Desserts, Photography

Chocolate cookies for Santa

This post is not about my cooking is about my almost 7 years old boy cooking. I love cooking or baking with my son. He has an apron and a chef hat and he wears them with pride. I let him in the kitchen since he could walk. He will make a huge mess but… Continue reading Chocolate cookies for Santa

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Baked donuts with chocolate

Donuts! Donuts! Donuts! Healthy or not we all love donuts. They could be simple, with chocolate or gem, we all need donuts in our life. I always tried to eat as healthy as possible especially for my kid. When they are little they need good examples in their life. This time I tried baked donuts.… Continue reading Baked donuts with chocolate

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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

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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

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Cornulete cu magiun – Romanian plum jam cookies

“Magiun” is a traditional Romanian food based on plum. To make magiun you cook plums for 10 hours with very low heat until the magiun sticks to the spoon. The magiun is a thick paste and homogeneous, dark brown, with dry matter content is a minimum of 55%. This concentration ensures the preservation of the… Continue reading Cornulete cu magiun – Romanian plum jam cookies

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Chocolate and peanut butter Baklava

  With Chocolate baklava in my mind, I changed a little bit the recipe and I made a new dessert.  I add peanut butter and I made another great easy dessert. You can make it with your kids for Christmas or any other time. To get it very crispy I used olive oil only to… Continue reading Chocolate and peanut butter Baklava

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Cupcake Day

Cupcake Day is celebrated all around USA on December 15th. I am not living in USA and I am Romanian, but, I am gone honor this day because I love cupcakes. So, I am gone have some cupcakes today with my family. Who loves cupcakes? I wish we had a National Cupcake Day in Romania,… Continue reading Cupcake Day