• Farmers Cheese Breakfast Fritters {Sirniki}

    March 31, 2015thecoffeebreak

    If you ask me to name one dish that comes in mind from my childhood memories, without a doubt it would be sirniki (seer-nee-kee). They were usually made on weekends or mornings when there was nowhere to rush, and enjoyed leisurely over the breakfast table. Ok, who am I kidding; they were gone as soon…

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  • Wholemeal Crepes with Quick Summer Fruit Jam

    March 3, 2011thecoffeebreak

      I just love mornings like yesterday. I woke up later than normally with the sun shining brightly through the curtains and A. sleeping between us. Its looks like it going to be another good day.  Ah, bliss. I woke up with a huge craving for crepes. In mind I was checking if I have…

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  • Crunchy Coconut Granola

    February 8, 2011thecoffeebreak

      I have to admit I am not a breakfast person, although I try to have one every day. It seems there is no time for me to actually to sit down and enjoy first meal of a day. By the time A. is fed, dressed and entertained, it’s almost noon. There is only one…

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  • The Power of Buckwheat

    December 20, 2010thecoffeebreak

      Lately I see more and more recipes where buckwheat flour is used. I am not a stranger to the buckwheat and I enjoy it regularly but as a groats. I usually would have it with a simple sauce or just with a bit of butter.  But seeing so many delicious looking recipes I was…

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  • Sunday Treat- Golden Brioche

    November 21, 2010thecoffeebreak

    Very delicious, rich and tender bread with a golden crust – great way to treat yourself and your family. Enjoy! Prep time :  30 min + for dough to rise Cooking time : 15-20 min (Makes 6 large brioches) Ingredients: 500 gram flour 7 gram dry yeast 1 teaspoon sugar 125 ml warm milk 1…

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  • Lazy Saturday Brunch

    November 20, 2010thecoffeebreak

    Prep time : 10 min Cooking time : 5-10 min (Serves 2) Ingredients: 2 – 4 eggs, medium or large 2 tomatoes, chopped 2 tablespoons chopped herbs 2-4 slices of bread 1 tablespoon butter for frying 1 tablespoon olive oil 2-4 tablespoon of mayo Salt, pepper to taste Method: Heat up frying pan over medium…

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