In 1983, Rep. Robert S. Walker declared April 26 to be National Pretzel Day. A pretzel is made from dough into a twisted knot. Pretzels originated in Europe. Salt is the most common seasoning for pretzels. Other seasonings include sugar, chocolate, glazes, seeds or nuts. Happy Pretzel Day 2017!
Easter is a long holiday with plenty food to go on. Surviving 3 – 4 days with too much food can be a big battle for everyone. Everywhere you go, you get food and drinks and seeing people eating makes you hungry. Having friends and family around you at the table or near a fire… Continue reading Surviving Easter
Our Easter Pasca is made on Great Thursday (Thursday before Easter) and is considered the most important bread of the year. It can be simple, with jagged margins, or it can have dough braided edges. Sometimes a cross-shaped braid is placed in the middle, representing the crucifixion of Jesus. You can make this cross out… Continue reading Pasca – Traditional Romanian sweet bread for Easter
Easter eggs are also called Paschal eggs and are decorated eggs. They are common used during the Easter season. You can have chicken eggs dyed or painted, ostrich eggs, chocolate eggs or plastic eggs. When you use chicken eggs you hard boil the eggs before dying or painting. Before all this artificial colors, the eggs… Continue reading Easter eggs
Easter holiday is in 1 week and most of us start cooking this week. We have all traditions to keep, recipes from our grandmothers to prepare and menu to make. Time will pass so fast next week so make a list this weekend with all the dishes you think about making for Easter. It will… Continue reading Easter menu
This year’s theme is depression. Depression affects people of all ages and in all the countries. Depression can be prevented or treated. In the worst case, depression can lead to suicide. Talking to people you can trust can be a first step towards recovery. More than 300 million people are now living with depression. I… Continue reading World Health Day – 7 April 2017