountains of delicious fresh salads in the cafe cabinet, luscious smoothie bowls, finest seafood on seafood markets, sweet and juicy fruits (cheap lychee, xoxo). Vegetarian food is everywhere, and all our […]

Limoncello Panna Cotta with Burnt Lemon Syrup (gelatine-free recipe)

Enjoy this refreshing summer dessert. Limoncello works beautifully in desserts, creating a bright, summery citrus flavour. Limoncello is a sweet Italian liqueur with fresh lemon, citrus flavour that is well balanced between sweetness and alcohol. Panna cotta, a molded chilled dessert popular throughout Italy, is easy to make and can […]

Mind-blowing Summer dessert that takes less than 10 minutes.

Mind-blowing summer dessert that take less than 10 minutes. Don’t miss a chance to indulge your family with this delicious classic dessert. Cut the strawberries, drizzle with honey/syrup or sprinkle with a little powdered sugar. Drizzle with some good quality balsamic vinegar ( real Modena balsamic is so good👌) and marinate […]

Sparkling Rose Water and Raspberry Lemonade (No refined sugar)

Summer is the perfect time to discover new flavor combinations. All these fresh fruits, berries, aromatic herbs and flowers from a garden, this is a pure inspiration. Add a floral touch to your favourite lemonade: easy and refreshing, it gives a twist to your drink thanks to rose water. Made with […]