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
It was a difficult year for all of us. I wish you from the bottom of my heart Happy Holidays and a better year! We all need it. Stay safe and be happy!
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!
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
2017, 2018… we all start a year resolution or something like that. We add all the good things and the bad things during the year and hope for a greater one. I don’t have a resolution, English is my second language so I am still learning the correct terms, but all I know is… Continue reading Happy New Year!
With Chocolate baklava in my mind, I changed a little bit the recipe and I made a new dessert. I add peanut butter and I made another great easy dessert. You can make it with your kids for Christmas or any other time. To get it very crispy I used olive oil only to… Continue reading Chocolate and peanut butter Baklava
Cupcake Day is celebrated all around USA on December 15th. I am not living in USA and I am Romanian, but, I am gone honor this day because I love cupcakes. So, I am gone have some cupcakes today with my family. Who loves cupcakes? I wish we had a National Cupcake Day in Romania,… Continue reading Cupcake Day
Today I made a list of possible sweets I want to make for Christmas. The first one is a must, because I just love the crunchy feeling in that dessert. Also, it is so easy to do and with no great skills. How about your list? Is it long, short, easy or difficult? Chocolate baklava … Continue reading Desserts for Christmas
Let’s start this month with an appetizer for meat lovers. You can make it for Christmas or New Year’s Eve, or any other celebration or party. With just a few ingredients, this recipe is easy to make and very fast, looks very festive, so you can impress your guests any time you are making… Continue reading Baked Portobello Mushrooms
Let’s celebrate National Cookie Day 2017 together with USA. I don’t have a national day for cookies in my country so I will celebrate with all my friends from USA. Here are my favorite cookies: Christmas cookies II Christmas cookies Cookies and kids. (or biscuits as cookies)