Maine dish, Photography

Baked vegetables with rice

In the last couple of weeks I start making lots of baked vegetables. I eat them fresh and I also bake them with meat or without it. I like beetroot because is sweet and is also very healthy. After winter I feel the need of eating lots of vegetables and greens. This is a vegetarian… Continue reading Baked vegetables with rice

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Maine dish, Photography

Baked leek and red onions

Last night I was in the mood for baked onion. I love grilled or baked onion, so, with this in mind I went to the store near our home and bought a leek and red onions. The recipe is simple and you can make it without the egg and milk if you are vegetarians. Ingredients:… Continue reading Baked leek and red onions

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 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

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

Appetizer, Maine dish, Photography

Beetroot and chickpeas burger

These days I longed for a burger, a healthy version of a burger.  I made this Spicy beetroot burger last year in March and it was great. A few days back I made another healthy burger which my husband ate most of them. Ingredients for the beetroot burger: 250 g roasted beetroot peeled 250 g… Continue reading Beetroot and chickpeas burger