• Summer #Salad #Recipe

    Refreshing Summer Salad Recipe

    Summer…hot weather…lots of lots of salad! If you know a bit about romanian you will know that they love a good cheesy tomato salad! I love the simple tomato salad with a bit of salt and olive oil but my overall favourite is the Bulgarian Salad! I am sure that if you ever been to Romania or Easter Europe you heard of it. Below is my version of the salad with lots of parsley and feta cheese! 5.0 from 3 reviews Refreshing Summer Salad Recipe   Print Prep time 5 mins Cook time 5 mins Total time 10 mins   Summer Salad Recipe Author: Otilia Stocks Recipe type: Salad/Main Cuisine: Romanian…

  • Beans with smoked pork ham

    This is truly a Romanian recipe. More romanian than this you can’t find i think.  One i always eat with pleasure but at the same time one that I never manage to cook as well as my mum or grandmother. I guess is the amount of pork that always confuses me. Today however I am sharing with you my mum recipe. And believe it’s and worth making. Ingredients: smoked pork ham – if you can buy it still on the bone it’s great; 500 g white beans, washed well to get rid of all impurities; 1 carrot; 1 parsley root; 1 bay leaf; 2 onions finely chopped; 2 tbsp of…

  • 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 tbsp greek yogurt 1 small zucchini grated 1 small onion 1-2 cloves of garlic 1 slice of bread without crust and soaked in milk a handful of parsley and dill 2-3 tbsp of olive oil salt & pepper if you wish;i prefer not to add them as i feed little…

  • 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 favourite BBQ dishes is Chicken Kebabs – simple and tasty. Ingredients: 600 g chicken breast 2 white onions 2 small zucchini 2 green peppers 8-10 mushrooms 150 ml of milk dehydrated garlic paprika salt pepper warm water 8-9 sticks Put sticks to soak in cold water for 30 minutes. This…

  • Romanian doughnuts

    Today I have for you another recipe from my mum – donuts. Unfortunately I’m not well enough to stand up and cook because of my leg these days so my mum is doing most of the cooking. I’m just helping her at the moment. Here is her recipe for donuts and believe me they are unbelievable yummy! Ingredients: 1kg of self raising flour 100 ml vegetable oil 3 eggs 6 tbsp of sugar 50 g of fresh yeast 500 ml of warm milk 1/2 tsp ammonia bicarbonate 1 pinch of salt Other props you need: A big and deep frying pan 500 ml of vegetable oil for frying Rolling pin…

  • Sweet cabbage with pork

    Since i came home i’ve been eating a lot more Romanian food rather than english style food. The main reason is the fact that i am here and the other that i can’t really cook(standing is difficult when you have only one healthy leg. But i enjoy helping mum prepare food and earing the food too of course. Today i have for you another traditional romanian recipe – ‘Sweet cabbage with pork’. Ingredients: 5-6 pieces of pork steak 1 big onion finely chopped 1 medium-big white cabbage cut finely a small box of tomato sauce(or a couple of tbsp of tomato paste disolved in a bit of water) 1-2 bay…

  • pasca recipe

    Pasca recipe

    This is a recipe that my mum usually prepares for Easter. It’s easy and there’s no kneading required.The perfect recipe for me really as as you know I don’t do we’ll kneading   Ingredients: 700 gr cottage cheese6 large eggs400 g sour cream200 g butter (room temperature)200 g sugar4 tablespoons semolina4 tablespoons flour200 gr raisinsseeds from a vanilla pod or just vanilla essence Preheat the oven at 180 C.Start by breaking the 6 eggs and adding them to a big bowl. Add the sugar and vanilla and mix well with a mixer.On top of the egg and sugar mixture add the cottage cheese and mix well again. This time you…