Tag Archives: Breakfast

BUTTERMILK PANCAKES WITH APPLES

  There’s nothing better than to start your day with warm and fluffy pancakes. These pancakes are a real special treat at our house on weekend mornings. Making pancakes from scratch is much easier than many people think. This basic recipe is super simple, but adding apples to it makes the pancakes super irresistible. Of… Continue reading »

UKRAINIAN WHEAT BERRY PUDDING (KUTIA)

This Wheat Berry Pudding is a traditional Ukrainian Christmas dish, also known as Kutia. Ukrainian Orthodox Christians celebrate the birth of Jesus on January 7th. Merry Ukrainian Christmas everyone! :)Traditionally, they would attend overnight church service, and feast on Christmas day, singing carols and eating Kutia.  No Santa Clause on Christmas, and no gifts!  I’ve also read that… Continue reading »

PYROGIES WITH FRUIT (Вареники)

I hope you’re all enjoying your summer. I know I am. This summer, so far has been very eventful for my family. We were all very excited about my sister’s upcoming wedding and enjoyed every step of helping her plan her big day. That of course included a bridal shower,   and picking out the outfits,… Continue reading »

FRENCH OMELET

French Omelet is a classic dish of beaten eggs cooked and folded in half for serving. I first tried this kind of omelet on my honeymoon in Hawaii. I was amazed how quickly and effortless the omelet was prepared. The best part about it was that it can be served plain or with any of your… Continue reading »

FARMER’S CHEESE PATTIES (SYRNIKI)

Farmer’s Cheese Patties are also called Syrniki. It is an all-time favorite Slavic breakfast.  Syrniki are made out of Farmer’s Cheese. These are very easy to make, and are ready in no-time for the whole family to enjoy. Ingredients: 2 cups Farmer’s Cheese 1/2 cup flour 1 egg 2 tablespoons sugar butter or oil for cooking… Continue reading »

PUMPKIN AND APPLE PANCAKES

Everyone loves pancakes. Am I right? Usually pancake recipes can be varied by adding whole-wheat flour, nuts, fruit or other ingredients. Pancakes can be served with butter and your choice of syrup, honey, or preserves. I used to make pancakes with diced apples, and this time decided to add some pumpkin puree, that I prepared… Continue reading »

HOMEMADE FARMER’S CHEESE

HOMEMADE FARMER’S CHEESE

Farmer’s Cheese is a crumbly soft white cheese that made on farms in Europe. It is a sort of pressed version of Cottage Cheese, but a lot dryer. Farmer’s cheese  is made by curdling milk with enzyme (found in yogurt or buttermilk), and draining off the whey. Simple as that. Even though Farmer’s Cheese can… Continue reading »

BREAKFAST CREPES WITH CHEESE FILLING

Crepes for breakfast! Magic words. I’m sure everyone would be happy to hear this on the lazy weekend morning. Crepes is a signature dish of Russian/Ukrainian culinary. Crepes can be served with variety of fillings, from sweet cheese filling, to savory mushroom or meat filling. Your choice. Even though it is very popular, everyone has their own… Continue reading »