While all the houses: cozy recipes to warm dinner

The Christmas holidays promise long-awaited gifts, walking along the decorated city, happy hours with family and, of course, feast. No matter, you will cook for friends came unexpectedly, for someone who is going to re-confess his love, or for those for whom the family took service with the far shelves. We picked recipes that may be the beginning of a tradition and a reason to get together more often in the new year

Salad with Turkey and avocado

When the Christmas holidays were nearing an end, and you want to treat yourself to something light and simple to prepare, this salad is what you need.


400 g boiled Turkey breast

2 orange

2 avocados

200 g of boiled green beans



2 tbsp mustard with grains

2 tbsp of cognac

6 tbsp olive oil cold pressed

½ Tsp lemon juice


Cut the Turkey into medium slices and put on bottom of dish. Peeled and white films orange slices to put on top of sliced filet. From the remaining orange, squeeze the juice and pour it over the meat. Then put sliced avocado and beans. Sprinkle a handful of prepared salad mix. Mix the mustard, lemon juice, brandy and olive oil. Drizzle salad with a tablespoon of the filling, not stirring. The rest pour into a gravy boat and serve with salad.

Pork in crispy breadcrumbs with herbs

There are people for whom there s always time for meeting and a place at the table. Even when they stand under the porch with another tree and reported about his visit five minutes ago. A good piece of pork – everything you need to cook them a simple but tasty dish.


500 grams pork tenderloin

olive oil


sprig of fresh rosemary

sprig of fresh thyme

9 tablespoons breadcrumbs or bread crumbs


The leaves of rosemary and thyme, chop and add to the bread crumbs. Also add a little olive oil and salt.

Tenderloin wash, brush with olive oil, put in a greased form, sprinkle breadcrumbs with the herbs, pressing it into the meat. Leave to bake at 200 degrees in the oven for 40 minutes. After cover with foil and leave in the oven for another 30 minutes. Instead of pork you can use other meat, but cooking time may vary. Cold cutting is also good – it is possible to cook an omelet or to cook sandwiches.

Cheese cake with walnuts

If you ve been waiting for this weekend to retire to the kitchen, to include the new album of Rhye, and finally to cook without haste and with pleasure, this recipe is for you. Cooking time poppy loaf is about three hours, but there must be days not to haste and bustle.



700 grams of wheat flour

80 g sugar

350 ml of milk

15 g fresh yeast

60 g butter

1 egg

1 tbsp vegetable oil

powdered sugar for sprinkling

1 egg white


zest of three lemons

2 tablespoons honey

150 g of walnuts

100 g sugar

250 g poppy

60 g butter


Mix 50 g of warm milk, yeast, 1 egg, 20 g sugar, 1 tablespoon of flour and leave for 15 minutes in a warm place. The remaining milk to boil, add 60 g butter, 60 g sugar, stir and allow to cool. To combine the yeast mixture and the cooled milk and butter and gradually add the remaining flour, knead the dough. Cover with a towel and leave in a warm place for an hour. While the dough is resting, prepare the filling. Zest mix with chopped in a blender nuts, honey, sugar, oil and poppy filling. Those who do not want to use poppy filling, you can cook Mac: add water and warm on low heat, not allowing the weight to burn or boil. After drain the water and grind the poppy seeds in a blender or mortar to the consistency of powder. Raskatayte the dough into two rectangles, evenly spread the filling, roll the rolls, brush them with protein and bake at 180 degrees for 25 minutes in a greased form. The finished rolls sprinkle with powdered sugar.

Mulled wine, black tea and fruits

How threatening would the promises of weather forecasters, a Cup of mulled wine can improve any weather. Treat guests to a frozen winter favorite beverage or go for a walk, prudently taking with him the mulled wine in the travel mug.


2 teaspoons tea (heaped)

2-3 PCs dried cardamom

2 cinnamon sticks

a thin slice of ginger

20 g of light raisins

1 large orange

750 ml dry red wine


Tea, pour 250 ml of boiling water, let stand a few minutes, drain and add to a hot drink spices, raisins, ginger and sliced orange peel. Mix the tea with wine and heat over low heat, without boiling. Best suited black or fruit tea. You can replace the wine with cherry juice – get soft Pinta for friends while driving. Or drink kids friendly.

Peanut cookies

Sometimes for a festive atmosphere does not need anything other than the aroma of baking in the house. This recipe is very simple, but let it remain a secret. In the no flour, so the cookies can be a favorite treat for those with gluten intolerance.


200 g of peeled pistachio nuts

200 g of walnuts

200 g almonds

200 g of sugar

2 eggs

1 egg yolk


powdered sugar


Grind nuts with sugar in a blender into a crumbly flour (better to use a pulsing mode). To the nuts add the eggs, yolk and a little cinnamon to taste, mix well. Shape dough into small balls and roll in powdered sugar. Then transfer the cookies to a baking sheet with parchment and bake at 160 degrees for 20 minutes, until small cracks. Ready cookies should be slightly soft.

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