Drinks, Photography

Cherry stem tea

I dried my cherry stem last spring and kept them in an airtight container. I spread them on a cookie sheet and leave to dry in a dark place for a few days. Here is my tea recipe Ingredients: ½ liter water 25 g cherry stems Directions: Boil the stems for 5 minutes and then… Continue reading Cherry stem tea

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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

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

Drinks, Photography

Green juice

I don’t know how your December was for you, but for me was an excessive food party. Don’t think that I partied all month long, just that I had more food than usually, actually more meat. In the second day of this year I just felt so full. You know the feeling when you see… Continue reading Green juice

Drinks, Photography

Lemonade

I am surviving summer with lemonade. Fresh cold lemonade. Who doesn’t love a cold lemonade? My recipe is simple so you can make it any time you like. Ingredients: 3 lemon juices 1 liter water A bunch of fresh mint leaves ½ tea spoon Stevia sugar Directions: Mix everything together. If you don’t have ice… Continue reading Lemonade

Desserts, Photography

Eat what you want day

Today, in USA is Eat what you want day. This day was created by Thomas and Ruth Roy from wellcat.com to help people frustrated by diets. Most nutritionist agree that a break now and then can be good for the people dieting. To celebrate this day don’t start eating all the junk food in the… Continue reading Eat what you want day