Yaroslav's recipe book

Potato Draniki 2022-06-30

Potato Draniki

A classic recipe in eastern Slavic countries, typically eaten for breakfast, as a side dish or a for a light lunch. Similar to American hash browns or other potato pancake recipes. Potatoes are truly the most versatile vegetable there is; better than potatoes only meat.

French Press Coffee 2022-04-07

French Press Coffee

A way of making a nice cup of coffee full of flavor, all without much effort. Why buy really expensive machines that require constant maintenance when you can get even better coffee with a very simple device?

Spaghetti alla Bolognese 2022-03-29

Spaghetti alla Bolognese

A really fast and delicious pasta recipe. Probably the most well known pasta recipe around the world.

Basic Tomato Sauce 2022-03-29

Basic Tomato Sauce

A good tomato sauce serves as the basis for many a delicious recipe. From pasta, to pizza and lasagna, as well as just as the base for other sauces. This is a quick and dirty recipe for a basic tomato sauce.

Classic Quesadillas 2022-01-01

Classic Quesadillas

Fast and easy recipe for a very delicious and somewhat nutritious breakfast or lunch. This recipe is so simple that I was doubting whether it was worth it writing about it. But since most people outside of Mexico don't know about it, here it is!

Paprika potatoes 2021-12-07

Paprika potatoes

An easy recipe that you can eat as side dish with other dishes like this one.

Rosemary Pork Chops 2021-12-06

Rosemary Pork Chops

A quick and delicious recipe of pork chops that I like to cook when I am feeling a little lazy.

Chicken Soup 2021-09-20

Chicken Soup

Whenever I get sick I immediately crave for some chicken soup. This is a chicken soup recipe that sure makes me feel better even if I am not sick.

Fragrant Chicken Broth 2021-09-20

Fragrant Chicken Broth

Chicken broth can be used as the base for many delicious dishes like chicken soup. This is my take of an aromatic chicken broth.

Refreshing Limeade 2021-08-31

Refreshing Limeade

What better way to cool yourself on a hot summer day (especially this summer!) than a cool glass of limeade.

The text content in this site is CC BY-SA 4.0, the photos are under CC BY-NC-SA 4.0.

© 2018—2022 Yaroslav de la Peña Smirnov.