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

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

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

Drinks, Photography

Pine needle syrup

In the spring we make pine syrup after we harvest the new pine spruce. We use the syrup for Christmas cocktails because of the rich flavor or when we are sick. My husband made a vodka pine flavor last year and he loved the idea. This year he is gone try again. Go and have… Continue reading Pine needle syrup