I'm Alyona the maker of the recipes behind Alyona's Cooking. I started our families food blog in August 2015. Here you'll find a variety of recipes from the Slavic cuisine, Restaurant Copycat recipes to some shared recipes (from others), along with many other posts.

I am married to my wonderful husband Alex and together we have 4 children with one son taking the name to the 3rd generation. With a love for almighty God, full-time homeschooling and a family desire for homesteading someday we strongly desire for our blog to grow even more.

I ❤️ sharing recipes! Cooking has molded many idea's to my cooking experience, so stay tuned because you may find some new favorites, homeschooling tips and perhaps more child easy recipes (I want my daughters cooking skills to grow.) God bless!


Vaya of Valya's Taste of Home February 16, 2016 - 4:47 pm

That’s awesome that you have such inspiration in your life “mom”. Welcome to the blogging world Alona. 🙂

Alyona's Cooking February 16, 2016 - 4:53 pm

Thank you Valya! Indeed I am blessed with both my mothers (husbands mom is amazing too:) and they both inspire me so much in so many different ways. My mother in law currently has a cooking blog too (svetasrecipes.com) so feel free to check out her page. Blessings to your family!

Valya @ Valya' s Taste of Home February 26, 2016 - 1:51 am

Wow! Awesome. I’ll check it out. Thanks 🙂

lena November 30, 2016 - 11:25 pm

Alyon, you are really motovational, beautiful and creative. Thank you for sharing your recipes with us. It is really much appreciated. I was wondering if i can challenge you to come up with a recipe for polenta. mamaliga. layered in a casserole form. i hope i make sense. Thank you again for all you do!!!

Alyona's Cooking December 1, 2016 - 12:47 pm

Thank you for all the kind words Lena. I haven’t really dealt much with polenta so I wouldn’t be able to share a polenta recipe at the moment. However should I come across a really good polenta recipe I’ll try to reach out to you:)

Irina March 23, 2018 - 10:27 pm

You are a super mom!!! I have 4 kids too but I can’t imagine homeschooling them! Seems like it’s impossible to get things done now. I love your blog! Keep sharing your awesome recipes! I’ll be here frequently to try a lot of them out 🙂

Alyona's Cooking March 24, 2018 - 9:19 am

Thank you for such a wonderful comment. It takes much sacrifice to homeschool but hoping it will be worth all the labor to see a positive outcome for a Godly character. It’s great to know you love our blog! Hopefully you can find many favorites here, God bless you!


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