Cinnamon, ginger, turmeric and cardamom are just a few spices that instantly conjure up Christmas. I am using them in mulled wine, cakes, cookies, hot chocolate and coffee. I know turmeric and cardamom are not really spices for Christmas, but I think they deserve to be on my spices list for Christmas. Cinnamon is obtained… Continue reading Spices for Christmas
There is no Christmas dinner without the traditional meat stuffed cabbage rolls. The traditional recipe is with sour cabbage, but my mom made us a light version of this recipe with wine vines. Sour cabbage is quite heavy to digest despite being very healthy.
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
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
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
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