Photography, Useful

Green, green and green!

Spring is here. We still have some snow around but it is starting to get green all around. I can’t wait to eat all those green spring miracles. If you don’t know what I mean here is a list with my favorite. Let’s start with Wild garlic leaves. They grow in my mom’s garden and… Continue reading Green, green and green!

Maine dish, Photography

Brussels sprouts with turmeric

I always thought that Brussels sprouts are an acquired taste. I don’t think I know people that love them. I tried them when I was an adult and I wasn’t fond of them at the begging. I start eating sprouts because are very healthy. This recipe is simple but with a mix of condiments so… Continue reading Brussels sprouts with turmeric

Maine dish, Photography

Ratatouille in a pumpkin

I did my Ratatouille recipe a few years back. It was Julia Child’s recipe from her book. Yesterday I tried my recipe because my little boy don’t like red sauce this time. It is just a phase. So, for him, I made it with white sauce and for adults I made Ratatouille in a pumpkin. Why?… Continue reading Ratatouille in a pumpkin

Photography, Salad, Useful

I love spring green miracles

Who doesn’t like spring? Flowers blooming all around us, all the trees getting alive and birds singing all day long are just a few wonders of spring. We had a cold spring so far. With snow at the end of March, I thought that is gone take ages to see green around us. But spring… Continue reading I love spring green miracles

Appetizer, Maine dish, Photography

Spinach and feta cheese pie

A few months ago I saw a video of Jamie Oliver making a pie with phyllo dough. I loved the versatility of phyllo dough and made me use it more. So with my son’s help I made a spinach and feta cheese pie like Jamie made in that video. I don’t remember his ingredients so… Continue reading Spinach and feta cheese pie

Photography, Soup

Beetroot Borscht

In Bucovina we have borscht. It is a dish that can be for rich people or for poor people because of the vegetable you use in it. In our home every soup that is sour we call it borscht. We make borscht sour with a homemade sour borscht which is good for a hangover too.… Continue reading Beetroot Borscht

Maine dish, Photography

Skewers for a party

In our family we love to grill the meat, any meat and any time, and of course any vegetables. When you make skewers with different ingredients you have plenty possibilities. Vegetarian or not, they are the best when you have a party or you are feeding a crowd. My little one loves to make them.… Continue reading Skewers for a party