• carrot cake recipe
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    Carrot Cake

    It is not the first time I am baking a carrot cake but it is definitely the first time I am really happy with the way it tastes and looks.   This is by far my daughters favourite cake. Every time there is a celebration – birthday, Easter, Christmas etc. – my girls ask for this cake and I can’t blame them really.   The flavour brought by the carrots combine with walnuts and the cream cheese cream is just sublime! I can say that this will be our family cake.   I made this for Easter so its quite a while since then – you will have to forgive…

  • Romanian bean soup #recipe
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    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…

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    Meatballs my way

    Recently my daughter start refusing eating vegetables! I guess this is a toddler thing and just a phase but in the meantime I need to think of ways to give my daughter some vegetables. This is why I decided to make these meatballs on Sunday! My daughter loves meatballs so they were a success. Ingredients: – 150 gr. of mince beef; – 1 small courgette; – 1 carrot; – 1 small onion; – 2 cloves of garlic; – salt and pepper; – a bunch of parsley Put all the ingredients besides the mince in a mixer and pulse until smooth. At the end put the vegetable mixture on top of…