Category: Entertaining

Hungarian Snacking Tray

Hungarian Snacking Tray

A Hungarian snacking tray or “hidegtál” (as its called in Hungary), is cold plate similar to an Italian antipasti plate. A hidegtál can consist of whatever is in your pantry or whatever the chef feels like adding. A snacking tray is, for the most part, a charcuterie board, 

Marinated Mozzarella And Tomatoes

Marinated Mozzarella And Tomatoes

Mozzarella is an Italian curd cheese made from water buffalo milk, not to be confused with North American buffalo or bison. The Italian Mediterranean buffalo breed was believed to have been introduced to Italy during the Roman times. Because Italian water buffalo are herded in just a 

Seared Halloumi With Grains

Seared Halloumi With Grains

Halloumi (or haloumi), is often associated with the Greek island of Cyprus, and is a semi-hard, unripened, brined cheese made from a mixture of goat’s and sheep’s milk and sometimes cow’s milk. Halloumi cheese, often referred to as a “grilling or frying cheese” due to 

Guacamole

Guacamole

I am a huge fan of guacamole.  If you have been to my house, chances are, I’ve probably made you some. I make it often. Year-round in fact, not just on Cinco de Mayo. I will search high and low in winter months to find 

Potato And Cheddar Perogies

Potato And Cheddar Perogies

Traditional Easter foods consist of baked meats (typically ham), various sweet breads and chocolate of all varieties. This can likely be attributed to the Lenten season, the 40 days prior to Easter when observant Christians often try to avoid indulgences. But for many Eastern European countries, such 

Salmon Croquettes

Salmon Croquettes

No one can ever have too many salmon recipes so here’s another fantastic one. Is far as croquettes themselves go, there are numerous version out there, but I’m talking about the more classic French version, but with a modern twist and made with sockeye salmon and