Whisk together a few spices to make your own blackening spice for trout fillets, and then cook the fish in a flash in your cast iron skillet. A sweet and tangy relish complements the mild flavor of the trout. Look for lemons preserved in a salt and lemon juice mixture in the international grocery section.

serves 4
You might need to buy:
  • * 2 tablespoons finely chopped preserved lemon peel
  • * 1/4 cup raisins
  • * 2 tablespoons red wine vinegar
  • * 2 tablespoons sugar
  • * 1 tablespoon paprika
  • * 1 teaspoon dried thyme
  • * 1 teaspoon dry mustard powder
  • * 1 teaspoon salt
  • * 1/4 teaspoon ground black pepper
  • * 4 trout fillets
serves 6
You might need to buy:
  • olive oil
  • chicken broth
  • arbiato rice
  • chopped parsley
  • Fresh ground black pepper
  • extra virgin olive oil
Belongs to koshka Bourride 
serves 4
You might need to buy:
  • fresh thyme
  • several springs parsley
  • celery
  • bay leaf
  • olive oil
  • champagne or white wine
  • salt
  • egg yolks
  • olive oil – at least one cup
  • olive oil
  • bay leaves

These brownies are the epitomy of decadence. Do make the entire recipe, although it might seem a lot – I promise they will get eaten!
This is the best, most delectable brownie recipe I have found yet. Do NOT overcook them or you will regret it and be saddled with a pan of dry, tasteless chocolate sponge.

You might need to buy:
  • unsalted butter
  • dark or bitter-sweet chocolate
  • granulated sugar
  • vanilla extract
  • all-purpose flour
  • salt
  • white chocolate chips
  • approximately 2 tablespoons confectioner's sugar for dusting
Belongs to koshka Чебуреки 

тесто надо всегда делать заранее и оставлять на ночь!

You might need to buy:
  • стакана муки
  • соль
  • ст.л. раст.масла
  • на это кол-во теста:
  • гр бараньего фарша
  • лук
Belongs to koshka Eggplant Dip 

Eggplant Dip has a great texture with a tangy, vinegary, seasoned taste that is mellowed with the pita. I also like to smear the dip inside warm crepes for a different kind of presentation.

serves 8
You might need to buy:
  • capers
  • freshly squeezed lemon juice
  • olive oil
  • dried oregano
  • salt or to taste
  • freshly ground black pepper
  • red wine vinegar
  • pitas
  • chopped fresh parsley
serves 6
You might need to buy:
  • freshly ground black
  • pepper
  • peanut oil
  • and freshly ground black pepper
  • vegetable shortening

This ultrarich soup is perhaps Lewis’s most famous dish. It makes an exquisite first course. Keep portions small.

You might need to buy:
  • milk
  • all shell and cartilage
  • dry or sweet sherry
  • Optional garnish: finely chopped
  • parsley
Belongs to koshka Wild Rice Soup 
You might need to buy:
  • butter
  • minced onion
  • flour
  • chicken broth
  • cooked wild rice
  • finely grated carrots
  • minced ham
  • salt
  • half-and-half
  • Minced parsley or chilves