Maine dish, Photography, Useful

BUCOVINA HAPPY BIRTHDAY!

I was born in Bucovina, Romania and today we celebrate 100 years since the union with all its historical provinces. Home is where your heart is and my heart is in Bucovina. More about Bucovina you can find here. Here are some Romanian recipes with the original name. Click on the link for the recipe.… Continue reading BUCOVINA HAPPY BIRTHDAY!

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Maine dish, Photography

Pork chops – ribs with broccoli puree

One of the reasons I love summer is that I love barbecue. Vegetables or meat, they are all super good on fire. When is cold outside and you don’t have time or you are not in the mood for a barbecue you still have your oven. We buy from a local shop meat mixed with… Continue reading Pork chops – ribs with broccoli puree

Desserts, Photography

Baked donuts with chocolate

Donuts! Donuts! Donuts! Healthy or not we all love donuts. They could be simple, with chocolate or gem, we all need donuts in our life. I always tried to eat as healthy as possible especially for my kid. When they are little they need good examples in their life. This time I tried baked donuts.… Continue reading Baked donuts with chocolate

Photography, Soup

Mushroom borscht

My husband loves to make a borscht (sour soup), any kind of it. Vegetable or meat, as long it is sour is the best. This summer he made a boletus borscht. It was wonderful. I went foraging mushrooms and he did the borscht. I made photos at the end and now I am sharing his… Continue reading Mushroom borscht

Maine dish, Photography, Soup

Autumn inspiration

September was a really warm month, more like a summer month not autumn. In the last 2 days we start feeling that fall has come around so I was thinking about fall recipes that make my rainy days happy. Baked brown sugar pumpkin with mushrooms Boletus mushrooms cream soup Beetroot and chickpeas burger Skewers Risotto… Continue reading Autumn inspiration

Appetizer, Maine dish, Photography

Baked sweet brown pumpkin with mushrooms

This recipe is an adaptation of this Baked pumpkin with porcini mushrooms recipe. I saw brown sugar pumpkins in the shop and I thought about this recipe I made a while back. Simple and tasteful this recipe goes great as a side dish or a main dish. We ate it with meat cooked on the… Continue reading Baked sweet brown pumpkin with mushrooms

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