Chicken meatballs in tomato sauce

My girls love meatballs but as the beef taste is different over here i thought i would try and make meatballs with chicken instead. It was a very good idea so now i decided that it will be good to share the recipe with you my readers too. Ingredients: For the meatballs: 500 g of chicken tights 3 eggs 2…

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Chicken Kebabs – Romanian style

As you can imagine as the whole family got together in the last couple of weeks we had lots of BBQ’s! I am sure i told you before that i love having BBQ’s as i get to relax in the garden while the boys are taking care of the meat and the ladies are chilling and chatting. One of my…

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A Charcoal Challenge

It’s summer. It’s hot so it means that is time for BBQ’s! We love BBQ’s in our family. My dad thinks of himself as a BBQ master and so is my husband. I think all men think of themselves as being BBQ masters isn’t it? LOL Thanks to Moneysupermarket last week we had a proper BBQ feast.For us when we have a…

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Sarmale(cabbage stuffed with mince) – a traditional romanian dish

  What you can see above is how my hubby eats sarmale.   Sarmale is THE Signature dish for Romania.   Every time we visit home or my mum visits us in London she makes us a batch of  “sarmale”. And when i say a batch i am talking about 100. So what are the “sarmale”? Stuff cabbage or vine…

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Perfect roast chicken

This is the best way to roasts chicken. The meat just falls of the bone is that good. Ingredients: – 2.25 kg free range chicken – 55 g of butter – 1 lemon quartered – 125 ml of white wine – Thai spices from Gourmet Garden – salt and pepper Preheat the oven to 220C. Wash the chicken well and…

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Pasties with leftovers mince

This last week I’ve been watching a program call Superscrimpers on Channel 4. There are lots of frugal advices but one I really liked tip about leftover pasties. One of the super crimpers (can’t recall her name) advice us to make pasties if we have leftover mince. As it happens I had some leftover mince in the fridge from a…

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Beef stew

Hubby bought me a couple of new cook books for Mother’s Day so last weekend i decided to cook this beef stew for us. Unfortunately i didn’t have the exact ingredients but i tweaked and replaced whatever i didn’t have and it become this new yummy stew that both hubby and daughter loved. Ingredients: 1.3 kg boneless braising steak cut…

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