Christmas recipes from Bucovina, Romania

Every country has traditional recipes for Christmas, Easter or other events.  In the villages of Bucovina life is still the same, people still follow the same old traditions and preserve their way of life. From the beautiful practices and winter habits, to the amazing Christmas traditional food, Bucovina is a fascinate place to spend your… Continue reading Christmas recipes from Bucovina, Romania


It’s Beginning To Look A Lot Like Christmas

December is my favorite month of the year. It’s already beginning to look and smell a lot like Christmas. We have snow, I got the cinnamon and ginger out, I got the apples on the table and I start making the mulled wine. I love December and I love Christmas. We put the decorations, we… Continue reading It’s Beginning To Look A Lot Like Christmas


Guest post: Oranges and Christmas

After she read my story Green Bananas, Grinia from the Mirror asked me to write a guest post for her blog. On her blog, Grinia writes about inspiring stories that educate and bring hope to people. I am so honored that she asked me to write a post on her blog. You can read my… Continue reading Guest post: Oranges and Christmas


Bucovina – food, tradition, family

The people of Bucovina are famous for their hospitality. They consider it an honor to open the door of their house to everybody. We kept intact, among traditions and customs, the culinary identity which, together with monasteries and landscapes, represents an attraction point. The Bucovinean recipes are well kept in each family and are transmitted to the… Continue reading Bucovina – food, tradition, family

Photography, Useful

Christmas cooking tips

I start counting the days till Christmas. Yuppy!!! So close! Christmas is a time of celebration and sharing quality time with family and friends.  Time spent in the kitchen preparing food for family and friends is one of the great pleasures in life, especially if you do it all together. - Plan the  menus for… Continue reading Christmas cooking tips

Desserts, Photography

Strawberry Jam Biscuits

So let me give you another Christmas recipe. Those jam biscuits are amazing with milk or hot chocolate in the Christmas morning unwrapping Santa's gifts. Ingredients: - 225 g butter, softened - 100 g caster sugar - 250 g plain flour - 160 g strawberry jam - 1 teaspoon vanilla essence Directions: Preheat oven to… Continue reading Strawberry Jam Biscuits