Maine dish, Photography, Useful

BUCOVINA HAPPY BIRTHDAY!

I was born in Bucovina, Romania and today we celebrate 100 years since the union with all its historical provinces. Home is where your heart is and my heart is in Bucovina. More about Bucovina you can find here. Here are some Romanian recipes with the original name. Click on the link for the recipe.… Continue reading BUCOVINA HAPPY BIRTHDAY!

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Maine dish, Photography

Ratatouille in a pumpkin

I did my Ratatouille recipe a few years back. It was Julia Child’s recipe from her book. Yesterday I tried my recipe because my little boy don’t like red sauce this time. It is just a phase. So, for him, I made it with white sauce and for adults I made Ratatouille in a pumpkin. Why?… Continue reading Ratatouille in a pumpkin

Maine dish, Photography

Pork chops – ribs with broccoli puree

One of the reasons I love summer is that I love barbecue. Vegetables or meat, they are all super good on fire. When is cold outside and you don’t have time or you are not in the mood for a barbecue you still have your oven. We buy from a local shop meat mixed with… Continue reading Pork chops – ribs with broccoli puree

Maine dish, Photography, Soup

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

Appetizer, Maine dish, Photography

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

Appetizer, Maine dish, Photography

“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

Appetizer, Maine dish, Photography

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