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This creamy pasta with bacon and portobello mushrooms is the ultimate date night treat! Quick and absolutely delicious!

Creamy Tagliatelle with Bacon, Portobello Mushrooms and Truffle Oil

“Dates at home could be fun. Really we shouldn’t feel like we are resorting to “the second best” because we are parents now and can’t go on spontaneous adventures like our younger selves used to do!” As hard as I tried I just couldn’t convince myself in the truth of that statement. As I was […]

No need for a takeout! This Indonesian Fried Rice will surely become your favourite recipe.

20-Minute Indonesian Fried Rice Nasi Goreng

People often ask me, “Do you really eat like this? Do your kids eat everything you cook?” Yes and mostly Yes. When I started blogging I simply wanted to catalogue recipes that were passed on to me by my mom and grandma as well as the ones that are regulars on our dinner table. Well, friends, […]

Spicy Meatballs in Pomegranate Sauce

Spicy Meatballs in Pomegranate Sauce

My kids are always begging me to make meatballs for dinner but I’m usually reluctant to oblige. They always seemed so finicky to me. All that rolling and then frying…just the thought of it made me tired. That being said I also refuse to buy already made meatballs as they always seem to be of […]

Vikalinka Top 10 of 2014

Top 10 Vikalinka Recipes of 2014 {Reader’s Choice}

Happy New Year, dear readers! I have to admit I am happy to welcome 2015 and anxious to start this new page of our lives. Last year started with a tragedy for our family when we lost our beloved sister and friend but it also presented incredible opportunities for me personally, for which I am […]

Succulent chicken with cremini mushrooms cooked in white wine  and a splash of cream.

Coq au Chardonnay

If you are anything like me, you’ve probably done a tremendous amount of cooking in the last few days and now you can’t possibly face the kitchen for a while. Well…fear not…this recipe is simple and quick. It requires a very few ingredients you most likely have on hand. I’m guessing your fridge is as […]

All tips and tricks for making a gingerbread house from scratch.

How to Make a Gingerbread House at Home {Rustic Log Cabin}

Gingerbread making is an annual tradition in our house that I wouldn’t miss for anything. Usually we build one on Christmas Eve. Looking at photos from previous years inevitably brings a huge smile to my face-sneaky children popping sweets into their mouths instead of on the house while thinking they are being so discreet! All […]

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