• Broccoli, Cauliflower and Rice Casserole

    This recipe might be late considering that the link with the theme CHEESE went live on Friday but as i already talk to you about it i need to let you know the recipe don’t you think? Ingredients: 1 medium flower of broccoli 1 medium flower of cauliflower 4 cups of boiled rice 1 clove of garlic 3 tbsp of flour 6 tbsp of butter 1 1/2 cup of milk(you can increase of decrease the quantity to your willing thickness) 3 cups of shredded Cheddar cheese or any other cheese you like sprinkle of salt and pepper Steam or microwave broccoli and cauliflower until tender but still keeping their colour.…

  • Romanian bean soup #recipe

    Romanian bean soup

    The bean soup – “Ciorba de fasole” – is probably one of the most traditional dishes in Romania. It’s easy to make and everybody knows how to do it. Women anyway. Ingredients for about 4 portions: -250 g white beans; -a big onion; -one big carrot; -one small parsnip; -one small celery root; -one red pepper; -one tsp of sweet paprika; -one tbsp of tomato paste(optional) – a pinch of dried thyme; -salt; -3 tbsp of oil; Wash the beans and put them to boil. The water just needs to cover slightly the beans and no more. Boil until the skin starts to become wrinkled. At that point change the…

  • Squash soup

    The cold weather is now here…It came with rain and colds. First my daughter had a cold and then i had a cold(well i still have it a little bit) and i think next is daddy. At the same time with the cold weather comes our desire to eat hot food! What is better then a soup when outside is cold and rainy? The squash soup i cooked is not a traditional Romanian soup – although we do cook cream soups in Romania too – but it is tasty and my hubby and i love it! We can’t say the same about my daughter but hopefully with time she will…

  • Romanian tomato soup with rice

    I’ve been thinking to cook my dad’s tomato soup for ages. Yes you hear me right! My dad’s. He cooks the best tomato soup ever. It’s simple and delicious! And simple is what I need to cook while I’m at home with a cold. So last night I cooked my dad’s tomato soup as I remember it. This is a soup that can be eaten hot or cold. Perfect for a hot summer day and for a day when you just want to heal your sore throat! I looked in my fridge to try and find some vegetables to add to my so. We didn’t go shopping last weekend so…