Shepherd’s pie

The number one must-try food for me, at any Irish pub, is the Ireland’s most beloved traditional dish – shepherd’s pie. I have always liked shepherd’s pies but never made it myself until I recently discovered just how simple and quick it is to prepare. Recipes vary widely but the basics include ground lamb, mashed potatoes…

Borscht

My mom spent her toddler years in Russia and my dad attended a university in Russia so it’s no surprise that my brother and I grew up eating all kinds of Russian food. Borscht is one of my mom’s specialty food and I loved eating it when I was growing up. Nowadays, my baby gets…

Spaghetti with meat & tomato sauce

This is a really quick dinner option. It’s good on one of those days if you are in a hurry or just feeling too lazy to cook. You boil the pasta, cook the meat and add a tomato sauce, a monkey can do this! There are so many great choices of marinara sauces out on the…

Breaded tilapia with couscous & summer veggies

I’ve noticed that I tend to cook fish pretty often. I thought salmon was easy to cook but tilapia is even easier and quicker. I usually fry salmon using just the soy sauce but when preparing tilapia, I like to coat it with bread crumbs to make it crunchy.  I recently started making couscous a…

Greek yogurt & smoothie

There were a couple of food items my baby couldn’t eat until now. One of which is yogurt, since anything that contains dairy can’t get digested in their little tummies. So for his first experience with dairy product, I chose ones made with organic milk.  I like that chobani products are made with only natural…

Salmon & Baked Potatoes

I wasn’t really into cooking and certainly wasn’t much of a cook. But being a broke college student, I couldn’t eat out all the time and had to prepare something here and there. Now that I’m a mother I try to give my baby what is best for him. One of which is a wholesome…