Photography, Useful

Fall in the forest

6 years ago when my little boy was only 6 months I went foraging with him. It was a great fall day in the forest. I was carrying him and we found lots of mushrooms. I couldn’t pick them up because my little one was touching everything around us: trees, flowers, etc. The mushrooms on… Continue reading Fall in the forest

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Maine dish, Photography, Soup

Autumn inspiration

September was a really warm month, more like a summer month not autumn. In the last 2 days we start feeling that fall has come around so I was thinking about fall recipes that make my rainy days happy. Baked brown sugar pumpkin with mushrooms Boletus mushrooms cream soup Beetroot and chickpeas burger Skewers Risotto… Continue reading Autumn inspiration

Appetizer, Maine dish, Photography

Baked sweet brown pumpkin with mushrooms

This recipe is an adaptation of this Baked pumpkin with porcini mushrooms recipe. I saw brown sugar pumpkins in the shop and I thought about this recipe I made a while back. Simple and tasteful this recipe goes great as a side dish or a main dish. We ate it with meat cooked on the… Continue reading Baked sweet brown pumpkin with mushrooms

Appetizer, Photography

“Langosi cu branza sarata” – Romanian fried donuts with salty cheese

"Langosi cu branza sarata" - Romanian fried donuts with salty cheese Who doesn’t love donuts? I know I love them. And I love the spicy and salty ones. So today here is my recipe for salt and spicy donuts. These salty cheese donuts are famous and are named: “Langosi cu branza sarata” Here is the… Continue reading “Langosi cu branza sarata” – Romanian fried donuts with salty cheese

Appetizer, Maine dish, Photography

“Scrijele” – Romanian Traditional Potato Chips

All my childhood I had potato chips, but not the one you find in the shops. I grew up with “scrijele” which are so great as a side dish, snacks, etc. This type of Potato Chips is found in the North, North - West part of the country. It is an easy way to have… Continue reading “Scrijele” – Romanian Traditional Potato Chips

Food photography tips, Photography

Camera vs. Phone

Today I am gone show you a case study about food photography. Using the same light and settings I took photos with my professional camera and my phone camera. The subject was a cup of blackberries from my garden. My phone doesn’t have a very good camera. Has only Auto with just a few settings… Continue reading Camera vs. Phone

Appetizer, Photography

Omelet with chanterelles

  We had amazing omelets in our life more than once. I know I had it in the morning, evening or lunch with meat or without, mushrooms or herbs, lots of great recipes. One of the best recipes for omelet is the one with chanterelles. One of the best mushrooms in the world, chanterelles are… Continue reading Omelet with chanterelles