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!
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
I found about cashew nuts a few years back. I like the taste and I love to use them in my sweets. They also have a lot of benefits. I am not an expert but is good to know. They are full of anti-oxidants, minerals and vitamins. They belong to Brazil. They were brought to… Continue reading Cashew nuts
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
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
My husband loves to make a borscht (sour soup), any kind of it. Vegetable or meat, as long it is sour is the best. This summer he made a boletus borscht. It was wonderful. I went foraging mushrooms and he did the borscht. I made photos at the end and now I am sharing his… Continue reading Mushroom borscht
6 years ago when my little boy was only 6 months I went foraging with him. It was a great fall day in the forest. I was carrying him and we found lots of mushrooms. I couldn’t pick them up because my little one was touching everything around us: trees, flowers, etc. The mushrooms on… Continue reading Fall in the forest