• Turta Dulce

     Another romanian recipe for my readers today. I didn’t put the translation in english because i am not sure how you translate it…if you have any ideas please let me know. These “Turta dulce” is good with tea, coffe and wine and i can guarantee that your kids will love them too! For this recipe you will need the follow ingredients: * 500 g bee honey * 500 g sugar * 200 g walnuts (cut into pieces) * 100 ml rum * 1 teaspoon bicarbonate * 4 eggs * 1 kg flour * 1 tip teaspoon black pepper * 3 teaspoons cinnamon * clove, nutmeg * 50 g butter Mix…

  • Creme Caramel – Crema de zahar ars

    This is a delicious light dessert that is a favorite in our family. I hope you will enjoy it too. Preparation time: 55 minutes Makes: 6 servings Ingredients: * ½ quart milk * 4 tablespoons sugar * 4 large eggs * 2-3 drops vanilla extract * 5 tablespoons sugar – for coating the baking pan Preparation: 1. In a pot simmer milk on medium-low heat adding 4 tablespoons sugar and vanilla and stirring continuously until the sugar is melted. Simmer the milk for an additional 1-2 minutes. 2. In a flan pan heat on the stove top the 5 tablespoons of sugar until the sugar becomes golden brown and liquid.…

  • Scrambled eggs with sour cream(Jumari cu smantana)

      This a simple breakfast recipe from the romanian “repertoire”.    You will need the below ingredients for 1 person: 2 eggs salt and pepper to taste 2 tbsp sour cream 1 pinch flour 1 tbsp butter 1 tbsp herbs of Provence(or any combination of herbs that you might have) In a small bowl beat eggs lightly. Add salt and pepper. Warm a plate. In a cup or a small bowl mix the sour cream with the flour. Add the sour cream mixture to the eggs and beat until the mixture is smooth. Heat the butter in a small frying pan over medium hot heat. As soon as the foam…

  • Baked Stuffed peppers (Ardei umpluti la cuptor)

    This is a recipe that i absolutely love! My mum is the master in cooking it and for me she is the best cook in the world! This is not however my mum recipe but i will promise will write that one as well someday. Ingredients: 1 1/2 cups water 1/2 cup rice 4 big green/red peppers( i prefer the red ones as they are sweeter) 5 tbsp olive oil 1 onion,chopped 2 garlic cloves,chopped 2lbs. tomatoes, peeled 1 lb medium-lean beef,finely ground 4 tbsp fresh parsley, chopped 2 tbsp fresh dill ,chopped 2tsp salt 1 tsp fresh ground pepper 4 large tomato slices 4 tbsp sour cream Heat water, add…

  • 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 is the way my mum and my grandmother use to cook it!! If you want just a one time salad and have no space to cool them in please use the quantities below. Otherwise you can multiple this how many times you want and store it in the fridge. In…