Photography, Soup

Boletus mushrooms cream soup

It is mushroom season! On March- April they said that this summer is gone be very hot and no rain at all, instead it has been raining for 2 months almost nonstop. Rain combined with warm results lots of mushrooms. People who forage for years say that they never saw so many mushrooms in their… Continue reading Boletus mushrooms cream soup

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Photography, Useful

Spending time with kids

Please excuse the photos from this post. I took them with my phone's camera and they are not very good at all, but the moments are the best. Spending time with kids in the nature is super fun. These days, kids need to spend time outdoor playing or discovering interesting things about life, plants or… Continue reading Spending time with kids

Desserts, Photography

Gnocchi with blueberry sauce

I told you about my first gnocchi.  I discovered that I like making them quite often with different sauces.  This recipe is with a sweet sauce so it is a dessert more than a side dish. Ingredients for gnocchi: 2 potatoes 2 cups of flour 1 egg Ingredients for sauce: 2 cups of blueberries (frozen… Continue reading Gnocchi with blueberry sauce

Photography, Useful

Dried Boletus Edulis mushrooms

I love foraging mushrooms. It is a great exercise and also an amazing walk in the forest. Disconnected from the city rush, it is a wonderful place to meditate, listen to the birds or just to rest in the grass. If you check my facebook account you will see a lot of photos from the… Continue reading Dried Boletus Edulis mushrooms

Desserts, Photography

Summer dessert with wild strawberries

I like my summer desserts to be refreshing and not very sweet. Since I learnt making panna cotta I started mixing recipes and ingredients for new experiences. This dessert is a combination of oranges and wild strawberries and is good for 4 servings. Ingredients: For the white panna cotta 300 ml cream 150 ml milk… Continue reading Summer dessert with wild strawberries

Photography, Useful

Food For Thought

Today, eating healthy is a MUST. Before the 1989 Revolution, we (Romanians) lived under communism for lots of years. My childhood was a happy one not because of communism but because my parents made it happy. We grew up with a few toys, some food and expensive books. All we had was 3 or 4… Continue reading Food For Thought

Drinks, Photography

Pine needle vodka lemonade with blueberries

There is nothing like a glass of cold lemonade on a hot summer day. Unless has some vodka in it. I love a good summer cocktail. If it is healthy is a bonus. As told you in a post we make pine needle syrup in the spring and my husband make pine needle vodka. This… Continue reading Pine needle vodka lemonade with blueberries