Simple and Easy Pumpkin Cheesecake.


This cheesecake is creamy and moist and is very easy to cook. It doesn’t require a lot of cooking time and efforts. I invented it many years ago and it’s my favorite, although I do love New York Juniors cheesecake as well. For this recipe you don’t necessary need a spring form. Cooking time: 40...

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Apple, cinnamon and walnut rolls + cream cheese crispy rolls!


This is the simplest recipe of rolls in the world. The dough is very easy to cook and it’s very tender, almost melting in the mouth. This is also a very good dough for cookies. For the dough: 1 stick of butter 1 cup of sugar 1.5 cups of flour (sifted, self-rising) 1 teaspoon of...

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Puff pastry dough made easy!


I love puff pastry, do you? You can create literally hundreds of recipes with it and it’s ready in 15 minutes: Apple strudel, croissants, puff pastry baskets and puff pastry fish pie and much more. The recipe of this dough will help you create a lot of awesomely delicious dishes in minutes. For the dough...

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Mom’s potato stuffed with beef

Stuffed potato helen's cooking

         This recipe is my Mom’s recipe; she invented it when we lived in Russian Far East. She had that awesome spiral potato cutter, so she was cutting potato and using it in two dishes, spirally cut potatoes from  the middle of potato were fried (Yummm) and the rest of the potato, (it looked like...

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Ukrainian dumplings or pierogi with mashed potato

dumplings with potato

Ukrainian dumplings or pierogi with mashed potato Ukrainian dumplings are prepared in every region of Ukraine and even in Russia, Poland, and Belarus etc. The stuffing of Ukrainian dumplings or pierogi is traditionally: mashed potato, fried cabbage or tarts and even cream cheese. I am cooking traditionally dumplings with mashed potato, although my family loves...

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Profiteroles with cream-cheese cream and strawberry jam


Profiteroles with cream-cheese cream and strawberry jam 1 cup milk 1/4 pound (1 stick) unsalted butter 1/4 teaspoon of salt 1 cup all-purpose flour 4 large eggs Cream: Cream-cheese Chocolate chips                       [twitter-follow screen_name='helenscooking'] At the minimum gas preheat 1 cup of milk, gradually add butter, cut into thin slices (don’t let the mixture boil) add...

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Crepes with cream cheese and ice cream.

pancakes helen's cooking

Pancakes are a traditional dish for Ukrainians and all Slavic nations.  Pancakes are very easy to cook and they are good with any stuffing, as well as just with honey or maple syrup. For 1 stack of thin pancakes (12-15 thin pancakes) you will need 1-2 eggs; 0.5 cup of water and 0.5 cup of...

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Sweet lasagna with berries, cream cheese and ricotta.

Sweet lasagna with berries, cream cheese and ricotta. 6-8 lasagna sheets 1 packet of Cream cheese 2/3 cup of Ricotta 1 Egg 0,5 lb. of berries raspberries, blueberries 1 1/2 cup of Sugar 1 teaspoon of Vanilla Lasagna with cream cheese and ricotta appeared as a sweet morning treat to my family during the busy...

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