Country Style Salad – Salata taraneasca

 So another day another recipe for a romanian salad. It seems that now is tradition…. This recipe is so simple! When i was little i use to help my grandmother prepare it. Ingredients: 2 eggs hard boiled and cooled 2 large boiling potatoes – peeled and sliced 2 green peppers cored and sliced 2 tomatoes , sliced 1 large onion peeled and…

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Grilled Pepper Salad – Salata de ardei copti

 As promised and maybe a bit faster than i thought it will be here is the recipe for the Grilled Pepper Salad. This can be a hassle for some and opening a jar of grilled peppers might be better. But hear me when i say that none of the peppers found in the shops will taste better than this!! This…

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Eggplant salad – Salata de vinete

I am Romanian and I always wanted to share with you a few of our traditional recipes. I think now is time to start and i would love to start with my sister’s favorite recipe – Salata de vinete- like we say in Romanian. I found that my husband doesn’t like this salad but it might be because he doesn’t enjoy eggplant…

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Low Calorie Snacks

No matter how much i try and to tell the truth quite often i just quit i don’t seem to lose weight as much as i wish i could! I am going to start this talk about dieting with a few tips about low calorie snacks. This is where i hit the worse! I eat healthy and little during my…

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Muffins and cupcakes

What is a Muffin? A small, cakelike bread that can be made with a variety of flours and often contains fruits and nuts. Most American-style muffins fall into the quick bread category and are leavened with either baking powder or baking soda. The yeast-raised type, such as the English muffin, is generally finer in texture. These small breads are usually…

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Nigella Chocolate banana muffins

I know i rarely write down a recipe here but i bakes these wonderful muffins today and i thought i should share them with you as well. The recipe is so simple and easy and only ready to eat in line 30 minutes! Ingredients: 3 very ripe or overripe bananas 125 ml vegetable oil 2 eggs 100g  soft light brown…

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