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Baked pizza with ground beef

Do you want something very simple and delicious for dinner, lunch or even breakfast. Then this is the right recipe for you. Think both adults and children will love this recipe here. You can pick and choose what you want in the filling, which vegetables you have are entirely up to you. This is what I added inside, and it tastes absolutely perfect, for some reason, the grounded beef with tomato and pepper is absolutely perfect, you get an absolutely delicious, powerful and juicy taste, and when you add the sauce and the cheese it becomes just more perfect.

I spend about 1 hour and 30 minutes total in this pizza dish here and I get two medium sized pizza breads.

You need:

Dough:

  • round. 500 gram/ 1.1 pound flour
  • 1 tablespoon of sugar
  • 1 tablespoon salt
  • 50 grams/ 1.7 oz of yeast
  • 2.5 deciliters / 1 cup water

Filling:

  • 500 grams/ 1.1 pound of minced meat dough
  • 1 spring onion
  • 1 red bell pepper
  • 2 green peppers (1 hot and 1 sweet)
  • 1 tomato
  • homemade ajvar / or you can use tomato sauce or ketchup
  • cheese (add as much as you want)
  • spices: salt, black pepper, paprika powder.
  • Sesame seed

Here’s what you do:

Begin with the dough since it should be raised. Add flour, sugar salt and yeast in a bowl, add water as you stir, at the end you can add some oil, knead the dough with your hands in the mold towards the end, you should get a soft and light dough. Let the dough rise for about 40 minutes.

While the dough is being raised, you can start with the filling. Take a pan, add oil, start by frying the meat first. Add spices, I’ve used the spices I mentioned above, but you can add or use other spices as well. When the meat dough is almost cooked, add a spring onion, tomato, bell pepper. I like to add the vegetables in the pan with the meat dough and let them soften, because I feel that you get more flavor out of the filling.

When the dough is ready, place some flour in the kitchen counter before placing the dough in the kitchen counter. Knead the dough with your hands until you form a slightly large ball of dough. Divide the dough in two. Roll each part into a rectangle. Then lubricate the entire rectangle with ajvar (if you do not have ajvar or do not want to use ajvar you can use pizza sause or ketchup). Then add the meat filling over the dough and finally add cheese. Roll each rectangle into a sausage. Seal the sides well and place them on a baking tray covered with baking paper. I lubricate with water and add sesame seeds to get a crispy bread top. You can also drop the sesame seeds if you do not want to add it or do not like it.
Bake at 225 ° C  / 437 ° F until golden, about 15-20 minutes. (Baking time will vary from oven to oven.)

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Braised chicken thigh with tomato sauce

Chicken, I think is a family favorite with most families. And like most homes, chicken is a great dinner hit at our home too. What I love about this recipe here is that you get a delicious, juicy chicken thigh, with one of my favorite sauces which is tomato sauce, it’s so powerful, full of flavor. And fits perfectly with the chicken and mashed potatoes. This is something I love to cook both on weekends and everyday. And is not a dish that takes too long either, within an hour you have a lovely dinner on the table, which can be served both for everyday life, but also for serving guests.

I spend about 1 hour together on this delicious dish.

You need:

  • 5 chicken thighs
  • Black pepper
  • Pepper powder
  • Food mix spices (I use vegeta)
  • Parsley powder
  • Oregano powder

Tomato sauce:

  • 200 grams/ 7.0 oz of tomato puree
  • 2 tablespoons of sour cream
  • 2 peppers (I used a red and a light green)
  • 4 garlic cloves
  • 9 cherry tomatoes
  • 0.20 deciliters/ 0.08 cup of water

Mashed potatoes:

  • 2 kg/ 4.4 pounds of potatoes
  • add spices (I used 1 tablespoon of food mix spices Vegeta)
  • 3 deciliters/ 1.2 cup heavy cream

Here’s what you do:

Begin by adding powder to the chicken thighs, you decide for yourself the ridge type of spice you want to add. I used the different spices I mentioned above this time.
Then put the chicken thighs in a pan and fry for a few minutes on both sides. The chicken thighs should be golden in color on both sides.

Take the oven shape and add the tomato puree, sour cream, paprika, garlic, cherry tomatoes and water and mix everything together. When the chicken thighs are golden then add the chicken thighs over the tomato sauce. Also add some of the chicken juice left in the pan over the chickens and tomato sauce. Finally, add some basil leaves and chives over.

Bake in the oven for 45 minutes at 220 ° C / 428 ° F.

Peel and wash the potatoes, cook them for 25 minutes (cook as directed in the potato bag). Add spices and heavy cream and use a mixer or mash by hand. I used a mixer this time.

Pie with spinach filling

I just have to say that I LOVE this recipe here, I’ve usually just made the filling with feta cheese in the past. And I highly recommend it but that spinach got this recipe here to new heights. Absolutely gorgeus!! Melt serious in your mouth as you eat the amazing spinach filling with the delicious bottom.

I spend a total of just under 2 hours on this delicious pie here. And that is then including the baking time in the oven.

You need:

The dough:

  • 1 kg/ 2.2 pounds flour
  • about. 5 deciliters/ 2.1 cup of water
  • 1 tablespoon salt
  • oil

Filling:

  • 4.5 deciliters/ 2 cup of milk
  • 2.3 deciliters/ 1 cup heavy cream
  • 3 deciliters/ 1.3 cup of sour cream
  • 3 eggs
  • 120 grams/ 4.2 oz of spinach

Here’s what you do:

You start with the dough as it takes a little longer, add the flour in a bowl, then add a tablespoon of salt and add lukewarm water and a little oil until you get a nice and soft dough. Then put the dough in the kitchen counter, divide the dough into 8, then knead the 8 dough into medium sized balls. Then take a rolling pin and roll out the balls, but not too much. Add oil and let 6 of the doughs rest a little, but two of them you stretch out with your hands, then bake them in the ovens until they turn golden. The remaining doughs you take and put over each other and roll out until it is slightly larger than the oven shape you should have them in. I usually use a round shape and stretch the dough to the edges of the oven shape as the filling should be in the middle, then you get a crispy dough edge. When you have finished placing the dough in the mold, take the two doughs you have previously baked and divide it into pieces, adding over the dough. Finely chop the spinach, add it over the dough as well.

Then start with the filling, mix the milk with the heavy cream, add the cream and the eggs and mix well. Then add the filling over the dough.

Bake the pie for 220 ° C / 428 ° F for about 30 to 40 minutes, until it has a nice golden color.

I used a fairly large shape, if you use a smaller shape, you should still have the same number of dough balls but you can halve the recipe and get the dough balls in small size instead of medium size. This is how the pie should look like if you bake it.

Pitalka

Undoubtedly, one of the most characteristic and most delicious meals of the month of Ramadan remain pitalkas. I’m showing you a simple, quick way to make them at home. You will adore them!

You need:

  • 1 kg/ 2.2 pound flour
  • 4.7 deciliters / 2 cup milk
  • 2.3 deciliters / 1 cup water from feta cheese / or buttermilk
  • 1.4 deciliters / ½ cup oil
  • 2 tablespoons of salt
  • 2 tablespoons of sugar
  • 50 grams / 1.7 oz yeast
  • Sausage, add as much as you want
  • Sesame seeds

Here’s what you do:

You start by warming milk and water from feta cheese or buttermilk. While the milk is heating slightly, add the flour in a bowl, then add salt, sugar and yeast. Add to the milk and stir in the dough. You should get a soft and light dough. Then allow the dough to rise for 30 to 40 minutes.
When the dough has finished raising, place the dough in the kitchen counter and then divide the dough into 9 medium sized balls, knead the dough pieces, before taking a rolling pin and rolling out the dough balls. They do not need to be too large, medium size is fit enough and not too thin.
Brush the bread with milk, then add sausage slices and sesame seeds, before allowing the bread to rise for another 20 minutes.
They should be baked for 20 minutes in preheated ovens at 220 ° C / 428 ° F.

Mantia

Mantia is an Albanian dish that is widely used in Kosovo, generally in the Balkans. I have inherited this recipe from my mother, the only thing I have changed is to add red pepper. This is something you can also serve to guests at parties such as baby showers, move-in parties, family birthdays, baptisms, etc. Something you can also serve as appetizers.

I spend about 1 hour and 30 minutes on this delicious recipe here.

You need:

  • 1 kg/ 2.2 pounds of flour
  • 1 tablespoon salt
  • 4.7 deciliter/ 2 cups water
  • oil

For Filling:

  • 500 g of ground meat
  • 1 onion
  • 1 red bell pepper
  • 1 tablespoon of paprika powder
  • 1 tablespoon salt

This is what you do:

You start by adding a little oil in the frying pan and roast the meat dough, finely chop the onion and bell pepper. Then add salt, paprika powder, and some food mix seasoning. Let the filling fry in low temperature.

Then you start with the dough. Add the flour to a bowl, then add salt and lukewarm water and stir the dough. At the end, add some cooking oil.
Then put the dough in the kitchen counter and knead the dough, then divide the dough into small pieces and knead the dough pieces into small balls.
Then take a rolling pin and roll the small ball until they get a little thinner and round in shape.
Add cooking oil over each small dough and let rest for a few minutes.
Then fold two dough shapes over each other and spread it out with your hand to a larger round shape. Then divide it into 4 large triangles. Then add the meat filling in the middle and fold the sides of the side first, then fold them on the other side as well, the last part you fold, fold it all the way to the other side of the dough filling. You do this with all the dough until there are no more dough shapes left.

Then add a little butter over before roasting mantiat. Bake at 220 ° C / 428 ° F for about 30 minutes.

Apple cake

Apple cake is one of my favorite recipes to make, especially when I have guests visiting. It’s so simple, but it just tastes absolutely heavenly, so delicious it is to eat. Especially if you put vanilla sauce over or ice.

I spend a total of about 60 minutes on this cake here.

You need:

Cake Batter:

  • 2 eggs
  • 2,3 deciliters / 1 cup sugar
  • 3,5 deciliters / 1 1/2 cup flour
  • 1 teaspoon of baking powder
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla sugar
  • 1 teaspoon ground cardamom
  • 175 grams / 6,1 oz melted butter

Cake Topping:

  • 8 medium apples
  • 2 tablespoons of sugar
  • 1 tablespoon cinnamon
  • 2,3 deciliters / 1 cup of water

Here’s what you do:

Divide the apples into smaller pieces.

Put the apples in a boiler, add water, sugar and cinnamon and cook the fruit barely tender. Let the fruit cool.

Then strain the fruit, take care of the juice, you need it afterwards.

Melt the butter, while the butter melts, crack the eggs in a bowl, add sugar, flour, baking powder, vanilla sugar and cardamom. Once the butter has melted, add the butter in the bowl and stir everything gently together. Pour the tube into a greased spring mold (24 cm in diameter).

Put the apples over the cake. Bake the cake at 175 ° C / 347 ° Fahrenheit for approx. 45 minutes.

Braised beef casserole with rice

Is there something I love especially now in the fall and towards the winter, is a good casserole. It is so delicious to eat, but also to serve both to family and guests.This is one of my favorite casserole dishes, it doesn’t take too long but it is just delicious to eat, the tender steak that melts in your mouth. And the rice is absolutely heavenly next to this casserole dish here.

You need:

Casserole:

  • 750 grams / 1.65 pounds of beef
  • 1 tablespoon salt
  • 1 tablespoon black pepper
  • 1 tablespoon red bell pepper powder
  • 1 tablespoon of parsley powder
  • 1 spring onion
  • 2 sweet peppers
  • 3 chilli peppers
  • 2 carrots
  • 8 cherry tomatoes
  • 3 basil leaves
  • 3 deciliters / 1.2 cup water
  • 1 tablespoon of corn flour

Rice:

  • 4.5 deciliters / 1.9 cup rice
  • 9 deciliters / 3.8 cup water
  • Salt

What you do:

You divide the steak into medium sized pieces, add some olive oil and add the steak pieces in a boiler, then add the spice, you can add more spice than I have imagined if you want it.
Mix it together. Fine cut spring onion, sweet peppers, chilli peppers and carrots. Divide the cherry tomatoes into four. Put everything in the boiler with the beef, then add the basil leaves. The casserole should be cooked slowly for 45 minutes. 5 minutes before the casserole is done, take half a glass of water and mix with 1 tablespoon of corn flour, cook it in medium heat, that helps you get thicker casserole dish.

The rice you cook in medium heat, you do what is written in the rice box, is usually written recommended cooking time.

You can also see step by step how to progress in this dish in my Youtube channel, subscribe to me and you will receive an alarm when new video is out.

Oven baked chicken thighs with potatoes, peppers and tomatoes

Chicken is one of the meat types you can do a lot with, one of the things I like most about cooking is to make it easy. Especially when you have a busy schedule and still want to serve something good for your family for dinner. And this is one of the dishes I like very good to make, it’s simple, you add everything in an oven shape, so there won’t be much washing either.

You spend about 1 hour and 30 minutes on this dish, as the food should be cooked in the oven for a little more than 1 hour.

You need:

  • 5 chicken thighs
  • 1 kg / 2 pounds of potatoes
  • 1 red bell pepper
  • 250 grams / 8.8 oz cherry tomatoes
  • butter
  • sea ​​salt
  • parsley seasoning
  • mint leaves

Here’s what you do:

Begin by washing the potatoes, then divide them in half. Add them in an ovenproof dish, finely chop the paprika and add the cherry tomatoes. Then add some butter and add spices. Over the potatoes I add sea salt, parsley spices and mint mix.
Put the chicken thighs over the potatoes, add spices you may wish. I have added paprika, mixed food spices and chicken spices.

Bake in the middle of the oven for just over an hour at 200 ° C / 392 ° F.

You can also see this recipe here step by step on my Youtube channel, subscribe me and you will be alerted when new recipes are out.

American pancakes

American pancakes are a big favorite here in the house, something we tend to bake every weekend for breakfast, sometimes we make it more often, especially when we want to be a little extra unhealthy
This is my way of making american pancakes. We love to have nutella and bananas over the pancakes, but you can also use other things like maple syrup and other berries.

I use about 20 minutes and you get about 12 pancakes on this recipe here, you can only double the recipe if you want more.

You need:

  • 1 egg
  • 5 deciliters/ 2,1 cup of milk
  • 6 deciliters/ 2,5 cup of wheat flour
  • 3 tablespoons of sugar
  • 2 teaspoons baking soda
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1 teaspoon of baking powder
  • 1 teaspoon of vanilla sugar
  • 1 teaspoon of cardamom
  • 1 teaspoon cinnamon
  • 100 gram/3.5 oz of melted butter

Here’s what you do:

Whisk together 1 egg and sugar in a bowl.
Whisk in flour, baking powder, baking soda, cardamom, cinnamon, vanilla sugar, salt and finally milk until you have a smooth stir. Stir in the melted butter.
Heat a large frying pan and bring in some butter. Pour about 1/2 deciliter stir into the pan at a time and fry one and one pancake. Turn them gently when starting to solidify on the surface. The pancakes should be golden brown and airy.
Place the pancakes on a plate and keep them warm under a cloth until all is cooked.

Baked potato with broccoli and cracked cheese. And slow cooked beef

Beef is something I love to make, in this beef dish here I spend a little longer cooking the meat, but you get the most tender steak, the onion gives a lovely taste.

I spend about 1 hour and 30 minutes on this lovely dish here.

You need:

  • 500 grams/ 1,1 pound of beef
  • 1 and half onions
  • 4 medium sized potatoes
  • 200 grams/ 7 oz of broccoli
  • 4 tablespoons of sour cream
  • cracked cheese
  • salt
  • black pepper
  • parsley powder

This is what you do:

You start with the steak first, as the steak needs to cook slowly for a little longer than 1 hour. Start by cutting the onion, add a little food oil in a saucepan, then add the onion and let it get a little color. Then add the steak to the kettle and add salt, black pepper, parsley powder and some water. Put lid on and let it cook slowly, stirring and adding more water if needed. The steak is cooked through.

You can wrap the potato in foil and bake in the oven for about 30 to 45 minutes.

I fry the broccoli in oil in the pan for a few minutes adding salt and black pepper to taste.

When the steak is done, take the potatoes, remove the foil completely or halfway. Take the knife and divide the potato in the middle, add a tablespoon of sour cream in each potato and add the broccoli and cracked cheese on top.