With the banishment of winter and the triumphant victory of spring, we're craving lighter, fresher fare. Mangoes, for example. They're bloody expensive at the market but they. are. perfect! Two days ago we had, I kid you not, the best mango ever! And the only one I've ever paid $10 for...
Cheaper than mangoes but equally suited for spring meals- avocados. Here's something quick I threw together one night.
The next dish looks like a hot mess but it was my first ever attempt at enchiladas (except that I went the lazy route and layered the tortillas instead of rolling them up).
|Avocado Enchiladas from Fitness Magazine. Btw, does beer normally go in enchilada sauce? Cuz it went in mine!|
|The Green Pea Salad with Radishes and Feta from Natasha's Kitchen was a hit with D.|
|Even pizza should be colorful!|
|"black prince" cake and "napoleon" cake from a local bakery|
My fav thing from the holiday season was a sweet, of course!
|My dad's traditional holiday fruitcake, delivered safely to Ukraine and shared with some Ukrainian friends.|
While making the transition from heavy to light foods, we bought a big smoked salmon (about 80 uah) and devoured it over several days.
|orzo, marinated zucchini, feta, smoked salmon, topped with dill|
|Spicy seafood soup, 49 uah|
|"Hit" set, 219 uah|
|started making muesli at home: oatmeal + dried fruits with yogurt or milk|
|Wow, Laura, for this amazing edible care package!!!!|
|The first thing to go was the mac and cheese. When I saw the toxic orange glow of the cheese powder...yum...tastes like America!|
|Belated birthday package from my mom, including "Quick & Easy Indian Cooking" and that Elijah Wood movie about Ukraine.|