Desserts, Photography

Ice cream for kids II

Let’s do another summer delight for kids. No alcohol this time. Have a trip with your kids in a near village and find fresh fruits. I have fresh fruits in our garden, so I collect them with my kid. We have raspberries and cherries. My mom has in the garden red and black currant. Go… Continue reading Ice cream for kids II

Desserts, Photography

Ice cream for kids

There is a way to make you feel special after a long hot summer day: make yourself an ice cream dessert with fresh fruits. If you don’t have them in your garden go and buy some. An ice cream is always enough to put a smile on your face. My little one is not eating… Continue reading Ice cream for kids

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Summer dessert with wild strawberries

I like my summer desserts to be refreshing and not very sweet. Since I learnt making panna cotta I started mixing recipes and ingredients for new experiences. This dessert is a combination of oranges and wild strawberries and is good for 4 servings. Ingredients: For the white panna cotta 300 ml cream 150 ml milk… Continue reading Summer dessert with wild strawberries

Photography, Useful

Food For Thought

Today, eating healthy is a MUST. Before the 1989 Revolution, we (Romanians) lived under communism for lots of years. My childhood was a happy one not because of communism but because my parents made it happy. We grew up with a few toys, some food and expensive books. All we had was 3 or 4… Continue reading Food For Thought

Desserts, Photography

Cornulete cu magiun – Romanian plum jam cookies

“Magiun” is a traditional Romanian food based on plum. To make magiun you cook plums for 10 hours with very low heat until the magiun sticks to the spoon. The magiun is a thick paste and homogeneous, dark brown, with dry matter content is a minimum of 55%. This concentration ensures the preservation of the… Continue reading Cornulete cu magiun – Romanian plum jam cookies

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Chocolate and peanut butter Baklava

  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

Desserts, Photography

Cupcake Day

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