Pizza with wild green garlic I love pizza and I love wild green garlic. In Romania, we called wild green garlic “leurda”. It is one of the best green food you will eat if you like garlic, of course. You can eat it raw or cooked. You can use it in soups, stew, pies, or… Continue reading Pizza with wild green garlic
Food photography narrative
Your food photos can create a narrative, a beautiful story for you and your followers. In that way, your photo becomes so powerful. What is a food narrative? A food narrative is just a fancy way to say a story about you and your food. In each photo, you put a piece of yourself in… Continue reading Food photography narrative
Valentine’s Day Sweet surprises
Valentine’s Day is a holiday when lovers express their affection with greetings and gifts. Given their similarities, it has been suggested that the holiday has origins in the Roman festival of Lupercalia, held in mid-February. But the true origin of the holiday is vague at best. Valentine’s Day did not come to be celebrated as a day… Continue reading Valentine’s Day Sweet surprises
Essential Kitchen Tricks and Tips
I will give you a shortlist of some of the tricks I find most useful in the kitchen. I'm sure that you guys all have some great tips too, so please leave them in the comments so we can all benefit from your knowledge. Use rubbing alcohol to clean stainless steel.Peel the ginger with a spoon.… Continue reading Essential Kitchen Tricks and Tips
Cooking at Home vs. Eating Out. What do you prefer?
I save money and time when I stay home and cook. Also, I eat healthier. But, what do you do when you can’t cook or your cooking is not good? You keep trying and learn but sometimes are better and healthier eating out. Cooking at home is a great way to spend with your kids.… Continue reading Cooking at Home vs. Eating Out. What do you prefer?
Baked Crepes with Cottage Cheese
One of my childhood joys was baked crepes with cottage cheese. In a country with so few candies and sweets to in from the shops, homemade desserts were heaven for us. This recipe is one that I did not try for a few years. It is one of my favorites but keep forgetting about it.… Continue reading Baked Crepes with Cottage Cheese
Festivities in honor of a New Year’s arrival
The earliest recorded festivities date back some 4,000 years to ancient Babylon. For the Babylonians, the start of a new year was heralded by the first new moon following the vernal equinox—the day in late March with an equal amount of sunlight and darkness. They marked the occasion with Akitu which was a massive religious… Continue reading Festivities in honor of a New Year’s arrival
Golden winter fairytale
Meringues I love meringues since I was a child. My mom use to make them at Christmas. We didn’t have too many types of sweets when I was a child because we were under communism, but my mom use to make homemade cookies and cakes and they were amazing. The most known types of… Continue reading Golden winter fairytale
We all love donuts: simple, with chocolate, with caster sugar, with jam….yummmyy!!!!! I made tiny donuts so you have just one or two bites. They are great for kids and parties. This recipe is my mom’s recipe and I love it. Tiny donuts Ingredients 1 tbsp yeast4 tbsp caster sugar150 ml warmed milk225 g plus extra for… Continue reading Tiny donuts
Pineapple and raspberry smoothie
Raspberry and pineapple smoothie One of my favorite smoothies in the world is this one. I love the taste and the texture. Do you have a favorite smoothie? Ingredients: 1 cup raspberry1 banana½ cup slices of pineapple200 ml water Directions: Place the raspberries, pineapple, and banana in the blender in this order. Process until… Continue reading Pineapple and raspberry smoothie
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