Recipes
Beetroot patties with horseradish cream by Alissa Timoshkina

Beetroot patties with horseradish cream by Alissa Timoshkina

Beetroot patties with horseradish cream recipe by Alissa Timoshkina – image credit Lizzie Mayson Beetroot patties with horseradish cream recipe by Alissa Timoshkina   My beetroot patties (or bite size falafel type fritters), have their roots in a very basic Soviet-era canteen dish which I have jazzed up a little with walnuts, garlic and dill....
Russian Dukkah by Alissa Timoshkina

Russian Dukkah by Alissa Timoshkina

Russian Dukkah by Alissa Timoshkina – image credit Lizzie Mayson Russian Dukkah by Alissa Timoshkina   This is my own experiment that turned into a super simple recipe for what I call a Russian dukkah. It’s a mix of seeds and spices traditional in Eastern European cuisine (using the analogy of the Egyptian spice mix), and it works...
Alissa Timoshkina - Foodie Profile

Alissa Timoshkina – Foodie Profile

Foodie Profile – Alissa Timoshkina Interview by Jennifer Curcio In this Foodie Profile we chat with London based cook, food writer, cookbook author and founder of the Kino Vino supper club, Alissa Timoshkina. She shares with us snapshots from her childhood, the inspiration behind her love of food, recipes from her esteemed cookbook Salt & Time,...
Soup Recipes - a Collection

Soup Recipes – a Collection

Soup Recipes – a Collection In this collection I’ve rounded up all our soup recipes on the Decisive Cravings site. Find lighter broth style soups like chicken pho and mushroom tom yam, to heartier cream of spinach soup or Anja Dunk’s delightful and must-try Potato and Parsley Soup. For something quick to put together using...
NEW: Baked asparagus with lemon recipe

NEW: Baked asparagus with lemon recipe

Baked Asparagus with Lemon recipe There are some recipes that I categorise as ‘barely recipes’, and this baked asparagus with lemon recipe is most definitely one of them. I call them ‘barely recipes’ because they usually only involve one main ingredient, minimal seasoning, preparation and / or minimal cooking time.     Baked asparagus with lemon recipe...
Easter Recipes - the collection

Easter Recipes – the collection

Easter Recipes Here find our little collection of Easter recipes from across the Decisive Cravings site. Enjoy these four easy recipes for sweet tooths to bake during the Easter season.    Sardinian Ricotta Tarts (Pardulas) by Sabina Ledda Pardulas are a Sardinian ricotta filled tart laced with sultanas and orange rind – though recipes vary...
Easter Paska (Паска) Bread recipe

Easter Paska (Паска) Bread recipe

Easter Paska ( Паска ) Bread recipe Contributed by Olesia Chernova. My family in Ukraine and I usually bake several Paska ( Паска ) breads at Easter. We love to give some as presents to friends and relatives, as well as making some for ourselves. Therefore, the recipe below is designed to make several in different...
Couscous salad with garlic tahini yoghurt & beans recipe

Couscous salad with garlic tahini yoghurt & beans recipe

Couscous salad with garlic tahini yoghurt and beans This simple couscous salad is super quick to put together and packed with flavour. It’s presented like a bake but there’s no baking involved. It’s a lovely side dish and my favourite part about it is that the bottom and middle layers are made using pantry staples....
Chremslach Pancakes Recipe

Chremslach Pancakes Recipe

Chremslach Pancakes Recipe Have you ever eaten clouds before? Well you’re about to. Enjoy this very special family recipe for Chremslach, pancakes from a Jewish kitchen, traditionally eaten at Passover.   Main words, recipe and images by Yasmin Shenhav The main custom in the Jewish holiday of Passover, forbids the eating of flour based foods, and for some even...
Sardinian Ricotta Tarts Recipe (Pardulas)

Sardinian Ricotta Tarts Recipe (Pardulas)

Sardinian Ricotta Tarts Recipe (Pardulas) A delicious and simple recipe for ricotta tarts by the late Sabina Ledda – a much admired Melbourne based Sardinian home cook.   At the end of 2019 a collaboration saw the Sardinian Cultural Association of Melbourne, the Sardinian Association of Sydney and the Queensland Sardinian Culture Club, launch Terra Sarda (Land of Sardinia)...
Roasted Cauliflower Salad Recipe

Roasted Cauliflower Salad Recipe

Roasted Cauliflower Salad Recipe This is a lovely, flavoursome salad that you can enjoy whenever cauliflower’s in season. Serve it as a side salad, add a fried egg on top or even add a little soured cream with lemon rind for something a little fancier.   Roasted Cauliflower Salad Recipe Makes four side servings   1 head...
Cacio e Pepe Lasagna Recipe

Cacio e Pepe Lasagna Recipe

Cacio e Pepe Lasagna Recipe For cheese lovers, a quick cacio e pepe pasta can be one of the ultimate comfort foods. Introducing cacio e pepe lasagna, an indulgent alternative to lasagna where you enjoy layer upon layer of the best part…the BÉCHAMEL and CHEESE, and of course some freshly ground pepper. About two years ago...