• Soups

    Garlic soup

    I’m Romanian and I like garlic! My hubby says that romanians eat garlic with anything. More or less is true…LOL. Thing is if we put garlic in a dish it’s always lots! For the past couple of days I’ve been suffering with a very bad cold and believe me when I tell you a cold it’s even worse when pregnant! So today, as soon we got home from up north I decided to cook a soup for my sore throat! The only problem was the fact that we didn’t have any of the ingredients need it to cook a traditional Romanian soup. One that my mum always use to cook…

  • Biscuits

    Easy chocolate chip cookies

    Yes they are really easy to make. I have to admit that I was inspired by Nigella’s chocolate chip recipe but I changed it to suit the ingredients I had in my cupboard. I think I’ve done a pretty good job and my daughter and hubby really enjoy eating them. Really good and not very sugary.   Here are the ingredients that I used: – 150 gr soft unsalted butter; – 200 gr caster sugar; – 2 teaspoon vanilla extract; – 2 eggs; – 300 gr plain flour; – 1/2 teaspoon bicarbonate of soda; – chocolate – Cadbury buttons cut small(I didn’t have an chocolate chips), white chocolate for decoration;…

  • Family Stories

    Listography – Top 5 cookbooks

    Cookery books! Every time I go to a book shop I end up browsing the cookery books. Love the colours and I’m curious to see what are the latest cookbooks on the market. I have a couple of favourite chefs but I also love the anonymous kind of books – written by people that are not that famous. So because of my love of cookery books I decided to join the linky this week over at Katetakes5 blog. Really excited to share them with you! I’m having a hard time choosing only 5 though…but let’s see: 1. Delia’s – How to cook – I think this book must’ve been the…

  • Words of Wisdom

    Words of Wisdom – 14/1

    Hello my lovelies! Today I have something to confess! Today is the day when I didn’t step out my house ! I didn’t even go to take the trash out! Usually it’s daddy’s job to take the trash anyway. Instead while Hubby and Boogie went to swimming I stayed at home and clean, cook and baked! If you want the recipe for the muffins above you can find it here. It is a Nigella insipired recipe. Anyway all in all I had a nice day! Then in the afternoon hubby went supermarket shopping and I stayed home with my daughter. She is not feeling very well so it was better…

  • Muffins and cupcakes

    Nigella Chocolate banana muffins

    I know i rarely write down a recipe here but i bakes these wonderful muffins today and i thought i should share them with you as well. The recipe is so simple and easy and only ready to eat in line 30 minutes! Ingredients: 3 very ripe or overripe bananas 125 ml vegetable oil 2 eggs 100g  soft light brown sugar 225g plain flour 3x15ml tablespoons best quality cocoa powder, sifted 1 teaspoon bicarbonate of soda Preheat oven to 200 grade Celsius and line a muffin tin with muffin cases. In a bowl mash the banana by hand ( this is how i done it ) or with a freestanding…