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Autumn inspiration

September was a really warm month, more like a summer month not autumn. In the last 2 days we start feeling that fall has come around so I was thinking about fall recipes that make my rainy days happy. Baked brown sugar pumpkin with mushrooms Boletus mushrooms cream soup Beetroot and chickpeas burger Skewers Risotto… Continue reading Autumn inspiration

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Baked sweet brown pumpkin with mushrooms

This recipe is an adaptation of this Baked pumpkin with porcini mushrooms recipe. I saw brown sugar pumpkins in the shop and I thought about this recipe I made a while back. Simple and tasteful this recipe goes great as a side dish or a main dish. We ate it with meat cooked on the… Continue reading Baked sweet brown pumpkin with mushrooms

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“Scrijele” – Romanian Traditional Potato Chips

All my childhood I had potato chips, but not the one you find in the shops. I grew up with “scrijele” which are so great as a side dish, snacks, etc. This type of Potato Chips is found in the North, North - West part of the country. It is an easy way to have… Continue reading “Scrijele” – Romanian Traditional Potato Chips

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Beetroot and chickpeas burger

These days I longed for a burger, a healthy version of a burger.  I made this Spicy beetroot burger last year in March and it was great. A few days back I made another healthy burger which my husband ate most of them. Ingredients for the beetroot burger: 250 g roasted beetroot peeled 250 g… Continue reading Beetroot and chickpeas burger

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Vegetarian tart with zucchini and leeks

Tell me if it happens to you? You go shopping and in the middle of the store, looking at some  vegetables, you think about a recipe for them. This is what started to happens to me a few months back. Maybe because I am not cooking  very often or something different or maybe there is… Continue reading Vegetarian tart with zucchini and leeks

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Spinach and feta cheese pie

A few months ago I saw a video of Jamie Oliver making a pie with phyllo dough. I loved the versatility of phyllo dough and made me use it more. So with my son’s help I made a spinach and feta cheese pie like Jamie made in that video. I don’t remember his ingredients so… Continue reading Spinach and feta cheese pie

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Wild mushrooms pie with traditional sausage and cheese

One of the first mushrooms my dad showed me when I was little were Russulas or Brittle Gill family.  Those mushrooms took me a few years to identify them and choose the eatable ones correctly. Most of the people foraging don’t take these mushrooms. They think that are not very tasty. Most of the Brittle… Continue reading Wild mushrooms pie with traditional sausage and cheese