Drinks, Photography

Pine needle syrup

In the spring we make pine syrup after we harvest the new pine spruce. We use the syrup for Christmas cocktails because of the rich flavor or when we are sick. My husband made a vodka pine flavor last year and he loved the idea. This year he is gone try again. Go and have… Continue reading Pine needle syrup

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Desserts, Photography

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

Photography, Useful

22 April 2018 – Earth Day

Today is World Day. This year champagne is “End Plastic Pollution”. Earth Day 2018 is dedicated to providing the information and inspiration needed to fundamentally change human attitude and behavior about plastics. We all deserve a healthy environment. Our kids need a better world in which to study, learn and grow. We are losing forests each… Continue reading 22 April 2018 – Earth Day

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

Appetizer, Maine dish, Photography

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