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

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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

Photography, Soup

Boletus mushrooms cream soup

It is mushroom season! On March- April they said that this summer is going to be very hot and no rain at all, instead it has been raining for 2 months almost nonstop. Rain combined with warm results in lots of mushrooms. People who forage for years say that they never saw so many mushrooms… Continue reading Boletus mushrooms cream soup

Desserts, Photography

Gnocchi with blueberry sauce

I told you about my first gnocchi.  I discovered that I like making them quite often with different sauces.  This recipe is with a sweet sauce so it is a dessert more than a side dish. Ingredients for gnocchi: 2 potatoes 2 cups of flour 1 egg Ingredients for sauce: 2 cups of blueberries (frozen… Continue reading Gnocchi with blueberry sauce

Photography, Useful

Dried Boletus Edulis mushrooms

I love foraging mushrooms. It is a great exercise and also an amazing walk in the forest. Disconnected from the city rush, it is a wonderful place to meditate, listen to the birds or just to rest in the grass. If you check my facebook account you will see a lot of photos from the… Continue reading Dried Boletus Edulis mushrooms