Potato Tortilla

Nice to be back again after a long busy and joyous Eid celebration… Still not too late to wish Eid mubarak to all Muslims out there.

When “Tortilla” is mentioned, the first thing comes to my mind is the Mexican flatbread made of corn. This tortilla is usually a perfect compliment to Chicken Fajitas or classically eaten with creamy butter. However, in Spain Tortilla refers to an omelette, simply an egg omelette added with other ingredients like potatoes and onion. What an amazing discovery I made with my venture into international cuisine.

Amazing layers of Potato Tortilla

In Spain this omelette is known as Tortilla de Patatas which refers to potatoes of course. This delicious thick layers of potatoes and onion omelette can be eaten at any time of the day. It is great by itself and very fulfilling as a light snack accompanied Continue reading “Potato Tortilla”

Kyrgyz Salad

We all know that vegetables are good for our health. Thus, it is important to add them into our daily meal. Salad is the simplest and quickest way to do that.  Just add different kind of vegetables, squeeze a lemon juice, add olive oil and season with salt and pepper, and voila –  a bowl of salad ready to be served.

Kyrgyz Salad

Kyrgyz Salad is a simple combination of two main ingredients i.e. cucumber and tomatoes. Kyrgyz family mostly will serve this salad during summer as a side dish, to be eaten with Kyrgyz Plov or fried macaroni. If you add mayonnaise to the salad it will taste even better, you can enjoy as it is or a dip with fresh homemade bread. Continue reading “Kyrgyz Salad”