Desserts, Photography

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

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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

Drinks, Photography

Pine needle vodka lemonade with blueberries

There is nothing like a glass of cold lemonade on a hot summer day. Unless has some vodka in it. I love a good summer cocktail. If it is healthy is a bonus. As told you in a post we make pine needle syrup in the spring and my husband make pine needle vodka. This… Continue reading Pine needle vodka lemonade with blueberries

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

Photography, Useful

22 April 2018 – Earth Day

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

Appetizer, Photography

Green omelet in the oven

Spring is here and nature is getting alive. Is the right time for all the green ingredients you need for a green omelet. For mine I use wild garlic and stinging nettles which I find in our garden. You can venture in the forest to find them if you don’t have them in the garden or… Continue reading Green omelet in the oven