• Romanian Dishes,  Salads

    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…

  • Eggplant Salad

    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 anyway… So here you go..for this recipe we need: 2 medium eggplants, about 1-1.5 lbs(try and buy eggplants that are long and slim not round-it is easier to cook) 1tbsp. salt 1/2 cup olive oil the juice of 1 lemon 1/2 onion – chopped finely 8 black olive(optional if you…