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

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Appetizer, Photography

Homemade chicken pate

One of my best childhood memories is going camping. I love camping and I taught my son to love it too since he was 1 year old. I put a tent in the garden and spent the night in it. Now, he can’t wait to go camping. I told you about our food in that… Continue reading Homemade chicken pate

Food photography tips, Photography

Painted background

Together with my son (6 years old) I made this background for my food photos. Very cheap and easy to make, this background helped us spending quality time. With a piece of hard cardboard and some paint sky is the limit. I already use it for a few photos. I hope you like it. I… Continue reading Painted background

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

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