Try my kefir pancakes if you are looking for a different recipe to up your breakfast game! Russia is famous for her blini; thin and lacy crepes served with caviar or fruit preserves but fat and pillowy soft pancakes are little known outside of the country’s borders. It’s a shame though because once you try […]
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This February wow your Valentine with this stunning Red Velvet Truffle Cake! I will show you exactly how it’s done! Cooking is my love language and there is nothing that brings me more joy than treating my loved ones to a stunning dinner. Valentine’s Day is no exception. I usually start planning the menu far […]
Why make clarified butter at home? Read on!! I will make you a believer! In clarified butter that is. Clarified butter is something I am quite passionate about or should I say my mother is passionate about and she passed that love onto me. Do you have any idea what I am talking about? When […]
I love this cauliflower and potato curry so much I decided to make it even simpler and cook it more often! I think I’ve mentioned it more than once that our choice of a takeaway dinner is Indian curry. Partially because we love it but also due to a certain availability limitation in our parts […]
This recipe for Beef in Truffled Cream Sauce is easy to pull off for a special occasion! Deliciously decadent! Do you follows many food accounts on Instagram? I am curious because pictures of beautiful food is a relatively new fad and I want to know just how prevalent it is among…well…my readers. You see I […]
This braised savoy cabbage with bacon, mushrooms and sour cream number is flavourful and filling enough to be the star of the show or an extra special side dish! Cabbage is definitely not given enough appreciation as far as vegetables go and it’s a real shame! It’s extremely affordable, very versatile and don’t even get […]
Well hello, I am so happy you stumbled upon my blog. I am Julia and Vikalinka is my space to share bits of my life with the world. Incidentally, much of my life is taken up by cooking, due to very hungry children and occasionally hungry husband, so you will become witnesses to my culinary endeavours if you choose to stay around.
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This spatchcocked chicken in spicy yogurt sauce boasts thin and crispy skin and the juiciest meat! And the entire chicken is cooked within 45 minutes! As we are in the dead of winter and days seem so short and bleak I find myself craving vibrant flavours to perk up our evening dinners. Don’t get me […]
Wouldn’t you want to come home and to find that the house smells of this amazing Venetian Chicken Ragu? All you need is to load up your slow cooker and press ON! The other night I woke up with a jolt because the most delicious aroma had somehow escaped the confines of my kitchen, climbed […]
What to see and do in beautiful Vienna! (We’ve been invited to visit by the Vienna tourism board, all opinions remain our own.) Vienna has been a city on our must-visit list for as long as we’ve lived in London, with the cities history at the centre of European politics and legendary elegance no small […]
This restorative beef and cabbage soup will give you the energy you need in the dead of winter! I am sure we are not the only family longing for something healthier right after all the Christmas and New Year’s Eve festivities. We are also probably not alone in our desire for comfort food, which is […]
What we saw on our visit to the iconic Vienna Christmas Markets! (We’ve been invited to visit by the Vienna tourism board, all opinions remain our own.) Vienna has long been on our list of cities to visit, both because of its historic significance and impressive sites. But what really pushed us to make a […]
The most delicious and festive looking this Pomegranate French 75 will wow your guests this holiday season! (This post was created in partnership with Splenda®. I was compensated for my work, all opinions remain my own.) Oh Christmas season how I love thee! My house is decorated and has never looked prettier. The presents are patiently waiting […]