• Main Dishes,  Romanian Dishes

    Potato and chicken Stew-Tocanita de cartofi si pui

            Now that i am back from holiday i have my head full of my mum’s cooking(and belly). I think i put on around 3 kg while i was in Romania. Anyway i wanted to share with you one of my childhood favourite foods. My mum says that this dish was one of the only ones i used to eat! She use to sing me “Tocanita de cartofi toocanita de cartofi” just to make me eat it. So funny when i remember. The recipe is very simple and fast to do. You will need the below ingredients: 5 chicken breast halves, boneless / skinless(you can use chicken tights as…

  • Soups

    Lettuce Soup-Supa de salata

    Ingredients: 4 tbsp. butter or minced bacon 1 minced onion 1 bud garlic, minced 2 heads lettuce (about 2 lbs in all) Lemon juice 2 cups water 1 egg yolk 1/2 cup table cream Minced parsley Salt and pepper Cook slowly minced onion and garlic in melted fat until soft but not brown. Wash lettuce, tear leaves in small pieces, add to cooked onions and cook about 10 more minutes. Add salt, pepper, water and simmer 15 minutes. Add lemon juice and simmer 5 more minutes. Meanwhile, beat yolk in large serving bowl and add cream. Pour soup very slowly, drop by drop, over egg mixture stirring vigorously to prevent…