Falafel / Фалафел

(Yields 20 burgers) / (за 20 ќофтиња) I’m a philologist, so it’s only natural that I waste c.a. half an hour trying to find the right spelling of the word ‘falafel’. Even though Oxford dics list it primarily as ‘felafel’ with ‘falafel’ as an alternate spelling, Arabs beg to differ. They don’t have the short…

Avocado Cream Soup / Крем супа од авокадо

(Serves 4) / (за 4 лица) Hectic days and million stuff to do can get the best of us sometimes and products are just not as fresh as we’d like them to be when we cook `em. But there is virtually no soup a squeeze of fresh lemon and a dash of freshly ground pepper cannot…

Kale Chips / Чипс од кељ

(Serves 2) / (за 2 лица) Had the today me approached the old me from 10 years ago and said that there will come a day when I am going to spend most of my ‘free’ time in the kitchen, old me would have lit up a cigarette, laid back into the comfortable armchair and laughed…

Kadaif / Кадаиф

(Serves 10 ) / (за 10 лица) Yesterday was a great Orthodox holiday – Sunday before Lent, or as my ppl like to call it – Forgiveness Sunday. It is a day when younger members of the family visit the older ones asking for forgiveness for whatever they may have done wrong in the previous…

Aronia Mix / Аронија микс

(Yields 2 x 600 ml jars) / (излегуваат две тегли од по 600 мл) This is not a recipe per se, but it is something that is very efficient if you’re fighting anemia. I was inspired to post this today because I just found out that a dear friend of mine was completely cured after…

Baked Spicy Mushrooms/ Печени зачинети печурки

(Serves 4) / (за 4 лица) You might have guessed it by now that I like beer. It calms the nerves and there’s another reason why it’s really good for girls- it helps with ovary cysts. But it’s also filled with Vitamin B that really does wanders for the entire nervous system, when you drink…

Easy Creamy Risotto / Лесно кремаво рижото

(Serves 2) / (за 2 лица) It’s not a big secret that I can’t really cook a lot of things that require expert cooking skills, but some time ago I got frustrated that I can’t cook a risotto, and I love rice as an ingredient and I eat it really often. God bless Italians, coz…

Fudgy Vegan Cupcakes / Кремасти посни мафини

(Yields 12) / (за 12 мафини) If you think that I couldn’t possibly beat that culinary magic from yesterday you’re probably right. But who says I cannot ask a friend to help :)) Being vegan is about sharing, about being compassionate and spreading the love. And what better way to spread love than to cook with…

Homemade Vegan Croutons / Домашни посни кубети

(Serves 2) / (за 2 лица) Croutons are a great addition to any soup or salad. They easily turn an entrée into a main (and healthy) meal. Be sure to use some homemade traditional French bread for these. You can season them with the good ole salt and mixed pepper, but you can also add other…

The Green Soup / Зелената супа

(Serves 5) / (за 5 лица) I should like all of nature’s fruits, since it’s all I eat, but some have a really bad smell, and are really hard to love :). Broccoli is one of those. It’s  super healthy, deep green color that can detox your body in seconds, enough vitamin D to set…

Flaky French Tart / Француски тарт

(Serves 6) / (за 6 лица) I made this tart with the same dough I used to make the Pizza Colorata. I’ll write the procedure and ingredients here again, just in case 🙂 Ingredients Dough 1 1/3 cups lukewarm water 2 tsp dry yeast 3 cups T55 flour 1/2 cup organic corn flour 1 Tbsp agave…

Pizza Colorata / Разнобојна пица

(Serves 4) / (за 4 лица) The Italian name is a tribute to the original recipe for this pizza dough a friend of mine suggested I make. When you have absolutely no idea what to eat – by all means – eat pizza. Pizza is always a good choice and the varieties are endless. So every…

Mushroom Triangles/ Триаголници со печурки

Macedonian food is really tasty, handmade pies and other pastry is really heaven. But, you need skills to hand roll the dough. And the thing is both my BF and I adore pastry, so we looked through some old recipes and discovered these really easy triangles that you can fill with anything you want. They…

Celery Salad / Салата од целер

(Serves 2) / (за 2 лица) This is one of my favorite salads. Did you notice I  l o v e  celery? And mixing it with fruit? Well, this salad is both tasty and healthy. Plus you know how vegan food is guilt-free, right? Ingredients 2 large sized celery roots *If you are using the…

Vegan Bajadera / Посна бајадера

(Serves 15) / (за 15 лица) It’s been a while since I posted something sweet, huh? Well this traditional Croatian recipe will blow your mind! It’s a high-end dessert – incredibly rich and I bet you won’t be able to eat past the third piece (OK fifth :)) no matter how insatiable your sweet tooth…

Vegan Pancakes / Посни пишии

(Serves 6) / (за 6 лица) We don’t really call these pancakes in Macedonia. In fact our concept of pancakes is actually French crêpes, not the thick American pancakes. But these are no crêpes either. It’s a dialectal word for a recipe traditional to the city of Kavadarci located in southeastern Macedonia. And that word is pišii, it’s…

Winter Fruit Salad / Зимска овошна салата

(Serves 2) / (за 2 лица) I ADORE seasonal fruits. Although I sometimes catch myself wanting the forbidden fruit, but who doesn’t, right? (I’d never admit using other than seasonal fruit in this salad!) I know I’ve told you I’m doing kung fu and I must say that

Carrot Cream Soup / Крем супа од моркови

(Serves 5) / (за 5 лица) Hello everyone, My name is Elena, lover of all things natural and this is my first day in the Vegan365Kitchen so I hope you like it as much as I do. And since it’s a first I want to share a recipe that’s very close to my heart. The…