Brussels sprouts with Maple Syrup

I fell in love with Brussels Spouts after we moved to the US.  The way they are cooked here is absolutely delicious.  This recipe is one of my favorite versions with Maple syrup and bacon. Ingredients: 1 bag (about 500gr – 1 pound) medium sized Brussels spouts 3 table spoons of Maple syrup 1 table…

Crepes for breakfast or dinner

I make crepes several times a week, it can be for breakfast, snack or even dinner sometimes.  Here is my simple recipe from basic ingredients. Ingredients: (makes about 12-14 crepes using 9 or 9.5in crepe pans): 2 cups of milk 1 egg 4 tablespoons of oil 1 tablespoon sugar 1/2 cup boiling water About 1.5 cups…

Easy Poached Eggs

Poached eggs can be a delicious addition to morning toast or afternoon salad. There are different methods of making them.  With experience it gets much easier to just crack the egg in hot water and produce a perfect poached egg.  But to be on the safe side, here is a tried and guaranteed method. Boil…

Simple Pasta with Tuna

I absolutely love simple meals, that take 20-30 min to cook and taste like you’ve ordered them from a restaurant.  Even better if these dishes can be made from the pantry staples like pasta and canned tuna.  So here’s one of me favorite dinner recipes. Video recipe available on my Instagram @KetisKitchen Ingredients (serves 3-4):…

Mom’s Heartful Beef Stew

This is my mom’s delicious, slow cooked beef stew.  It takes a little while to cook, but is absolutely wonderful and always feels like home.  Perfect for rainy or snowy Sunday afternoons. Ingredients (Serves 4-6): 2 pounds of stew beef chunks 1 large red onion, whole peeled 4 medium potatoes, cut in medium squares Bunch…

Broccoli Salad with Raisins and Pine nuts

Lately I’ve been trying to incorporate more fresh broccoli in our meals instead of just steaming or roasting it.  So, I took broccoli, chopped it and added ingredients that I had at hand. This salad has become our absolute favorite.  This is probably the easiest salad I have ever made.  Minimum effort, maximum deliciousness 🙂…

Spinach Pkhali with Walnuts

This is a traditional Georgian plant-based dish, that is rich in iron and good fats, among other vitamins and goodness.  It’s great as a dinner appetizer or for lunch.  I love to eat the leftovers in in the morning too. Ingredients: 1 bag of frozen chopped spinach (fresh is of course better, but you will…

Ukrainian Borsch with Georgian spices

Vegetable soups are a favorite dish in our house.  I make them at least twice a week.  Mostly it is cauliflower / carrot-based soups, but recently my kids requested the “red soup”, meaning Ukrainian Borsch.  It was a huge success, so here is the recipe: Ingredients plus preparation (sauté all vegetables in olive oil in…

Adjapsandali – Vegetable Ragout Georgian style

Every family in Georgia has their own version of making Adjapsandali.  The order of frying vegetables and mixing them is different, the combination of vegetables used is different, how they are cut varies.  This is my version of this delicious veggie dish, but you are free to add or remove the vegetables as you wish,…

Meatballs in Tomato Sauce

There are so many wonderful recipes of meatballs in tomato sauce out there, but this is my slightly modified version that we normally eat without pasta as it already has rice in it. What you will need 1 pound ground beef 4 tb. sp. Jasmine rice Onion powder 1 chopped carrot 1 chopped red onion…